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1) Cavalcade of the Rails
Frank P Morse
  Cavalcade of the Rails
E P Dutton, 1940. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover, no DJ. E P Dutton, 1940, stated first edition. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, minor foxing to end-papers. Stories, legends, and history of railroading in America..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$35.00
2) ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Summer 1979
Geoff Fischer
  ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Summer 1979
European Train Ethusiasts, 1979. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Newsletter, softcover, 8 pages. European Train Enthusiasts, 1979. In very good condition, section missing from front cover (renewal form), some internal markings by previous owner. Newsletter for train enthusiasts. Contents: Editorial, Subscription Information, Postal Car, Modeling the Rheingold Train (John Schmate), Modeling Advice and Questions, Second News Report on Europe's Rails (Alfred E Hauser)..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$20.00
3) ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Fall 1979
Geoff Fischer
  ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Fall 1979
European Train Enthusiasts, 1979. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Newsletter, softcover, 8 pages. ETE, 1979. In very good condition. Contents: Editorial, Subscription Information, Postal Car, Gene's Jottings, Prototype Corner - The Rhaetian Railways (Alfred E Hauser). Illlustrations depict railway line developments for Switzerland and the Grisons, Rhaetian Railways, Gerguen-Preda, and Alp Gruem-Poschiavo. Also a detail of the Standard Rhaetian Railway passenger coach - second class for 64 passengers..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$20.00
4) The Great Iron Trail The Story of the First Transcontiental Railroad
Robert West Howard
  The Great Iron Trail The Story of the First Transcontiental Railroad
Bonanza, 1962. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Bonanza, 1962. In near fine condition with a poor DJ, has been chipped and torn in several places, held together by the mylar. How the blood, sweat, tears and dollars of teh dreamers, explorers, inventors, iron men, graders and financiers combined to build America's first transcontinental railroad..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$15.00
5) The Impossible Railway: The Building of the Canadian Pacific
Berton, Pierre
  The Impossible Railway: The Building of the Canadian Pacific
Knopf, 1972. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Thus. Hardcover. Very good condition, cover has a few light marks, map on front endpaper has minor stain at top of page, pages toning. DJ is good, shows edgewear and has a crease near the price. Illlustrated with 27 maps and 16 pages of halftones. Originally published in Canada in two volumes: The National Dream and The Last Spike. This is the first American edition of the combined volumes..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$25.00
6) Iron Wheels and Broken Men: The Railroad Barons and the Plunder of the West
O'Connor, Richard
  Iron Wheels and Broken Men: The Railroad Barons and the Plunder of the West
Putnam, 1973. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Putnam, 1973, first edition. In near fine condition. How and why the transcontinental railroads were built, with cast of players from exploited Chinese and Irish gandy dancers and dance-hall girls to the Wall Street tycoons, land barons, and presidents who conned thousands onto the sterile waterless plains. William F. Cody was paid $500 a month to kill at least twelve buffalo a day for meat. In 18 months he killed 4,280 buf ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$30.00
7) Making Tracks: An American Rail Odyssey
Pindell, Terry
  Making Tracks: An American Rail Odyssey
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Grove Pr, 1990. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. DJ has come light edgewear and a chip at top of spine. "Part history and part travelogue, his chronicle of that journey is a fresh portrait of America and of the 'steel riders' who have seen the country up close..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$15.00
8) Narrow Gauge to Silverton The Story of An American Heirloom
John B Hungerford
  Narrow Gauge to Silverton The Story of An American Heirloom
Hungerford Press, 1967. Book. Good. Soft cover. Softcover. Hungerford Press, 1967. In good condition, cover wear, soiling and a couple of creases. Interior is clear and bright. B & W photos and illustrations, maps. History and overview of the Silverton Train, which runs between Durango and Silverton, Colorado. Great photos!.

