A must have read for lovers of the age of steam. Two incredible volumes totalling 1604 pages. Published in the 1930’s these detailed volumes cover all things railway related around the world with comprehensive details on the steam trains employed around the world including the design trends such as streamlining and the worldwide race for fastest train. The books cover train manufacturing, station and track design, railway operation, etc. Thousands of black and white images and selected colour plates provide an incredible insight to the various locomotives and engines once in operation and the infrastructure that supported them. Embossed red cloth boards with gold gilt lettering to spines. Some signs of bumping to lower spines. Both volumes in good previously read condition. £50.00 + £9.85 = £59.85 inc postage to U.K. zone 1 addresses. For postage costs to addresses outside U.K. zone 1 and overseas postage please enquire prior to placing your order thank you. These are large format heavy books which reflects in the postage costs.
1930s Publication - Railway Wonders of the World vol 1 & 2