Philadelphia, PA: Baldwin Locomotive Works/Burnham Williams & Co., 1907. Hardcover. Item #34131
Issues 51 through 60 from 1905 to 1907 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 51] Record of Recent Construction, 1905; 52] Forged and Rolled Steel Wheels; 53] Notes on the Principles and Performances of the Balanced Compound Locomotive; 54] Record of Recent Construction, 1905; 55] Walschaerts Valve Gear; 56] The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Systerm; 57] Associated Lines; 58] Ceremonies at the Unveiling of the Statue of Matthias W. Baldwin; 59] Record of Recent Construction, 1906; 60] The Actual Efficiency of a Modern Locomotive. 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. A handsome, fine and bright copy.