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Gringo Builders

By: Allhands, J. L.

Price: $146.63

Publisher: Joplin, MO, J. L. Allhands: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038360

Condition: Very Good


283 pp, (1), (13) index, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering & border on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The author writes of his years in the employ of B. F. Johnston and P. M. Johnston of St. Elmo, Illinois as they provided the country with railroad facilities. They built the C. P. & M. Railroad and constructed over fifteen hundred miles of railroad for B.F. Yoakum, in Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas alon... View more info

Uriah Lott

By: Allhands, J. L.

Price: $62.48

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050761

Condition: Very Good


xii, (8 pg plates), 187 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front panel and spine, tipped-in map at rear of the book, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep. The map of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of 1944, that shows the Missouri Pacific Lines and Southern Pacific Lines. This is the story of Uriah Lott, who took over the Corpus Christi, San Diego & Rio Grande Narrow Guage Railroad. He turned it into the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway. He stretched ... View more info

ALLIS-CHALMERS Model "WC" Tractor Operator's Manual

By: Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Company

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Company:

Seller ID: 027536

Condition: Poor


31 pp, tan pages w/illustrations. Operater's manual for the Allis-Chalmers model "WC" tractor. The booklet contains illustrations to familiarize the owner w/the details of construction and principles of operation of the tractor. Has information on the operation, lubrication, tractor speeds, and parts of the tractor. missing covers, creased vertically, pages some soiling, corners folded. View more info

THOMAS AND HIS FRIENDS COLLECTION : a Unique Collection of Engine Stories from the Railway Series

By: Awdry, W.

Price: $23.59

Publisher: London, England, Dean: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 033992

ISBN: 0603560350

Condition: Near Fine


220 pp, glossy brown boards & dj w/light tan lettering on the spine w/color illustrated front & back panels. This volume contains fifty-six stories about the different engines from Thomas, Percy the small engine, Toby the tram engine, Edward the blue engine, Gordon the big engine, Henry the green engine and James the red engine. View more info

Lighthouses of Texas

By: Baker, T. Lindsay w/foreword by Holland, F. Ross

Price: $46.71

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050763

ISBN: 0890964815

Condition: Very Good+


xv, 128 pp, green clothcovered boards w/bright blu lettering on the spine, SIGNED by author on the half title page, w/date 23 Oct 2011. glossy green dj w/color illustrated front panel w/white-black lettering on front panel & spine. The author presents the comprehensive story of the lighthouses and lightships of Texas. It focuses on the ten surviving light stations as well as the two lightships that formerly served the Texas coast. Prev owner wrote on the ffep as a ... View more info

The Midland Main Line, 1875-1922

By: Barnes, Eric George Sampson

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Augustus M. Kelley: 1970

Seller ID: 032299

ISBN: 0043850499

Condition: Good+


280 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj red-wht-grey w/pictorial front & spine. The Midland Railway functioned as a provincial goods and mineral line. At the close of the Victorian era the Midland was probably the most popular of al British railways. This volume reveals the inside story of Derby policy between 1844 and 1922. dj price-clipped, dj two tears to top edge front panel, boards have some insect depredation along the top & bottom edges of the finish... View more info

Howard Hughes and His Flying Boat

By: Barton, Charles

Price: $55.25

Publisher: Fallbrook, CA, Aero Publishers, Inc.: 1982

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 033352

ISBN: 0816864578

Condition: Near Fine


272 pp, blu imitation leather boards w/gilt lettering, dj light brown w/black-red lettering w/illustrated front & spine, pictorial rear panel of Spruce Goose flying, pictorial endpapers. This is the story of Howard Hughes the aviator and designer of unusual airplanes, the story of his life before he became the wheeler-dealer of Las Vegas, of he airplane crashes tha tchanged the course of his life, of his mysterious "disappearance" for nine months, and of his s... View more info

Here Comes the Polly

By: Becker, Ethel Anderson

Price: $24.86

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Superior Publishing Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006371

Condition: Very Good


127 pp, Story about the Russian gunboat Politkofsky which provides some history of Alaska, northern people, and Seattle. prev owner wrote on FPD w/date & price in 1974. View more info

The First book of Automobiles #5

By: Bendick, Jeanne

Price: $6.38

Publisher: New York, NY, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1955

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 003540

Condition: Very Good


64 pp, yellow cloth boards w/red lettering. Book about different kinds of automobiles, how automobiles work, car factory, and other types of cars. View more info

