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1 Barkley, Katherine Traver The Ambulance. the Story of Emergency Transportation of Sick and Wounded through the Centuries.
Kiamesha Lake, NY Load N Go Press 1993 0962635723 / 9780962635724 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
207 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover; "Long overdue, Barkley's comprehensive book is the first work of its kind published in over one hundred years. Not since Thomas Longmore wrote his TREATISE ON THE TRANSPORT OF SICK AND WOUNDED TROOPS IN 1869 has there been an update on this fascinating aspect of medical care"; 8.30 X 5.30 X 0.60 inches; 208 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 Buff, Sheila Fire Engines. Motorized Apparatus Since 1900.
Stamford, CT Longmeadow Press 1994 0681005459 / 9780681005457 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
160 pages, illustrations, red cloth, dust jacket, very good. From the DJ: "More than half the photos in this handsome volume are in full color; most have never been published before. Detailed captions ac compony the photos, while a clear, well-written text presents the lively history of the motorized fire engine." ; 11.70 X 9.30 X 0.70 inches 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Coffey, Frank and, Layden, Joseph America on Wheels: the First 100 Years: 1896-1996 the Companion to the P B S Special
Los Angeles, General Publishing Company 1996 1881649806 / 9781881649809 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
304 pages, well illustrated (many in color) , cloth, DJ, very good. 10 by 11-1/2 inches. 1st printing. Editor, Colby Allerton. From the dust jacket: "Our national love affair with the automobile has been going on for a century and to commemorate that gala anniversary, the Big Three - Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler - have authorized thisepic homage to the American car, a sweeping, richly illustrated celebration of the invention that changed the face of America and rewrote the history of our time. " ; 304 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Glazebrook, G. P. de T A history of transportation in Canada
Greenwood Press 1969 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
475 pages, maps (some folding) , tables, cloth, very good. Foreword by H. A. Innis. Originally published in 1938 by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. ; 475 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Hawks, Ellison The Wonders of Speed.
London T. C. & E. C. Jack circa 1924 Hardcover Fair 
160 pages, 16 color plates, many text illustrations, pictorial cloth in color, 8-1/2 by 10-1/2 inches, top of backstrip frayed, shelf wear, some staining to rear cover, text and plates very good. Delightful illustrations by T. W. Holmes. Contents include: Speed in early times, Speed on the roads, Speed on the railways, Speed at the railway station, Speed on the track, Speed in the fields, Speed in the streets, Speed at the post office, Speed in a newspaper office, Speed on the sea, Speed in the navy, Speed in the air. FRN5-3 ; 160 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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6 PEGRUM, DUDLEY F(RANK) Transportation: economics and public policy.
Homewood, IL, Richard D. Irwin, Inc. 1963 Hard Cover Good with no dust jacket 
625 pages, maps and tables, cloth. 1st edition, ex-library otherwise v.g.; Ex-Library 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Reck, Franklin M. The Romance of American Transportation.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1938 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
253 pages, well illustrated, map, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "The whole story of transportation in this country is romantic and exciting; the glorious Mississippi steamboat era, building the first railroad across the continent, starting the commercial air lines. It's really a drama, and the actors include poor John Fitch who really invented the steamboat, then died forgotten, Westinghouse, whose airbrake made modern railroading possible, the Wright brothers. People who are heroes. " FRN8-5 ; 253 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Tararine, M. and Jeudy, J. G. The Jeep
New York Vilo 1981 0867100087 / 9780867100082 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
272 pages, very well illustrated (some in color) , cloth, DJ, very good. Oblong 9-1/2 by 9 inches. "The Jeep, the Dakota and the landing craft were the three tools that won the war. " -General Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. Translated by Gordon Wilkins, edited by Arnauld de Fouchier. From the dust jacket: "There is something irresistible about an idea whose time has arrived. The idea for the Jeep is almost as old as the motor vehicle, but it was not until 1940 that everything came together and quite suddenly the nimble little car was launched on a career which had a not inconsiderable influence on the course of World War II. "; 272 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 U. S. Department Of Transportation National Transportation Statistics Annual Report. 1992. Secretary of Transportation, Andrew H. Card, Jr.
Government Printing Office 1992 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Approximately 300 pages, tables, diagrams, wrappers, very good. 8.5 by 11 inches. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted aviation collector. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 U. S. Department Of Transportation National Transportation Statistics Annual Report. August 1989
U. S. Department of Transportation 1989 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Approximately 250 pages, tables, charts, wrappers, very good. 8.5 by 11 inches. From the introduction: "The National Transportation Statistics (NTS) Annual Report is produced to support this mission and is intended to disseminate national transportation and energy statistics to the transportation and energy communities. " 
Price: 25.00 USD
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