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. ILLUSTRATED BY SIXTY-FOUR LARGE ENGRAVINGS AND [240] WOODCUTS, VOLS I & II. Zerah Colburn.

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. ILLUSTRATED BY SIXTY-FOUR LARGE ENGRAVINGS AND [240] WOODCUTS, VOLS I & II

London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons, & Co., Limited, 1871. First edition, first printing. Hardcover folio. Item #46371

Volume I, 320 pages of text, wood cuts, and index. Chapter topics on the history of the locomotive engine and its parts, heat and steam, valve gears, link motion, slide valve, locomotive boiler, tank locomotives, etc.. Volume II, 64 mostly double page engravings of British and American locomotives, plus British rolling stock. Both volumes recently rebound in maroon cloth with leather title labels pressed onto the spine. Both volumes very good.

Price: $950.00