Author:de Pambour, F. M. G., Illustrated

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A Practical Treatise on Locomotive Engines Upon Railways

By: de Pambour, F. M. G., Illustrated

Price: $267.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Carey & Hart: 1840

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 025488

Condition: Good+


[17]-304, 48 pp, quarter bound w/gilt lettering & deco on spine, yellow-orange boards, new endpapers, 4 folded copper-engraved plates and numerous figure drawings of the various parts of the locomotive along w/several tables. A work intended to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads. An early & detailed study of the locomotive engine & how all the various parts work. Has wear to spine, slight bumping to corners, rear hinge glue repaired, some foxing to the text, prev owner's name w/date of 1931 on FPD, some discoloration to the ... View more info