The Age of Steam: A Classic Album of American Railroading

By: BEEBE, Lucius; CLEGG, Charles

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First edition, with Rinehart colophon on copyright page. The great legacy of documenting American railroads by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg is augmented with this tribute to the steam engines that were being phased out as this work was being published. Includes over 500 illustrations, consisting of black & white historic photos and engraved drawings. --- In full pale green cloth-covered boards with titling in white on red cover & spine ovals. Jacket features color painting by Howard Fogg to front panel, and a color photo of the authors enjoying a meal in one of their privately-owned Pullman cars. --- Once wrapped in an old-style Bro-Dart mylar dust jacket protector, which left adhesive remnants to edges of cloth & minor damage to endpapers, otherwise a clean, sturdy and tightly-bound copy. Unclipped jacket with tape repair to head of spine, minor sunning to spine, else bright and otherwise undamaged; protected in clear removable mylar wrapper. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 304 pages

Title: The Age of Steam: A Classic Album of American Railroading

Author Name: BEEBE, Lucius; CLEGG, Charles

Categories: >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation, >>Photography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, Inc.: [1957]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 83013