When Beauty Rode the Rails: A Pictorial Album of Old-time Railroading

By: BEEBE, Lucius; CLEGG, Charles

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


A first edition of this account, in words and pictures, of the glamorous days of railroading, when ". . .the starred performer was the brave engineer". With 223 pages of black & white photos and illustrations of locomotives, trains, people, stations and rail-side sights, which artistically depict the strange beauty of these railroads. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt and silver on cover and spine. Jacket with color Howard Fogg painting of Pennsylvania & Reading RR train to cover. --- Once wrapped in an old-style Bro-Dart mylar dust jacket protector, which left adhesive remnants to edges of covers, else a firm, clean, bright copy. Jacket with a little chafing to edges and a and small tear but remaining intact and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 223 pages; Signed by Author

Title: When Beauty Rode the Rails: A Pictorial Album of Old-time Railroading

Author Name: BEEBE, Lucius; CLEGG, Charles

Categories: >>American Society, Life in the US, >>History of Colorado & the Old West, >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 83017