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CLARK, Daniel Kinnear.

Railway Locomotives:

Their Progress, Mechanical Construction and Performance; with the recent in England and America.

Stock Code
102537
Glasgow, Edinburgh & London, Blackie and Son, 1860
£680

A comprehensive study on the development of trains both in Britain & America, '...commenced shortly after the season of the Railway mania, as a means, partly, of filling up the interval in of leisure in which most engineers engaged in railway business participated...' (author's introduction). The excellent, technical plates provide a real insight into the evolution of locomotives and ancillary railway technology.

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Description

First edition; 2 vols [text & plates], 4to (370 x 265 mm.); half-titles, illustrations, 60 engraved plates, the majority on two sheets, one folding, foxing and some oxidising to many plates, vol.I title & half-title with vertical; 19th century half morocco, some rubbing but overall very good.

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