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Colburn, Zerah ( Civil Engineer ) LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERING AND THE MECHANISM OF RAILWAYS : a Treatise on the Principles and Construction of the Locomotive Engine, Railway Carriages and Railway Plant, with Examples. ( Volume I ) , London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Company, 1871.

Cloth. Good +/No Jacket. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Book Volume 1 only containing the Text and 240 Woodcuts. (Volume II would contain Engraved Plates). Very interesting book, Contents include History of the Locomotive Engine, Heat and Steam, Description of the Locomotive Engine, Link Motion, Walscheart's Gear, Functions of the Locomotive Boiler & much more. Examples include: Express Locomotives, Coupled Passenger Locomoties, Tank Locomoties, Goods Locomotive Engines & much more. Contemporary Black cloth cover with indented Gilt Lettering and blind stamped Linear Border to front. Indented Horizontal Lines and Gilt lettering to spine. Beveled Edges. Text arranged in Double Columns with In-Text Woodcuts. 320 Pages, 15 1/4" Tall. No inscriptions. Some small spots of foxing to first few pages, only a little elsewhere, most pages in nice, clean condition. Closed tear to cloth down right side of spine (7" long). Some edge wear, especially at corners & spine ends with a little fraying. Hinges sound and Binding firm. Large, Heavy book, weighs 3 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. Please ask if you would like more Pictures, Illustrations or a Shipping Quote. (Book ref. 012795)  £190.00

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