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The Iron Horse: America's Steam Locomotives - A Pictorial History

Comstock, Henry B.

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ISBN 10: 0883651971 / ISBN 13: 9780883651971
Editorial: Galahad Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1974
Condición: Very Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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228 pp/illus. with pencil renderings by the author, black & white and color photographs. Pictorial endpapers. Glossary. Index. The majesty of the steam locomotive unfolds in this superbly illustrated history of the machines that helped transform America. Artist and railroad enthusiast Henry B. Comstock's detailed pencil renderings cover two hundred years of steam development, which included the diminutive TOM THUMB locomotive of 1830 and the giant "Big Boys" of the 1940s. DJ is worn. N° de ref. de la librería 004225

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Título: The Iron Horse: America's Steam Locomotives ...

Editorial: Galahad Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1974

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Very Good+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good+

Edición: First Edition

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Some 200 pencil sketches covering the history of steam locomotives with Comstock's deeply informed textual account of the development of the machine that, more than any other, facilitated the industrial revolution and shaped the modern commercial world. A lively, efficient book of great interest. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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