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Stationary Engines, Witte Engine Works (1920) By Violet Appel
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Softbound, 8 1/2 x 11, 24 pages. The Stationary Engines, Witte Engine Works, is a reprint of the 1920’s “Witte Engine Works” catalog printed in black & red with over 50 halftone... More > photos illustrating each Witte 4-cycle engine (2 HP thru 30 HP). The Witte Company started manufacturing (in 1870) small portable ignition engines which could run on gasoline, kerosene, distillate and gas. These engines could be adapted with a clutch and pulley for farm water pumping, feed and grain grinding, lumbering (sawing) trees, logs, mill work and machine & wood shops. The Witte Engine catalog covers each engine available with descriptive text and specifications, along with large 3 x 4 halftone photos. Special section covers the Witte accessory line of “add-ons”.< Less
Imperial Japanese Government Railway - Islands of Japan By Violet Appel
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Softbound, 8 1/2 x 11, 64 pages. This is a reprint of a photo “album” of the types of cars used for the Imperial Japanese Government (including data/specification sheets), issued by... More > the Liaison Office-Osaka Railway Division in 1947. It was presented to Lt. R.H. Morrell in May 1947 by officials of the Osaka Division I.J.G.R., Honshu, Japan. Pages consisting of photos of 19 locomotives, 5 electric cars, 16 passenger cars and 44 freight cars. Also included are scanned pages of the original “The List of Cars” by the Sapporo Railway Division, in February of 1946.< Less
Dining in the Diner By Violet Appel
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California Southern’s “Dining in the Diner” – opulent luxury that could only be achieved just a few years before on steel-wheeled private cars owned by tycoons and... More > millionaires and presidents of major railroads, featuring hot & cold running water, state rooms with built-in fireplaces , complete with kitchen facilities, ice boxes; exquisite panel inlayed, draped bunting and pearl incrusted “madam’s” amenities, sitting room, office, “plush” seating of course, picture windowed, brass railed observation deck for viewing one’s empire as never had been seen before (or) matched today in rail travel… Format 6 x 9, 54 pages…< Less
Blue Plate Special By Violet Appel
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Pocket Pal Cookbook Series. . . The idea for this series originated shortly after we acquired "Mergie", our Mergenthaler Linotype, and "C. P.", a 10 by 15 Chandler & Price... More > printing press. My husband, Richard, and I have been collecting and using various styles of "hand-set" type and old wood cuts. and engravings for business cards, posters, Christmas cards etc. for quite a while now as a hobby. This little cookbook is a reproduction of one of our first cookbooks. Format: 6x9, 24 pages< Less

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