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Category: All Categories: Disasters and Rescue: Firefighting
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1.

National Association of fire engineers, proceedings of the seventh annual convention held at washington d. c. September 9, 10, 11, and 12, 1879

Publisher: Fireman's Journal, NY 1879.
8vo in wraps, 1st ed., VG. 80 pp. plus 16 pp of full page advertisements, several of the ads include illustrations. 37 pp. are devoted to discussion of 23 various aspects of fires in structures as understood at the time.

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2.

Bell light and siren 1991

Publisher: Fire Truck Magazine 1991.
4to red cloth, 1st ed., VG/-. 258 pp., illustr. b/w.

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3.

Maryland State Firemen's Association: Proceedings of 79th Annual Convention (1971)
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Publisher: Maryland State Firemen's Association, 1971 Ocean City, MD.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall These proceedings are for the convention held in Ocean City, Maryland, from June 14 to June 16, 1971. There is some interesting advertising of interest to firemen and fire departments. 208 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; some damage to covering over spine. Paper wrappers.

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4.
Andrews, Ralph W  
Historic Fires of the West

Publisher: Bonanza NY, 1966.
Very Good with no dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: No DJ; Red cloth hardback. 191 pp. B&W photos. Index; 4to; 191 pages

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5.
Bartosz, Bob, photographer.  
Black & White and Red All Over [Signed].

Publisher: Pennsauken NJ: Published by author, 1971..
First Edition Quarto, about 11.25 inches tall, in gilt stamped red cloth. Unpaginated, but about 125 pages of photographs without captions. There are two pages of text relating the story of the photographer's life. Although it is by no means clear, the photographs apparently show firefighting in Camden NJ and Philadelphia. SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER. No dustjacket present. Clean and sound inside. The covers are lightly rubbed and extremity worn. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good-

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6.
Dana, David  
The Fireman: the Fire Departments of the United States, with a full account of all large fires, (paperback)

Publisher: Boston, J. French and Co. 1858.
Fine. ISBN: 1930423012 Reprint ed. . Paperback 5. 25 X 8. 25 NDJ 367 Pages. B/W illus. Brand new 1999 reprint in fine condition. This is new 1999 reprint by Brohan Press. Nice edition that is an exact facsimile reproduction of the original 1858 first edition. Multiple copies available. The first book on firefighting published in the United States. Very detailed analysis and history of specific fire departments in San Francisco, Albany, Pittsburg, Richmond, Boston, Philadelphia, Louisville, Baltimore, Charleston, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Mobile, Savannah, Chicago, St. Louis, Sacremento, New York, Washington, DC, Maine, Portland, Providence and Buffalo as well as general discussion. A number of illustrations of fires and fire houses. (copy 3)

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7.
Del-Mar-Va Volunteer Firemen's Association  
65th Annual Del-Mar-Va Firemen's Convention (1994)
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Publisher: Lewes Fire Department, Inc., 1994 Lewes, DE.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover This is the program and souvenir book for the annual convention of 1994, held in Lewes, Delaware. The book includes the full program of the convention, the officials and other involved, a history of the Del-Mar-Va Volunteer Firemen's Association, and items particularly relevant to the Lewes Fire Department. Considerable advertising, local and for firemen. Well illustrated. 52 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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8.
Eisner, Harvey, editor.  
WTC, in Their Own Words: A Highly Detailed, In-Depth Look at the Response to the Worst Terrorist Attack on American Soil on September 11, 2001.

Publisher: Melville NY: Firehouse Magazine / Cygnus Business Media, 2011..
First Edition ISBN: 9780615484204 Quarto-size softcover, about 11 inches (28 cm) tall, in photo illustrated black wraps. 274 pages with DVD, ("WTC 09-11-01") included. Plenty of pictures, but lots of text from interviews with firefighters on the scene. Just a touch of wear to the extremities but otherwise clean and sound. The DVD has apparently not been unwrapped. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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9.
Hashagen, Paul; edited by Janet Kimmerly.  
Fire Department, City of New York.

