Monday, January 30, 2012

TSR Original GAMMA WORLD Modules - Retro RPG adventures with maps

I have a LOT of TSR (and other publishers) RPG books to offer for sale. Today I started on one box, it's a slow process of re-pricing and inventorying then listing for sale on loathesome Amazon. I miss selling online via the old used book networks - and also selling in a brick and mortar store. Things have changed so much over the years. Yet here I am, still trying to sell books. 

Here's a few of the GAMMA WORLD books - pass on this page if you know someone who might find it fun to trip down memory lane with some old RPG books.



DETAILS:

Legion of Gold (Gamma World Module GW1) [Paperback] by Gary Gygax, Luke Gygax - Minor shelfwear at edges/corners. 1981 Original TSR Hobbies exploration module #7503. ISBN 093569661X. This is the first Gamma World mod to be produced by TSR. Includes the main Legion of Gold adventure, several mini-adventures which lead up to it, background information, suggestions for the referee, a special players' map and numerous referee's maps. $20.00

Beta Principle (Gamma World Module GW7) by Nesmith, Bruce - 1987 Original TSR Hobbies adventure module #7510. ISBN 0880384042. In factory shrinkwrap.  $18.00

Famine in Far-Go (Gamma World module GW2) [Paperback] by Michael Price - Minor shelfwear at edges/corners. 1982 Original TSR Hobbies survival module #7502. ISBN 0935696881. This mod contains referee notes, background information, map, new creatures, mutations, robotic units, and new rules for use with Gamma World! $48.49

Epsilon Cyborgs (Gamma World, GW 10) by Kim Eastland - Minor edgewear to cover, no noted internal markings. Original TSR Hobbies adventure module #7513. ISBN 0880384778. This adventure also contains a system fo generating player character and non-player character robots! Maps. $25.00


Please contact me if you are interested in any of these or looking for specific RPG titles!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Diesel-Electric Locomotive Handbook: Mechanical Equipment

by George F. McGowan

NY: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1951. Illustrated throughout with photos & diagrams. 8vo. Cloth. x, 262 p . 1st edition.

Hardcover w/dustjacket, dj has chips/tears at edges & spine head. Old waterstains at upper corners of pages, does not show beyond uppermost margin! (minor). "A basic reference book for enginemen, maintenance men and other railroad personnel engaged in operating and maintaining diesel-electric locomotives"

Chapter topics include:

    1. Development of the Diesel-Electric Locomotive
    2. Fundamentals
    3. Lubricating and Cooling
    4. Fuel Systems
    5. Pistons, Piston Rings, Liners
    6. Connecting Rods, Bearings, Crankshafts
    7. Valves, Timing, Heads
    8. Governors
    9. The Steam Generator
    10. The Air Compressor
    11. The American Locomotive Company Diesel Engine
    12. The Baldwin Locomotive Diesel Engine
    13. The Electro-Motive Diesel Engine
    14. The Fairbanks-Morse Diesel Engine
    15. The Lima-Hamilton Diesel Engine
    16. The Gas-Turbine Locomotive

Price: $30. (plus a few dollars shipping within the U.S.) Please contact me if you are interested.


Diesel-Electric Locomotive Handbook: Electrical Equipment

Diesel-Electric Locomotive Handbook: Electrical Equipment
by George F. McGowan



NY: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1951. Illustrated throughout with photos & diagrams. 8vo. Cloth. x, 290 p . 1st edition.


Hardcover w/dustjacket, dj has chips/tears at edges. Old waterstains at upper corners of pages, does not show beyond uppermost margin! (minor).  "A basic reference book for enginemen, maintenance men and other railroad personnel engaged in operating and maintaining diesel-electric locomotives"

There are chapters on: The electric generator; the traction motor; exciters; auxiliary generators; motor blowers; dynamic braking; batteries; and contractors. The electrical and control equipment of the major builders: Alco-G.E., Electromotive Division, Lima-Westinghouse, Baldwin-Westinghouse, and Fairbanks, Morse-Westinghouse is completely analyzed in individual chapters.



Price: $35. (plus a few dollars shipping within the U.S.) Please contact me if you are interested.