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1 Beaver, Roy C. The Bessemer and Lake Erie railroad, 1869-1969,
San Marino, CA Golden West Books 1969 0870950339 / 9780870950339 First Edition; Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This copy has a dedication page to E.E. Smith (?) on his retirement 6-30-82 and the dedication page is signed by dozens of fellow employees. There are some yellow spots on these signature pages, but remainder of book is clean and tight. This book chronicles the 100-year development of the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad 1869-1969. There are many photographs, a roster of equipment, a fold out map, and a full bibliography and index. The authors meticulous and detailed research is evident in the informative historic narrative details and supporting documents. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; Photos and illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 184 pages; Signed by Associated 
Price: 69.97 USD
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James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James, Buel, J. W.
2 Buel, J. W. James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
First edition. Paperback 191 page pulp so pages fragile, browning from age, slight tear in cover otherwise fine. Book looks as though never read. The Title page has the subtitle on it and the cover has the bank robber theme. (see scan) Pages are browning due to age and paper quality. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; James Boys; Illustrated from Photos; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 191 pages; 
Price: 37.97 USD
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James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James, Buel, J. W.
3 Buel, J. W. James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original First edition pulp Paperback 180 pages fragile, slight tear in cover otherwise fine. #1 of the series. Book looks as though never read. The Title page has the subtitle on it and the cover has the train and bank robber theme. (see scan) Pages may be yellowing or browning due to age and paper quality. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; James Boys; Vol. 1; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 37.97 USD
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The Border Bandits, Jesse and Frank James And their Band of Highwaymen, Buel, J. W.
4 Buel, J. W. The Border Bandits, Jesse and Frank James And their Band of Highwaymen
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer c 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Cover actually says James Boys, Notorious Bank and Trian Robbers but title page is The Border Bandits. Pulp paper contents browning and or yellowing due to age. Good to very good condition, may have minor tear and pages fragile due to age and it being a pulp. Book looks as though never read. An "Authentic and thrilling history of the noted outlaws. Compiled from reliable sources only and containing the latest facts in regard to these desperate freebooters.Also full particulars of the assassination of Jesse James." This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare.; James Boys; Vol. 1; Printed Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 19.97 USD
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5 Buel, J. W. The James Boys, A complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James.
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer ca 1900 1st Thus; Various Paperback Very Good 
Pulp paperback book, slight tear in cover otherwise good to very good condition especially to be a pulp. Book looks as though never read. Colors bright, page fragile due to age. "An authentic account of their noterd band of bank plunderers, train robbers, and murderers." This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. "Scarce if not rare in this condition. Possibly no publication date in item.; Illustrated from photos; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 26.47 USD
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James boys ;  Deeds of daring ... a complete record of their lives and deaths, narrating many of their stirring adventures, which have only recently ... compiled in their home state -- Missouri, Edgar, James
6 Edgar, James James boys ; Deeds of daring ... a complete record of their lives and deaths, narrating many of their stirring adventures, which have only recently ... compiled in their home state -- Missouri
Baltimore, MD I M Ottenheimer 1911 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
White cover with blue drawing of bandits holding up a stagecoach. Back cover has listing and cover art from other books in the series. "A complete record of their lives and deaths, narrating many of their stirring adventures,which have only recently come to light, and which have never appeared in print before. Compiled in thier home state Missouri." This book looks as though it has never been read. The pages are brittle which is common on a pulp, but not seperated. The cover and pages show browning or yellowing from age. The top and bottom of spine may have small tear. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Very rare. ; Black and White illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 163 pages; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Model Railroading's Guide to the Norfolk & Western Railway  Williamson Terminal - 1953, French, Vern; Lee, Randall B.
