Philadelphia, PA: Baldwin Locomotive Works/Burnham Williams & Co., 1911. Hardcover. Item #34130
Issues 61 through 70 from 1907 to 1911 of Baldwin Locomotive Works' "Records of Recent Construction," with original wrapper covers, custom bound into hardcover for William L. Austin with his name stamped in gilt on the front cover. Austin entered the firm Baldwin Locomitive Works in 1870 and in 1885 became a partner in the firm of Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co., and later Chairman of the Board of Baldwin. Issues 61] Steam Locomotive of the Future, by Lawford H. Fry; 62] Balanced Compound Locomotives; 63] Record of Recent Construction, 1907; 64] Locomotives Built for the Central Railroad of Brazil; 65] Mallet Articulated Compound Locomotives; 66] Smoke Box Superheater - Feed Water Heater; 67] Locomotives Recently Built for Passenger Service; 68] Mallet Articulated Locomotives; 69] Mallet Articulated Locomotives for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Systerm; 70] Walschaerts Valve Gear. Bound in original red calf with raised bands and lettering and intricate border design stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Top of text block in gilt. Light wear at several corners and along spine. A handsome, near fine, bright copy.