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The Canadian Pacific Quadruple-screw Atlantic Liner & Pleasure-cruising Steamship. "Empress of Britain". 42,348 tons gross. Britain's Largest Post-war Steamship. Souvenir Number of The Shipbuilder & Marine Engine-Builder, May 1931.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London, Newcastle -on-Tyne. 1931., Folio. 33cm, 132p., extensively illustrated, plates and illustrations, colour plates, detailed engineer drawings and layouts, (some folding), in the original light grained blue cloth, gilt titles on the upper cover, one small unobtrusive spill stain on the upper cover otherwise a fine copy, rare. (Cgc)
$600.00 Book Number: 36006 Order / Enquire
The Story of the Chignecto Barrier.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: N.p. Chignecto Canal Committee. ., 25cm, 19p., double-page map, charts, illustrated patterned card white wraps, near fine. Arguments of a for the construction of a canal across the Isthmus of Chignecto, the neck of land, 18 miles wide, joining Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
$10.00 Book Number: 28580 Order / Enquire
COMBINED Production and Resources Board.
The Impact of the War on Civilian Consumption. In the United Kingdom, the U
Washington. U.S. Government Printing Office. September,1945., 23cm, 157p., numerous tables, notes, appendices, brown printed wraps, fine.(ds25.2). - A major international study of the physical volume of goods and services passing into the hands of civilian consumers during World War Two. Mr. J.F. Parkinson, of the Wartime Prices and Trade Board, coordinated the various Canadian agencies on the material dealing with Canada and the book includes a complimentary note signed by him.
$10.50 Book Number: 18728 Order / Enquire
COWIE, Frederick William
Transportation Routes in Canada and their Relation to Enduring Production. Read before the Montreal Branch of the Engineering Institute of Canada, April 19th, 1923. (cover title).
Montreal. The Engineering Institute of Canada. 1923., 22.5cm, 24p., some annotating, beige printed wraps, very good, Author's Signed Presentation copy (N12)
$14.00 Book Number: 11769 Order / Enquire
DAUMAS, Maurice (Edited & with an introduction by).
A History of Technology and Invention. Progress Through the Ages. Volume I: The Origins of Technological Civilization. Volume II: The First Stages of Mechanization. Translated by Eileen B. Hennessy.
New York. Crown Publishers, Inc. 1969., tall8vo. 26cm, first English edition, 596 & 694pp., illustrated with hundreds of photographs, drawings & diagrams, bibliographies, indexes, brown cloth, gilt spine titles, fine in fine jackets Originally published in French in 1964 as "Histoire Generale des Techniques". Daumas was the Curator of the Museum of the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts, Paris. These are the first two volumes of a four volume set. Volume One traces technological evolution around the Mediterranean basin from Mesopotamia to the Islamic world at the height of the Byzantine Empire, and including Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Volume Two describes in historical context all the technological discoveries made throughout the world from the middle of the fifteenth to the middle of eighteenth century.
$87.50 Book Number: 13034 Order / Enquire
DE BONDT, John
Canada on Wheels: A Portfolio of Early Canadian Cars.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Canada. Oberon Press. 1970., 31cm, np, with illustrations including (some colour), ads, green cloth with gilt titles, jacket has tape stains on rear panel, otherwise a fine copy in a very good jacket (s15)
$15.00 Book Number: 29224 Order / Enquire
DE LARDI, Alfred A (Compiled and Edited by)
Ships And Water. Arranged by Heyworth Campbell. Foreword by Joseph C. Lincoln.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Philadelphia. David McKay Co. 1938., 30cm, no pagination, 91 plates and illustrations, spiral bound, a very good to fine copy (s15)
$12.50 Book Number: 27708 Order / Enquire
French Cars from 1920 to 1925.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Frederick Warne. 1978., 22.5cm, first english translation, 197p., plates and illustrations from photographs, previous owner's inscription on the title page, blue laminate pictorial boards, a very good copy (s15)
$20.00 Book Number: 20377 Order / Enquire
FINLAY Patrick (editor).
Jane's Freight Containers. Ports, Operators, Manufacturers. 1973-74. Sixth edition.
London. Jane's Yearbooks. n.d. (1973.), sm folio, 31.5cm., 38,662p., extensively illustrated, blue cloth, fine in very good to fine jacket (s15). The world wide survey of "containerisation".
$70.00 Book Number: 11277 Order / Enquire
A Looking-Glass for Tasmania. Letters, Petitions and Other Manuscripts relating to Van Diemen's Land 1808-1845.Transcribed by Eustace Fitz Symonds with a Number of Original LeavesReproduced.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Adelaide. Sullivan's Cove. 1980., Folio. 31 cm, number 202of a limited edition of 400 copies (reduced from 1000 with emendedinsert laid-in), 39 facsimile plates including frontis, index, navy bluecloth, gilt spine title, in publisher's red title band, fine. (tr) Letters, convict conduct records, and depositions made beforemagistrates relating to the period when Van Dieman's Land was theprincipal penal colony in what is now Australia. Sir John Franklin wasthe Lieutenant-Governor of the Colony from 1837-1843 and one interestingletter is by Lady Franklin entitled "Catching Snakes". Van Diemen's Landwas renamed Tasmania in 1856.
|$200.00||Book Number: 36905||Order / Enquire|
FOURNIER, Leslie T.
Railway Nationalization in Canada. The Problem of The Canadian National Railways.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Macmillan. 1935., 8vo, 23cm, 358p., bibliography, index, blue cloth, bit dust worn, spine titles faded, a very good sound copy (cnds).
$17.50 Book Number: 26416 Order / Enquire
The Brewster Story. From Pack Train to Tour Bus.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Banff. Brewster Transport Co. 1981., 4to, 26cm, first printing, xii,163p., numereous plates and illustrations, dark blue fine grain fabrikoid, a fine copy in fine jacket (s5.6).
$25.00 Book Number: 36949 Order / Enquire
HEAVER, T.D. & James C. Nelson
Railway Pricing Under Commercial Freedom. The Canadian Experience.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Vancouver. Centre for Transportation Studies, University of British Columbia. 1977., 8vo. 23.5cm, xii,344p., appendices, brown cloth, fine (s10.11) A study of the results of the 1967 enacting of the National Transportation Act by the Parliament of Canada whereby the Canadian railways were freed of restrictive regulation of their pricing.
$31.50 Book Number: 7902 Order / Enquire
JONES, Charles, and Anne MOLLEY, Hazel PALMER
The Whitneyvilleand Machiasport Railroad.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Np. Published by The Machiasport HistoricalSociety. Nd. [ca.1972]., 23cm, 20p., with maps, illustrations,bibliography, staple-bound blue printed wraps, a fine copy (n12)
$25.00 Book Number: 31502 Order / Enquire
Australia Human & Economic.
London. George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1932., 22.5cm, 333p., 30 illustrations, 37 maps and diagrams, index, original cloth with gilt spine titles, faded (titles clear), otherwise a very good to fine copy (S3.3)
$8.75 Book Number: 16118 Order / Enquire