The Evolution of the Locomotive Engine; from 1771-1882
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The Evolution of the Locomotive Engine. By Theodore West (late chief draughtsman N. E. R. Loco Works, Darlington,
England) William Dresser & Sons, 1906?. oblong quarto,  pp. of text, 14 plates; original paper wrapper with red string tie now darkened and frayed at spine, small modern sticker on front cover, slash mark cuts through front cover, title, and first leaf of text with no loss, the plates reproduce a series of large broadsides issued irregularly and present hundreds of measured illustrations, entirely readable but most viewers will need the assistance of a magnifying glass. Alternatively you can buy different plates greatly enlarged on our NEW CD 4u2cd.com category you can then print out each locomotive and even colour them. A wonderful gift for anyone who likes railway history.