7 French, Vern; Lee, Randall B. Model Railroading's Guide to the Norfolk & Western Railway Williamson Terminal - 1953
Rocky Mountain Publishing 1992 096126926X / 9780961269265 Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Has a minor crease in cover, but otherwise looks new.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Tracy, the outlaw, king of bandits  A narrative of the thrilling adventures of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world, Hawkeye, Harry
8 Hawkeye, Harry Tracy, the outlaw, king of bandits A narrative of the thrilling adventures of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world
Baltimore, MD Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Western pulp has yellowing pages. Illustration of Tracy riding a horse on cover with gun drawn. "A thrilling adventure of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world." According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Multiple copies may be available. In excellent condition. Rare.; Vol. 1; Ilustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 184 pages; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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James Boys, the Missouri Bandits: The Notorious James Brothers, James, Edgar
9 James, Edgar James Boys, the Missouri Bandits: The Notorious James Brothers
Baltimore, MD I & M. Ottenheimer 1913 First Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
illustrations # 15 in the series. Some foxing otherwise vg condition. Pages may show yellowing or browning due to age. Pulp fiction book. Pages may be fragile due to being pulp, but condition very good. Looks as though never read. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce in this condition. ; The James Boys; Vol. 15; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Prevention of Accidents, Listed, No Author
10 Listed, No Author Prevention of Accidents
Great Western 1928 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 

Price: 17.97 USD
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Constitution of the Grand Lodge, Statutes for the Government of Lodges and Protective Laws of the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees, No Author Listed
11 No Author Listed Constitution of the Grand Lodge, Statutes for the Government of Lodges and Protective Laws of the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees
Boston, MA Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship clerks 1955 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
1955 printing. brown booklet with some minor rubs to cover. Clean contents. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. rare; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 29.97 USD
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On the Right Track   The History of Lionel Trains, No Author Listed
12 No Author Listed On the Right Track The History of Lionel Trains
Fundimensions Division of General Mills Fun Group, Inc. 1975 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue cover with gilt lettering and Red Lionel insignia on cover. Book looks almost new. A complete history of the start and growth of this famous brand for model trains and railroads. Started by Joshua Lionel Cowen. Joshua Lionel Cowen ( August 25, 1877 September 8, 1965) was an American inventor and the co founder of Lionel Corporation, a manufacturer of model railroads and toy trains. Cowen also invented the flash-lamp in 1899, an early photographer's flash light source. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 49 pages 
Price: 18.97 USD
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Southwest Virginia's Railroad   Modernization and the Sectional Crisis in the Civil War Era, Noe, Kenneth
13 Noe, Kenneth Southwest Virginia's Railroad Modernization and the Sectional Crisis in the Civil War Era
University Alabama Press 2003 0817350640 / 9780817350642 Second Edition; Various Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
As New condition never read. Reprint of the 1994 edition. We provide delivery tracking.; 0.73 x 9.04 x 6 Inches; 232 pages 
Price: 19.67 USD
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The Railroad That Died at Sea - the Florida East Coast's key West Extension, Parks, Pat
14 Parks, Pat The Railroad That Died at Sea - the Florida East Coast's key West Extension
Stephen Greene Pr 1975 First Edition; Fifth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
1975 5th printing paperback. Has three souvenir tickets from the Orange Empirre Railway Museum in Perris California . Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. ; Shortline RR Series; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 44 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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15 Sola, Ralph De Abbreviations Dictionary
Elsevier Publishing Company 1986 0444008071 / 9780444008077 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks new. Still the standard reference of abbreviations after 35 years, the Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition continues the tradition of accuracy and comprehensiveness that has made it a classic. This new edition is the international sourcebook for locating elusive or general information on a vast array of topics. The Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition carries a comprehensive listing of abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, eponyms, geographic equivalents, initials, and slang shortcuts. It provides a current, easily accessible resource for locating some of the most elusive and confusing elements of our language. The Abbreviations Dictionary, Ninth Edition, is also a ready reference for useful information on such diverse topics as computer jargon, earthquake data, English grammar and usage, international conversions, medical terminology, wedding anniversaries, zip coding, and others. FeaturesoMore than 15,000 new entriesoAddenda on air pollution, American states and capitals, inventions and inventors, musical superlatives, oldest American settlements, phobias, as well as airlines, bafflegab divulged (euphemisms), corrections facilities, earthquake data, eponyms and nicknames, numbered abbreviations, prisons of the world, railroads of the world, signs and symbols, steamship lines, superlatives, volcanos, and much moreoExpanded and updated treatment of many previous topics of interest. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. ; 1240 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Everymans Almanac 1929, Wallace, David A.
16 Wallace, David A. Everymans Almanac 1929
Chicago, Il Everymans Almanac 1929 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Buff color black ink. Cover is detached but in good condition. "Contains timely information about the Railroads & Other Matters of General Interest". Presented by The Milwaukee Road. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare. An almanac (also spelled almanack and almanach) is an annual publication listing a set of events forthcoming in the next year. Almanac's are among (if not the only) the oldest periodicals continuously published in the United States.; Charts and Tables; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 40 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Adventures of Alf Wilson -  A Thrilling Episode of the Dark Days of the Rebellion, Wilson, John A.
17 Wilson, John A. Adventures of Alf Wilson - A Thrilling Episode of the Dark Days of the Rebellion
Washington, D. C. National Tribune 1897 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
1st edition. Paperback, Good condition illustrated. Paper browning due to age. "A thrilling episode of the Dark Days of the Rebellion by John A. Wilson a member of the Mitchell Railroad Raiders. " 12mo. One of the many paper back books published by the tribune giving account of the Civil War. Page loose in back catalog section, also has a few chips in pages and cover. Otherwise very nice presentation. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 237 pages; 
Price: 22.97 USD
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