|The pictures show views of this ©1939 Story Pictures of Transportation Book. Shown is the cover and some random sample pages from inside. This is a (226) page hard back book by John Y. Beaty. It is from ''The Primary Social Studies Series''. The book was printed in the United States of America and published by the Beckley - Cardy Company of Chicago, Illinois. It has ''Story Pictures of Transportation and Communication''.|
The cover pictures a young boy on a pier or dock with a large ocean liner ship, an airplane, an airship, an automobile, and a train. Inside there are old colorful images every few pages of many many modes of transportation. Some of the many include the following: Commercial Airplane, Airship, Trolley Car, Automobile, Bicycle, Diesel Streamline Train, Sailboat, Merchant Ship, Ocean Liner, Horse, Donkey, Camel, Sled Dog Team, Oxen & Cart, Chariot, Sulky, Stage Coach, Conestoga Wagon, Carriage, Steam Engine Train, Passenger Train Interiors Views, Freight Trains, Street Railway, Streetcar, Electric Streetcar, Trolley Bus, Elevator, Elevated Railway, Subway, Electric Locomotive, Horseless Carriage, Auto, Automobile, Car, Motorcycle, Doubledecker Bus, Early Truck, Roadways, Tunnel, Bridge, Raft, Kayak, Viking Ship, Sailing Ship, Clipper, Steamship, Ocean Liner, Ferry Boat, Battleship, Canal Boat, Tanker Ship, Hot Air Balloon, Zeppelin, Airship, Blimp, Biplane, Monoplane, Transport Plane, Pilot & Plane Interior, and Parachute.
The Communications images include the following: Native American Indian, Sign Language, Clay Tablet, Printed Book, Paper Mill, Newspaper Printing Press, Linotype Machine, Pony Express, Mail Box, Mailman, Post Office Interior, Airmail Plane, Boy Scout Flag Signals, Morse Code, Telegram Machine, Cablegram, Radio, Telephone, Microphone, Telegram, Telephone Operator, Old Telephone Pole, Radio Program with Orchestra, Radio Broadcaster, Radio Antenna, Phonograph, Movie Camera, Cameraman, Telephone.
The book stops just before television sets were available. The book measures about 6'' x 8'' x 3/4''. It appears to be in excellent condition as pictured. There are a few page tears, light soiling from handling, and a little page corner wear.