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Transportation - Railway

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Transportation - Railway

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A Trail of Steel: 150 Years of Passenger Train History
1 A Trail of Steel: 150 Years of Passenger Train History
Montreal VIA Rail Canada Inc. Hard Cover Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
nd. Copyright 1986. 127 pp. illustrated with colour and b&w photos. Canadian Steel Engravers Limited. and symbol on title page. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Half leather, green, with green marbled boards, matching the endpapers. Gilt titles to spine in English and French and three raised bands. Canadian Steel Engravers Limited symbol embossed in gilt to front board and gilt line on leather where it borders the marbling. Minimal rubbing at the fore corners, else fine. This book was also published in a more common edition under the title "Rails Across Canada," but is scarce as this finely bound copy, under this title. 
Price: 50.00 CDN
 
 
The Railroad - What it is, What it Does: The Introduction to Railroading, Armstrong, John H.
2 Armstrong, John H. The Railroad - What it is, What it Does: The Introduction to Railroading
Omaha, NE Simmons-Boardman Books Inc. 1979 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Second printing. 240 pp. Includes suggested readings and index. Well illustrated in b&w. Stiff textured green card covers with gilt lettering. 
Price: 20.00 CDN
 
 
Power for the World's Railways: GEC Traction and Its Predecessors - 1823 to the Present Day., Bradley, Rodger P.
3 Bradley, Rodger P. Power for the World's Railways: GEC Traction and Its Predecessors - 1823 to the Present Day.
Sparford, near Yeovil, Somerset Oxford Publishing Company 1993 0860934136 / 9780860934134 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
176 pp. with appendices and index. Well illustrated with photos and drawings. Black boards with gilt titles on spine. Photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. A heavy book that may require extra shipping charges. 
Price: 50.00 CDN
 
 
The Philosophy of Railways: The Transcontinental Railway Idea in British North America., Den Otter, A. A.
4 Den Otter, A. A. The Philosophy of Railways: The Transcontinental Railway Idea in British North America.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1997 0802041612 / 9780802041616 First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
292 pp. with notes and index. Illustrated with maps, photos and artwork. Light yellow endpapers. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Colour photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 18.00 CDN
 
 
Whistlestop (Whistle Stop): A Journey Across Canada, Galt, George
5 Galt, George Whistlestop (Whistle Stop): A Journey Across Canada
Toronto Methuen 1987 0458805106 / 9780458805105 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
233 pp. Map endpapers. Blue cloth with gilt to spine. Blue illustrated dust jacket with white and black lettering. Dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. "Whistlestop is the travelogue of a four month railway journey across Canada ..." Square, clean and tight. 
Price: 14.00 CDN
 
 
Portraits of Canada: Photographic Treasures of the CPR, Hanna, Jonathan; Kennell, Robert C.; Lacourte, Carol
6 Hanna, Jonathan; Kennell, Robert C.; Lacourte, Carol Portraits of Canada: Photographic Treasures of the CPR
Calgary, Alberta, Canada Fifth House Publishers 2006 1894856775 / 9781894856775 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Oblong 8vo 
211 pp. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos. Foreword by Rex Murphy. Grey boards with black titles on spine. Photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. "This book is a carefully made selection of 158 of the most thought-provoking, stunning and sometimes quixotic images from the 800,000 historic images in the CPR archives... Packed with fascinating details about the photographers and photographs... " 
Price: 30.00 CDN
 
 
Stampede City Streetcars: The Story of the Calgary Municipal Railway., Hatcher, Colin K.
7 Hatcher, Colin K. Stampede City Streetcars: The Story of the Calgary Municipal Railway.
Montreal Railfare 1975 0919130259 / 9780919130258 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 9-1/2"h x 12-1/4w 
88 pp. Illustrated in b&w with maps, photos, drawings, etc. Envelope on rear pastedown contains folding route map, route indicators and errata slip. Orange cloth with gilt titles to spine and front board. Colour illustrated dust jacket is worn, with closed tears and edge chipping but is still bright and is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 125.00 CDN
 
 
8 Hungry Wolf, Adolph Narrow Gauge Railway Scenes. (Signed)
Skookumchuck, B.C. Canadian Caboose Press 1992 0920698417 / 9780920698419 First Edition Printer Wrapper Very Good 8-1/2"h x 11"w Signed by Author
224 pp. profusely illustrated with b&w photos. Glossy colour illustrated card covers have a bit of fading on the bottom and right side of the front panel. SIGNED AND DATED by the author 11/92 at the bottom of page 3, after the introduction. 
Price: 20.00 CDN
 
 
9 Tucker, Albert Steam into Wilderness: Ontario Northland Railway, 1902-1962.
Toronto Fitzhenry & Whiteside 1978 0889024448 / 9780889024441 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
214 pp. with notes, appendices and index. Illustrated with maps, plates from photos and facsimilies. Map illustrated endpapers. Blue boards with gilt titles. Colour illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. A heavy book that may require extra shipping charges. 
Price: 18.00 CDN
 


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