The First Book of Airplanes #1

By: Bendick, Jeanne

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1958

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 026102

Condition: Very Good+


63 pp, blu boards w/dark blu lettering, dj light blu-wht w/black lettering w/wraparound illustration, illustrated endpapers, dj has book listings on the inside. Prev owner wrote on ffep, dj chipped at top & bottom of spine, some discoloration to dj spine. View more info

The History of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe

By: Berkman, Pamela

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1988

Seller ID: 051494

ISBN: 0517633507

Condition: Very Good+


128 pp, blu papercovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy blu, white, tan, brown, red color pictorial dust jacket w/color photo of Santa Fe engines on the front and color pictorial illustration of a native American chief on the rear panel. The story of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company that included nearly all of the southwestern United States, from the Mississipi to the Pacific and from the Rockies to the Gulf of Mexico. tchison, View more info

Aviation in Texas

By: Bilstein, Roger and Miller, Jay

Price: $27.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Monthly Press, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051030

ISBN: 0932012957

Condition: Very Good+


288 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blu-brown dj w/color illustrated front panel and brown rear panel w/black-and-white photos. The story of the history of aviation in Texas, from Jacob Brodbeck's reported flight in 1865 to the development of the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston. The book contains more than three hundred photographs and it spotlights the personalities and events that contributed to the heritage of the industry. View more info

Victorious Paints the Great Balloon

By: Birchman, David Francis

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Bradbury Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009543

Condition: Very Good+


52 pp, blu boards w/blu clothcovered spine w/copper lettering, glossy blu dj w/copper lettering w/pictorical full color front & back. Victorious, a member of the unlucky Rattan family in rural France, becomes involved in a historic hot air balloon ascension & restores good repute to the Rattans. A tale about aeronautical advances, enormous artistic talent, and the great bravery of barnyard animals. View more info

Over the River and Through the Years : Book One

By: Blaisdelll, Katharine

Price: $26.35

Publisher: North Haverhill, NH, Katherine Blaisdell: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 040500

Condition: Very Good


vii, [1], 184 pp, blu SC wraps w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, Inscribed and SIGNED on the half title page. The book contains records and recollections of early travel, railroads and the Connecticut River. It includes information about ferries, bridges, steamboats, major floods, turnpikes, stagecoaches, railroads, and major train wrecks along the Connecticut River. View more info

the Real Book about Ships (Real Book Series)

By: Block, Irvin

Price: $11.01

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books,: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001628

Condition: Very Good


211 pp, Story about ships and sailing. History of ships and how they were built and improved upon by many varied peoples. stain on dj spine, dj chipped on top & bottom and corners. View more info

Parcel Post in Foreign Countries

By: Bourne, Jr. Hon. Jonathan

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1912

Seller ID: 050363

Condition: Good+


326 pp, red SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. This report presents the data that was collected from foreign countries concerning parcel post shipping and the convention for exchange of postal parcels of the international postal union. spine is sunned, bottom front corner of cover is missing, chipped at bottom of the spine, small tear on the rear cover. View more info

The Auto Boy's Big Six

By: Braden, Jas. A.

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035520

Condition: Good


252 pp, orange boards w/black lettering & illustrated front panel & spine, frontispiece on plain paper. The front cover has four boys in open motorcar w/a locomotive in upper background. Book #5 in the original series and book #9 in the reissue. Mattson #04200 Format #2. some soiling and staining to the boards. View more info

BRANIFF AIRWAYS, INC Application for Courtesy Card

By: Braniff

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Braniff Airways, Inc: 1957

Seller ID: 021083

Condition: Very Good


1 page, wht w/black lettering. Form 61-FO-2037 (Rev. 2-57) BNF 735 for a courtesy card from Braniff Airways, Inc. Form has a crease where it was folded in half widthwise & then folded in half lengthwise. View more info

BRANIFF AIRWAYS, INC Application for Courtesy Card

By: Braniff

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Braniff Airways, Inc: 1957

Seller ID: 021084

Condition: Very Good


1 page, wht w/black lettering. Form 61-FO-2037 (Rev. 2-57) BNF 735 for a courtesy card from Braniff Airways, Inc. Form has a crease where it was folded in half widthwise & then folded in half lengthwise. View more info

Lost Star: The Search for Amelia Earhart

By: Brink, Randall

Price: $7.65

Publisher: New York, NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037367

ISBN: 0393026833

Condition: Very Good+


206 pp, quarterbound w/tan boards w/tan cloth covered spine w/blu lettering, glossy tan dj w/blu-green-yel color pictorial front panel. The authro unearthed documents and photographs that provide new evidence about the circumstances of the last flight of Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart disappeared while on an espionage mission over Japanese-held islands in the Pacific, a mission undertakend at the specific behest of the US government. View more info