Published by New York, 1962
376pp. plus illus. Cloth. Fine. In edgeworn dust jacket.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6158
Published by Salt Lake City, 1946
350pp. plus plates. Portrait. Gilt cloth. Very good in badly torn dust jacket. Ink gift inscription to Herbert and Garnet Brayer. A biography of Dan Cunningham, who was associated with the Denver and Rio Grande, the Denver and Salt Lake, and other western lines.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2646
Published by New York, 1936
590pp. plus plates. Frontis. Gilt cloth. About fine. Later edition, after the first of 1929.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8926
Published by [N.p., 1985
Illus. Pictorial wrappers. Fine. Facsimile of the complete run of this newspaper printed on the first chartered rail excursion from coast to coast.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4515
Published by Chicago, 1897
283pp. Frontis. Plates. Original gilt pictorial cloth. Very good. Lacks the map. A later edition.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2463
Published by The Transportation Press, Dallas, 1945
3-260pp. including thirty-three plates and numerous illustrations in text. Original maroon cloth. Very good. In chipped dust jacket. A general history of transportation, from riverways to air travel. Concludes with an amusing hypothesis for air travel.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27771
Published by New York, 1936
273pp. Illus. Cloth. Rubbed at spine, else fine. In clipped dust jacket. A pro-Labor work on the Brotherhood, especially Whitney.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4501
Published by Fort Worth Art Center, Fort Worth, 1958
43pp. plus many illustrations. Original printed wrappers. Blindstamp on front wrapper. Very good. An exhibition catalogue which offers a survey of the artistic representations of the railroad, with an introductory essay by Lucius Beebe.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM32142
Published by Kansas City, 1904
238pp. Illus. Pictorial wrappers. Bad paper, but good. Describes the lives and duties of different members of the train crew.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4432
Published by New York, 1952
416pp. Large quarto. Profusely illustrated. Gilt pictorial cloth. Fine in chipped and worn dust jacket. A standard work.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2648
Published by Salem, 1884
pp. Quarto. Folded, slight chipping at edge, a few spots, else very good. Contains a letter describing a railroad trip from Omaha to Kansas City and on to St. Louis, with observations along the way. Apparently part of a series by the same author describing an extensive western trip, signed "Peabody.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5413
Published by Austin, 1953
410pp. Illustrated by Reginald Marsh. Pictorial cloth. Spine flecked, else good, without dust jacket. Important history of these railroads. Marsh, the illustrator, was a notable American painter with a sardonic eye for the foibles of the human race.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5168
Published by New York, 1881
338pp. Original cloth. Head and toe of spine bit frayed. Binding slightly cocked. Front cover a bit wrinkled with dampstaining. Internally clean. Good. A clever and well-written book by an English noblewoman. Following the pattern of the round trip narrative from Liverpool to San Francisco and back, she took in the transcontinental railroad trip, California and Colorado, and points in between. DECKER 34:317.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21970
Published by New York, 1901
191pp. Gilt cloth. Near fine. The author worked his way across the country as a day laborer, recording these observations and interviews as he went. He was sympathetic to the plight of the common man, ranging from the hobo of the open road to the inhabitant of metropolitan slums. Included is a chapter pertaining to his experiences travelling the UPRR. An important work of pre-Terkelian reportage.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6121
Published by [Np, 1886
4pp. Dbd. Considerable chipping at blank margins, old fold, printed on brittle paper. Reports the case of the NPRR vs. Lilly, in which the latter refused to allow the NPRR to cross a tract of land in accordance with the Congressional land grant of 1864. The court found in favor of the NPRR.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8175
Published by [Washington, 1886
23pp. Gathered signatures, stitched. Very good. Outlines all the grants to the line.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2355
Published by Aurora, Il, 1889
480pp. plus plates. Portraits. Illus. Gilt pictorial cloth. Edgeworn, hinges cracked. A good, sound copy. Fifth edition. An important strike in the progress of labor relations in the U.S. This strike paralyzed the Burlington system in 1888, frequently escalating into violence.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2567
Published by New York, 1882
8pp. Original printed self-wrappers. Very good. Further dialogue regarding extension of the time period for the Congressional land grant to the NPRR.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8157
Published by [San Francisco, 1897
3pp. printed on folded sheet. One corner rumpled, else very good. An address by G.A. Newhall of the Presidio and Ferry Rialroad Company, complaining about his company's not having received any dividends, the poor rate of business and the high overhead, arguing for higher fares.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM13183
Published by [Np, 1882
15pp. Original printed wrappers. Some soiling, else very good.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8164
Published by Washington, 1880
15pp. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Very good. A plea for continued support by Congress for completion of the railroad.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8149
Published by [Chicago, 1881
30pp. Original printed wrappers. Couple of chips at spine. Very good. The contract was drawn up between the two companies to settle differences regarding rates and new road construction.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8165
Published by Goteborg, 1900
382pp. Illus. Gilt pictorial cloth. Neat bookplate. Very good. The Swedish gentleman went around the world in 1899; fifty pages are devoted to America, which he crossed by train.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2629
Published by Great Northern Railway Company, St. Paul, 1958
11,pp. plus twenty-four loose color plates. Slim quarto. Original printed wrappers. Fine. In original printed envelope. Second edition, after a presumed first edition printed the same year. A brief history of the Blackfoot, accompanied by twenty-four portraits of prominent tribe members, after originals by Winold Reiss. A nice example of late Great Northern Railroad propaganda.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM32079
Published by [Washington], 1860
50,pp. Modern cloth, leather label. Occasional foxing, small tear to one leaf, not affecting text, repaired with tape. Very good. The main work is a request for "enlargement of the powers and privileges of said company as will enable them to extend their road to the Pacific, at or near Mazatlan.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6253
Published by Memphis, 1872
23pp. Pink printed wrappers. Ex-lib., bit soiled and chipped, else very good. Proposal for the Memphis and St. Louis Railroad, with estimated cost of construction and engineer's report.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17670
Published by Philadelphia, 1888
39pp. Original front printed wrapper (rear and spine lacking), dbd. from larger volume. Signatures separated, else good. Gives the terms of the mortgage.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM14797
Published by Washington, 1885
51pp. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers soiled. A sound copy. General orders pertaining to the transportation of U.S. troops, munitions, etc., involving the use of land grant and bonded Pacific railroads. Contains tables of railroad lines and their respective terms for military transportion.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16632
Published by Philadelphia, 1885
40pp. Original wrappers, ex-lib., else very good. Promotional pamphlet for Cresson, "the famous summer resort" on the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM14161
Published by Union Pacific and Southern Pacific Passenger Departments, [N.p.], 1908
72pp. including color illustrations and maps. Quarto. Plain wrappers. Spine partially chipped away, lower corner on rear cover chipped. Quite clean internally. Very good. Describes in words and pictures the routes of the Union Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroad from Omaha, Nebraska through Wyoming, Utah, and Nevada, to Oakland, California. The color illustrations throughout are most unusual in a publication this early.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28591