Philadelphia, PA: Baldwin Locomotive Works/Burnham Williams & Co., 1901. Hardcover. Item #34132
Issues 21 through 30 from 1900 to 1901 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 21] Record of Recent Construction, 1900; 22] Record of Recent Construction, 1901; 23] Locomotive Boilers, by Cornelius Vanderbilt; 24] Record of Recent Construction, May, 1901; 25] Locomotives of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, by S.M. Vauclain; 26] Record of Recent Construction, 1901; 27] Broad Firebox Locomotives, by Samuel M. Vauclain; 28] Record of Recent Construction, 1901; 29] The Building of a Modern Locomotive, by Paul T. Warner; 30] An Address Upon Compound Locomotives, by S.M. Vauclain. 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. Tiny chips to two corners and very shallow loss at head of spine. A handsome, near fine, bright copy.