Chicago: International Harvester Company, Inc., 1933. Paper. 72 pp. Tan cover is aged, soiled and has previous owners' names, written in ink, on front cover. Upper left hand corner has a hole punched through the entire pamphlet so it could be hung on a nail or from a string for easy reference. Text is aged and soiled. Text is typewritten and has numerous detailed b/w line drawings of various parts such as the transmission, clutch control, wiring diagram, etc. Very Good.
Ward Hill, MA: Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts, Inc., 1995. Paper Cover. Presumed First. 59 pp. B/w photo ills. Subtitle: "April 22 and 23, 1995. Historical Brochure & Route Description...special excursion train operated by the Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts, Inc. Bethel, Maine and Gorham, New Hampshire to Island Pond and Norton, Vermont, and return via the Saint Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad." Yellow stapled cover with train photo on front. Contents are clean, tight, and well-organized. A program for a specific event giving good history & background as well as information about towns along the route. Published by an organization, the inside cover lists many other similar publications with ordering information as of 1995. Very Good.
Kilmarnock, Scotland: Dick Brothers Motors Ltd., 1945. Hardcover. First Edition. 32 pp. B/w photo ills. Covers are red & green clan plaid backed with red fabric. Bright gilt title & thistle design on front. Spine sunned. On fpd is taped a gift card from the publishers to a woman in the USA. Printed on glossy stock, this is the story of a family's 50 years in the motor trade. Includes family photos as well as cars. A lovely, sentimental keepsake in very good condition. Very Good.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1920. Soft Cover. 394 pp. Upper and lower spine is detached at edges, no pieces missing. Paper covers are curled at corners and slightly foxed. Fep bears former owner's inscription in ink, as well as "Seine Battlefield" stamped in ink. Text is sporadically foxed. Sixteen b/w plates. Previous owner (L.J. Pratt of New York and Belfast, Maine) had tipped-in several of their own b/w photos. Good.
Linville, VA: Rolls Royce Owners Club, Inc., 1970. Paperback. Fourth. 51 pp. plus. Small yellow pamphlet is an ordinary service manual -- in good, clean condition -- listing places where one's Rolls can be serviced. Another pamphlet lists the Post-World-War I chassis information as reprinted in 1972. Also included is a roster for the Atlantic Region Rolls-Royce Owners' Club in 1971 and two supplemental directories, for 1969 and 1972, each apparently covering the nation. Very Good.
Cincinatti, OH: The Ebbert & Richardson Co., 1930. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 128 pp. Red cloth covered boards with slight scuffing from shelf wear. Gold embossed titling to cover boards. Inscribed to Albert H. Chatfield by John Omwake in bold black ink on first free endpaper on May 12, 1930. Albert H. Chatfield, Sr., was the owner of Aldermere Farm in Camden, Maine. Aldermere Farm is open to the public and one of the worldís premier breeders of Belted Galloway cattle.
Signed by Author. Fine.