Publisher: Paducah KY: Turner Publishing Co., 2000..
First Edition ISBN: 1563115840 Quarter, about 12.5 inches tall, in red faux leather decorated in gilt. 408 pages illustrated by photographs, some in color. This is denominated a "Commemorative Edition" on the cover and a "Limited Edition" on the copyright page, but the size of the edition is not disclosed. Both a history of the department from 1865 onward and a sort of yearbook of the date of publication with group pictures of all the Engine Companies and Ladder Companies. Some of these companies were decimated a year later during the World Trade Center disaster. The book is clean, bright, sound and unworn. Hardcover Hardcover Fine

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10.
Leah, Vince  
Alarm of Fire: 100 Years of Firefighting in Winnipeg 1882-1982

Publisher: Winnipeg: Firefighters Burn Fund, 1982,.
ISBN: 0969113706 Hard bound, first edition, quarto, illustrated throughout, 144pp. Light wear to corners. Gold Winnipeg Fire Department insignia starting to peel off of front cover. Top of spine quite heavily bumped with some damage (short tears), else very good/-- (no dust jacket). 996 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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11.
Leschak, Peter M  
Ghosts of the Fireground: Echoes of the Great Peshtigo Fire and the Calling of a Wildland Firefighter

Publisher: Harpercollins NY, 2002.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0062517775 Remainder mark on bottom edge, in DJ; Black hb binding. Sources. Acct of 1871 wildfire in Peshtigo, WI; 8vo; x + 269 pages

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12.
McBride, Dan.  
In the Finest Tradition: The History of the Rochester Fire Department.

Publisher: Rochester NY: Published by author, 2005..
First Edition ISBN: 0977286606 Quarto, about 12.25 inches tall, in gilt stamped blue cloth. 320 pages illustrated by photographs, many in color. First rate production values distinguish this local fire department history. The personal recollections are moving. Barely a hint of extremity wear to the covers. The book is otherwise clean, bright, soundly bound. The jacket is without chips or tears but very lightly edge worn. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

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13.
McCall, Walter M.P.  
American LaFrance 500/600 Series: Photo Archive.

Publisher: Hudson WI: Iconografix, 2008..
First Edition ISBN: 1583882103 Oblong quarto, about 10.75 inches (26 cm) wide, in photo illustrated wraps with a black spine lettered in yellow and white. 126 pages illustrated by photographs. 2 pages of publisher ads. One of a series of books on fire trucks by this publisher, several of them on different models of American LaFrance equipment. Just a hint of extremity wear. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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14.
McCall, Walter M.P.  
American LaFrance 400 Series: Photo Archive.

Publisher: Hudson WI: Iconografix, 2007..
First Edition ISBN: 1583881859 Oblong quarto, about 10.75 inches (26 cm) wide, in photo illustrated wraps with a black spine lettered in red and white. 126 pages illustrated by photographs. 2 pages of publisher ads. One of a series of books on fire trucks by this publisher, several of them on different models of American LaFrance equipment. Just a hint of extremity wear. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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15.
Myers, Frank; Gennie Myers, editors.  
1975 Memphis Fire Department.

Publisher: No place: Walsworth Publishing, ca. 1975..
First Edition Quarto, about 11.25 inches tall, in red faux leather with an inset gilt badge on the cover and the spine titled in raised gilt lettering. 240 pages illustrated by photographs, some in color, drawings. In the nature of a yearbook, this pictures all members of the department at that time along with a selection of action photos. The extremities are lightly worn but in all other respects and sound and unworn copy. No dustjacket issued. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

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16.
O'Brien, Donald M.  
The Centennial History of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, 1873-1973.

