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THE CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES

Ransome-Wallis, P. (editor)

Editorial: Published by Hawthorn Books, New York, 1959
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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This 512 page offering is presented in the publisher's original blue cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; blue upper edge. By the way and just for the record, both binding and text block are rock solid tight and clean, AAA all the way. Totally unbumped and unmarked. ORIGINAL UNCLIPPED (12.95) price intact; no interior markings; still in the slipcase, which has some moderate wear around the edges. Bookmark dropped in, featuring the Concise Encyclopedia series. Illustrated with color plates, black and white plates, and line drawings. The Contents are: One: Diesel Railway Traction by J. M. Doherty; Two: Diesel Traction in North America by David P. Morgan; Three: Electric Motive Power by F. J. G. Haut; Four: The Reciprocating Steam Locomotive by C. R. H. Simpson; Five: Illustrated Survey of Modern Steam Locomotives by H. H. Le Fleming; Six: The Testing of Locomotives by S. O. Ell; Seven: The Steam Locomotive in Traffic by O. S. Nock; Eight: The Organization of a Steam Motive Power Depot by G. Freeman Allen and P. Ransome-Wallis; Nine: Unconventional Forms of Railway Motive Power by P. Ransome-Wallis; Ten: The Gas Turbine in Railway Service by P. Ransome-Wallis; and Eleven: Concise Biographies of Famous Locomotive Designers and Engineers by H. M. Le Fleming; followed by appendices: Wheel Arrangement: Steam Power; Wheel Arrangement: Diesel and Electric Wheel Notation; and Glossary of Locomotive Terms. Enough said of offerings which speak loudly for themselves. Acquire, enjoy, and share what the self-actualized author has discovered in his extensive intellectual travels to prepare this very informative writing for public edification. Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a permanent character lacking in transitory electronic renderings. As always, more photos and/or info on request. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 010597

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Título: THE CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD RAILWAY ...

Editorial: Published by Hawthorn Books, New York

Año de publicación: 1959

Encuadernación: Blue Cloth w Gilt Spine Titles

Condición del libro: Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: First Edition Stated.

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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