THE LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE: INCLUDING A DESCRIPTION OF ITS STRUCTURE, RULES FOR ESTIMATING ITS CAPABILITIES, AND PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS ON ITS CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT

Boston, MA: Redding and Company, 1851. First edition. Limp cover. Item #21293

An early publication devoted to the American steam locomotive. Discusses the particulars and improvements of engines by US builders. 120 pages. See Teggart: Hopkins Railway Library 179b. Bound in original dark gray cloth covered thin card stock with lettering stamped in gilt and elaborate design stamped in blind. A very good copy.

Price: $175.00