Publisher: No place: Int'l Association of Fire Chiefs, 1973..
First Edition Quarto, about 12.25 inches tall, in faux black leather with three large raised gilt medallions. 108 pages illustrated by photographs. An nice illustrated history of the organization which, despite its name, seems to be limited to the U.S. and Canada. Just a touch of extremity wear, but otherwise clean, bright and sound. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

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17.
O'Hanlon, Joseph.  
Scientific Fire Fighting.

Publisher: No place: Hubert A. Howson, 1968..
First Edition Trade paperback, about 9 inches tall, in red wraps. 96 pages with tipped in photo portrait of the author and a fold-out illustration. Note that the publisher identity is not clear. Henry Howson is the copyright holder although the author may have published the book personally. The author was the fire chief of New York City. A bright, clean, sound copy with no sign of wear. Softcover Softcover Fine

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18.
Phillips, Lawrence E.  
American LaFrance 900 Series: 1958-1964 Photo Archive.

Publisher: Hudson WI: Iconografix, 1999..
First Edition ISBN: 158388002X Oblong quarto, about 10.75 inches (26 cm) wide, in dark green wraps illustration by photographs. 126 pages illustrated by photographs. 2 pages of publisher ads. One of a series of books on fire trucks by this publisher, several of them on different models of American LaFrance equipment. Just a hint of extremity wear. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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19.
Phillips, Lawrence E.  
American LaFrance 700 & 800 Series: 1953-1958 Photo Archive.

Publisher: Hudson WI: Iconografix, 1999..
First Edition ISBN: 1882256913 Oblong quarto, about 10.75 inches (26 cm) wide, in dark green wraps illustration by photographs. 126 pages illustrated by photographs. 2 pages of publisher ads. One of a series of books on fire trucks by this publisher, several of them on different models of American LaFrance equipment. Just a hint of extremity wear. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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20.
Phillips, Lawrence E.  
American LaFrance 700 Series: 1945-1952 Photo Archive.

Publisher: Hudson WI: Iconografix, 1998..
First Edition ISBN: 1882256905 Oblong quarto, about 10.75 inches (26 cm) wide, in burgundy wraps illustration by photographs. 127 pages illustrated by photographs. 1 page of publisher ads. One of a series of books on fire trucks by this publisher, several of them on different models of American LaFrance equipment. Just a hint of extremity wear. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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21.
Phillips, Lawrence E.  
American LaFrance 700 Series: 1945-1952 Volume 2 Photo Archive.

Publisher: Hudson WI: Iconografix, 2000..
First Edition ISBN: 1583880259 Oblong quarto, about 10.75 inches (26 cm) wide, in purple wraps illustration by photographs. 124 pages illustrated by photographs plus a two page index covering 4 volumes of the series: 700 Series, both volumes; 700 & 800 Series; and 900 Series. Also 2 pages of publisher ads. One of a series of books on fire trucks by this publisher, several of them on different models of American LaFrance equipment. Just a hint of extremity wear. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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22.
Shields, B., editor.  
Milwaukee Fire Department 1975: Over a Century of Fire Service.

Publisher: No place: Milwaukee Fire Department (presumably), [1975]..
First Edition Quarto, about 12.25 inches tall, in red faux leather with gilt insignia on the front cover and raised letters on spine and cover. No formal title page, so the first part of the title comes from the spine and the second from the heading of the first page. 208 pages illustrated by photographs. Not history, but rather a yearbook with photos of the members of the various fire department units in the second half of the book and action photos of firefighting in the first half. Clean, bright and sound inside. The covers have very light extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

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23.
Wm. Isaac and Son  
Handy Reference Book containing 1932 Two Platoon Calendar, Fire Department Pay Tables, Addresses of Divisions and Battalions, Preliminary Signals, Evolutions Used in Company Schools

Publisher: Firemen's Outfitters, New York 1932.
24mo in wraps, 1st ed., VG. 26 pp. plus 6 pp. adverts, plus fold-out chart of pay tables.

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