Narrow Gauge Railways in America: Including a List of Narrow Gauge Railways, 1871 - 1949 Compiled by Brian Thompson (signed, limited edition)

By: FLEMING, Howard; HARDY, Grahame; DARRELL, Paul

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


A limited 1949 reprint edition of a work by Howard Fleming, first published in 1875, in which American narrow gauge railroads are catalogued. With numerous black & white engraved illustrations depicting equipment and scenes. Revised edition edited by Grahame Hardy and Paul Darrell, with updated list of narrow gauge railways by Brian Thompson. With a foreword by railroading author extraordinaire Lucius Beebe, and with decorations by noted railroad illustrator E. S. Hammack. Includes facsimile title page of 1876 second edition of Fleming's work. Number 783 of a limited edition of 950 copies, signed on limitation page by Hardy, Darrell and Thompson. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped image of steam locomotive to cover, spine titling in gilt. Jacket features wrap-around Hammack illustration of steam locomotive pulling a short passenger train (repeated at endpapers). --- An excellent, clean, bright, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket with lightly yellowed spine, and a trace of rippling due to exposure to dampness; otherwise in good shape and wrapped in new archival mylar protector.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; (14), 139 pages; Signed by Editors

Title: Narrow Gauge Railways in America: Including a List of Narrow Gauge Railways, 1871 - 1949 Compiled by Brian Thompson (signed, limited edition)

Author Name: FLEMING, Howard; HARDY, Grahame; DARRELL, Paul

Categories: >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: Oakland, California, Grahame Hardy: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

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

Stock No.: 83744