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Title:
Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-First Congress of the United States
Publisher:
William A. Davis, Washington, 1831.
Description:
Contains acts prohibiting the abduction of free blacks from the District of Columbia; authorizing the extension of the B & O Railroad; and amending various aspects of the U.S. law of copyright, among many others
Condition:
Original blue wraps, quite worn and discolored, the paper backstrip damaged; yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-91161
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, law of slavery, Railroads, copyright
 
Author:
Title:
Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-First Congress of the United States
Publisher:
William A. Davis, Washington, 1831.
Description:
Contains acts prohibiting the abduction of free blacks from the District of Columbia; authorizing the extension of the B & O Railroad; and amending various aspects of the U.S. law of copyright, among many others
Condition:
Original blue sewn wraps, dampstained and a bit soiled, but a sound uncut copy
Book No.:
W-91162
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, law of slavery, Railroads, copyright
 
Author:
Title:
Acts and Resolutions Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-Fifth Congress of the United States
Publisher:
Washington], 1838].
Description:
Including, among many others, two separate regulatory acts dealing with the emerging issue of steam engine safety, on land and at sea
Condition:
Original blue sewn wraps, a bit dingy, the paper backstrip chipped, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-91168
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Acts, Railroads, maritime law
 
Author:
Title:
In the Matter of the transfer of the New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Vicksburg Railroad Company to the New Orleans Pacific Railway Company . . . Brief to be used before the . . . Attorney-General of the United States, February, 1882
Publisher:
N.p., n.p., 1882].
Description:
Condition:
Disbound, one leaf torn and repaired, and still legible, 24 pages; in no source which we have consulted, including OCLC, RLIN, and KVK
Book No.:
W-91184
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Louisiana, Railroads
Author:
Title:
Exhibits, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Nos. 57-62. Productive Efficiency in the Western as Compared with the Eastern District [and five other exhibits; full titles gladly provided on request]
Publisher:
Superior Typesetting Co., Chicago, 1915.
Description:
Justice Brandeis' personal copy of six exhibits in the Western Arbitration Case, involving almost 100 western railroads and some 55,000 workers, each of the exhibits with his red-ink personal ownership stamp ("Property of Louis D. Brandeis")
Condition:
Black cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the elaborate library bookplate setting forth the presentation to it by Justice Brandeis
Book No.:
W-76105
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Railroads
Author:
Title:
Proclamations by the President Relating to the United States Railroad Administration and General Orders and Circulars Issued by the Director General of Railroads [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1920.
Description:
Justice Brandeis' copy, with his ownership signature ("Louis D. Brandeis") on the front wrap, a fine example of his lifelong professional interest in the railroad industry and their abuses, continued in a series of his opinions while on the Court
Condition:
Original brown printed wraps, somewhat chipped and worn, but a good copy; with several folding forms
Book No.:
W-71009
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Railroads, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Title:
Public Utilities Act (As Amended by Legislature of 1917) of the State of California and Chapter 80 (1913) Water Companies, Chapter 213 (1917) Auto Trucks and Busses
Publisher:
California State Printing Office, Sacramento, 1917.
Description:
Original stapled wraps, worn, with stamp of California Railroad Commission on front wrap; 75 pages
Condition:
Book No.:
W-53452
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Railroads, California
 
Author:
Title:
Public Utilities Act of the State of California and Acts of Legislation of 1913 Affecting Public Utilities
Publisher:
Friend Wm. Richardson, Superintendent of State Printing, Sacramento, 1913.
Description:
Condition:
Original stapled wraps, worn and chipping; 76 pages
Book No.:
W-53453
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Railroads, California
 
Author:
Beard, Henry
Title:
Protest of The Central Pacific Railroad Company Against Interruption In the Administration of its Land Grant by Executive Action or Decision Tending to Disturb the Limits of Its Grant, As Heretofore Adjusted
Publisher:
Judd & Detweiler, Printers, Washington, 1886.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed gray wraps, disbound, a usable copy only; 19 pages
Book No.:
W-91715
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Railroads
 
Author:
Vanderblue, Homer Bews and Kenneth Farwell Burgess
Title:
Railroads, Rates - Service - Management
Publisher:
Macmillan Company, New York, 1924.
Description:
A work prompted by the enactment of the Transportation Act of 1920, and quite substantial; with 26 maps and diagrams, three appendices (including a table of cases), and a good index
Condition:
Original maroon cloth, worn, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-40390
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Railroads
Author:
Marshall, Walker
Title:
A Practical Treatise on the Law Relating to the Duties of Railway Companies, As Carriers of Passengers and Goods [etc.]. Not in Ottley
Publisher:
Shaw and Sons, Fetter Lane, Law Printers and Publishers, London, 1862.
Description:
Only edition of the first treatise devoted principally to the railways' obligations as common carriers, both as to goods and to passengers, the diverging standards still evolving as the British railway industry exploded in size at mid-century
Condition:
Original green cloth, paper label (partly defective), a bit rubbed and definite pencilling, light browning, else a good copy; uncommon, 3 copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-71816
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Railroads

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