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Rare General Transportation Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

There are many more transportation methods than just planes, trains, and automobiles, and Biblio has plenty of rare transportation books available in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From books on the history of steamboats to books dedicated to American shipping methods, the Biblio Rare Book Room has many interesting rare books about transportation. If you are interested in expanding your book collection, be sure to browse the Biblio Rare Book below for some truly fascinating rare transportation books.

Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi by GODILLOT

Paris: Fabrique Générale d'Articles de Voyages, 1840. First Edition. A beautiful, rare and precious catalogue of the articles a traveller might require for voyaging elegantly and safely. The album features superb full page hand-coloured lithographs sho...

From Rare Illustrated Books


Tables Requisite to be Used with the Nautical Ephemeris, for Finding the Latitude & Longitude at Sea by Garnett, John

T. And J. Swords, 1806 Contemporaneous notes on free end pages and inside rear cover. Initials R.T. stamped on leather spine. Marbled boards have small chips, edge wear, scuffs, worn through to boards, slightly stained. Leather spine has scuffs, scratches...

From Defunct Books


The Alta California Pacific Coast and Trans Continental Rail Road Guide by Fergusson, J. C. (Editor and Manager)

San Francisco: Fred MacCrellish & Co., 1871. First Edition. Original cloth. Good. Octavo (7 x 5 1/2 inches) [xii], 293 [3] pages, interleaved with printed advertisements on papers of different colors, engraved views from photographs, missing the folding...

From Caravan Book Store


The Packet Question. Falmouth, or Southampton by Osler, Edward

London: Smith, Elder, and Co, 1844. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. Reprinted from the "Cornwall Royal Gazette," at the Desire of the Fallmouth Haarbour Committee. Rebound library buckram, with orig. front wrapper bound in. 32pp. Illustrated with two folding...

From Minotavros Books


Scientific American - 39 Issues, 1861 and 1862

This is a large, Civil War-era lot of 39 issues of "SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN" magazine ("A Journal of Practical Information in Art, Science, Mechanics, Agriculture, Chemistry, and Manufacturers) in very good condition. The issues date from 1861 to 1862 and fea...

From CraigsClassics


Pylon (1935 Smith & Haas 2nd Issue, 2nd Printing Thus W/ Rare Dj) by Faulkner, William

NOBEL PRIZE WINNER. Faulkner, William: PYLON. Stated 2nd Issue, 2nd Printing Thus. 1935, Smith & Haas, NY. RARE IN THE ORIGINAL BLUE DUST JACKET. RARE SASCHA MAURER COVER ART. ART DECO. Used. Very Good-/ Very Good- Blue cloth, \ The second printing (st...

From Mary Riversong


A NEW AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE DIRECT AND PRINCIPAL CROSS ROADS IN ENGLAND AND WALES. (Bound With) . A TRAVELING DICTIONARY ; Bound With A TRAVELLING DICTIONARY, or, Alphabetical Tables of the Distance of All the Principal Cities, Borough, Market and Sea-Port Towns in Great Britain, From Each Other by Paterson, Daniel

LONDON: T.N. Longman, 1796. Hardcover. NEAR FINE. Two separate books in one binding. The first book of this is the Eleventh Edition of what is commonly called PATERSON'S ROADS and was an indispensable resource which all coachmen carried to find thei...

From Aardvark Books / Ezra The Bookfinder, ABAA/IOBA


Science Model-Making (1963 Macmillan 1st. American Ed. w/Dj) by Hopwood, Robert R

Hopwood, Robert R: Science Model Making. PHYSICS. MODEL-MAKING. Macmillan First American Edition, 1963. EXLIB. Good Condition/ Good- Rare Original Dust Jacket. Front flap states $4.95 original price. Written by physics master Robert R. Hopwood. These proj...

From Mary Riversong


1904 Annual Catalogue No. 30. Split Hickory Vehicles Oak Tanned Harness. by The Ohio Carriage MFG Co

[Phelps, H. G. and Walsh, Jas. E.] The Ohio Carriage MFG Co. 1904 Annual Catalogue No. 30. Split Hickory Vehicles Oak Tanned Harness. The Largest and Most Complete Assortment of High-Grade Buggies, Surreys, Spring-wagons, Single and Double Harness, Runabo...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB


Miniatures of the Sunny Southland by [Pacific Electric Railway] Pontius, D. W., Traffic Manager

Los Angeles: Pacific Electric Railway, [ca. 1915-1920]. Staplebound wraps. Very good. 16 mo. (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches) stapled promotional booklet of 16 unnumbered pages printed on both sides, half tone captioned photo illustrations, chocolate brown wrappe...

From Caravan Book Store


Les Petits Enfants en Voyage by Armand-Delille, Etiennette Louise Mayor & Jean Marie Martin

An attractive, didactic children's book written in 1844 by the Swiss (Geneva) wife of the "co-author", a Protestant Pasteur -Pasteur de l'église réformée evangelique- telling the story of a boat trip up the Rhone river, from Avignon to Geneva. The unus...

From LeCrastinBooks


Tier One Draft Environmental Impact Statement - Trans-Texas Corridor - 35 - Oklahoma-Mexico//Gulf Coast Element by No Author Stated

Texas Department of Transportation, 2006. Softcover (Spiral Bound). Very Good Condition. 4 very large spiral-bound volumes that represent the complete draft of the environmental impact statement for this project. Volume 4 also includes a CD with Appe...

From Lotzabooks


Taintor's Route and City Guides

This is a scarce, antique copy of "Taintor's Route and City Guides" - this particular guide is for "The Erie Railway and its Branches." Published in 1867 by Taintor Brothers in New York. The guide features 20 color maps in all. "With descriptive sketches ...

From CraigsClassics


Taintor's Route and City Guides

This is a scarce, antique copy of "Taintor's Route and City Guides" - this particular guide is for the "Pennsylvania Coal Regions via Morris & Essex R.R." Published in 1867 by Taintor Brothers in New York. The guide features 4 color maps; the "Map of the ...

From CraigsClassics


Babar And Father Christmas (1940, Random House 1st Ed. w/Dj) by De Brunhoff, Jean

De Brunhoff, Jean: Babar and Father Christmas (Babar et le Pare Noel). Childrens Book. Random House 1st Edition, 1940. In RARE original unclipped dust jacket price 1.00/1.00. Used. Very Good/Good. A nice clean copy. Please see our photos. ...

From Mary Riversong


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