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$8.00
9) Nothing Like It in the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
Ambrose, Stephen E
  Nothing Like It in the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
Simon & Schuster, 2000. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. Trade paperback. Near fine condition. The story of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads and the men who built them..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
10) A Pathfinder in the Southwest
Grant Foreman
  A Pathfinder in the Southwest
University of Oklahoma, 1968. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. University of Oklahoma Press, 1968, second printing. In very good condition, usual library markings, some residual glue from tape on boards and front endpapers. The itinerary of Lieutenant A. W. Whipple during his explorations for a railway route from Fort Smith to Los Angeles in the years 1853 & 1854..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$20.00
11) The Pictorial Encyclopaedia of Railways
Ellis, Cuthbert Hamilton
  The Pictorial Encyclopaedia of Railways
London, United Kingdom: Hamlyn, 1973. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Hamlyn, 1973, fifth impression. In very good condition, front hinge is beginning to separate. DJ is good, has a tear at top of spine, corners show some wear, protected by mylar. Over 800 pictures and 30,000 words of captions that tell the story of railways from the first Babylonian rutways to the 100 MPH monorail..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$12.00
12) Pioneer Railroad The Story of the Chicago and North Western System
Robert J Casey, W A S Douglas
  Pioneer Railroad The Story of the Chicago and North Western System
Whittlesey House, 1948. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover, no DJ. Very good condition. History of the growth of the railroad and the people who worked so hard to see it completed..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$25.00
13) The Railway Revolution George and Robert Stephenson
L T C Rolt
  The Railway Revolution George and Robert Stephenson
St Martins Press, 1962. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover with DJ in mylar. St. Martin's Press, 1962, first edition. In very good condition, name on front endpapers, outside page edges lightly soiled. DJ is fair, has some chips and tears, back cover is soiled and lots of edgewear, now encased in mylar. During the lifetime of the two men, England was transformed from a rural land where speed of communications had been determined by the horse, to an industrial complex linked by a networ ... more information

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$35.00
14) Railways The Pioneer Years
Malcom Fletcher, John Taylor
  Railways The Pioneer Years
Chartwell Books, 1990. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Chartwell, 1990. In near fine condition, two pieces of tape on half title page, end papers have some coloration flaws. The first 100 years of railway development, with an authoritative chronology up to 1939 and index of types of locomotive..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$30.00
15) Railways of Thirty Nations Government Versus Private Ownership
P Harvey Middleton
  Railways of Thirty Nations Government Versus Private Ownership
Prentice-Hall, 1937. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Prentice-Hall, 1937. In very good condition, previous owners name and label on back of front cover, endpapers toning. A detailed study of railroads around the world, both privately owned and government operated, with the purpose of concluding which type of operation is best for railroads in the US..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$25.00
16) Smoke Over the Divide Union Pacific Wyoming Division
Ehernberger and Gschwind
  Smoke Over the Divide Union Pacific Wyoming Division
Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. E & G Publications, 1965. In very good condition, name on back of front cover, minimal library markings. 64 pages. Follow the history of railroads and locomotives in the Wyoming area..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$20.00
17) The Steam Locomotive
Haine, Edgar A
  The Steam Locomotive
Cranbury, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Cornwall Books, 1990. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Cornwall Books, 1990. In near fine condition. B & W photos, illustrations, and maps. More than one thousand illustrations which register the evolution, development, and applications of this source of motive power in various parts of the world..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$60.00
18) Steel of Empire The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northwest Passage of Today
John Murray Gibbon
  Steel of Empire The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northwest Passage of Today
Bobbs-Merrill, 1935. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Bobbs-Merrill, 1935, stated first edition. In very good condition, edges of boards worn and rubbed, a few scratches on the front and back panels. Numerous b & w and color plates, illustrations, and fold-out maps. The Canadian Pacific railway system..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$35.00
19) The Story of American Railroads
Stewart H Holbrook
  The Story of American Railroads
Book. Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, ex-library. Bonanza Book, 1947. In good condition, usual library markings, front end paper removed. 100 illustrations and the history of American railroads..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
20) They Built the West An Epic of Rails and Cities
Glenn Chesney Quiett
  They Built the West An Epic of Rails and Cities
Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, no DJ. D. Appleton 1934. In very good condition, has minor to moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, light scuffing of covers, spine panel has severe sun-fading, owner's name on inside front cover and on front endpaper. The history of the great cities and railroads of the American West. B & W frontispiece and numerous additional b & w plates, bibliography, index..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$20.00
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