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Briway Transit Systems. "The Transport of the Future .... Available Today.
Surrey: nd. White vinyl binder with a photo and title "Briway Transit Systems" above a picture of Briway rail cars on the cover. There are 19 sleeves containing 3 pages of introductory text on Briway letterhead and 16 pages of 3x5" captioned photos, 8x10" captioned aerials and pictures of Briway cars, and architectural illustrations and renderings. Laid in are two aerial views of a city by Paul Tomlin. Obviously a promotional piece. In very good condition.
Item #6996
Price: $100.00
The Highway and its Vehicles. Hilaire Belloc.
The Highway and its Vehicles.
London: The Studio Limited, 1926. xvi, 40p, 131 plates. 29cm. Green beveled cloth; titling in gilt; top edge gilt. In a limited edition of 1250 copies, this is copy 430/1250. Spine slightly faded, minor wear to covers, one corner slightly frayed; prior owner's neat signature on the front free end paper; occasional foxing. A very good copy.
Item #7982
Price: $150.00
Parkways and Land Values.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1937. Frontis, 135p, maps, plans, illustrations. 25cm. Maroon cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Former library copy with pocket, due slip, notation and embossed seal. Two corners bumped, slightly rubbed. In very good condition. The benefits and functions of some of the best examples of parkways at the time were examined for this study. Included are the Boston Metropolitan District, Kansas City, and Westchester, New York. Published posthumously. Nolen died in early 1937.
Item #17404
Price: $150.00
Report on Interoceanic Canals and Railroads between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans for 1866.
Washington DC: GPO, 1867. 37p, 14 fold out maps. 23cm. Pebbled brown cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Prior owner's bookplate on the front cover paste down with corresponding offset on the front free endpaper; edges and spine faded. In very good condition.
Item #19760
Price: $300.00
The trusts and national aid to road improvement : speech of Hon. Walter P. Brownlow, of Tennessee, in the House of Representatives, Saturday, February 7, 1903.
[1903]. 16p. 25cm. Stitched into new pamphlet binder. Staple stains, still, in very good condition.
Item #8018
Price: $45.00
Wonderful Balloon Ascents: or, the Conquest of the Skies, a History of Balloons and Balloon Voyages . Library of Wonders
New York: Charles Scribner, 1871. Frontispiece, xvi, 218p, illustrations, [38p Scribner catalog of the Library of Wonders series]. 18cm. Red cloth; titling in gilt on the spine. Minor insecting on spine, corners bumped, soiling of boards. Still, this is a very good copy.
Item #7025
Price: $75.00