Dunkirk, NY: Brooks Locomotive Works, 1899. Hardcover. Item #32708
Signature of H.A. Flynn on the front free endpaper and on the title page. Flynn was an engineer for the Delaware and Hudson Railroad. Slip "With the Compliments of Brooks Locomotive Works" tipped in. 336 pages with the majority of the book profusely illustrated with full-page locomotives with specifications on the pages opposite, also with a brief history of the Brooks Locomotive Works, tables, charts, catalogue cipher codes, and index. All edges of the text-block stained in red. Bound in original black cloth with beveled boards. Handsomely stamped lettering, illustration and design in gilt on the front cover. Title stamped in blind on the spine. The fourth leaf, pages 7 and 8, had been torn from the book but has been professionally re-attached, though the tear remains obvious. Light wear to the cloth at the head and tail of the spine. A superior very good copy.