Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1959. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #39654
Number 1588 of 1950 numbered copies of the "Gold Coast Edition" signed by Beebe on the special limitation page. A professionally written, comprehensive study of the private railway car. 382 pages of text with numerous photographs, illustrations, and diagrams plus a roster of Pullman cars built. Folded diagram of private car Japauldon inserted in rear pocket. A fine and bright copy in original fine clear acetate dust jacket, in the publisher's slipcase with a faded spine and mild edgewear. The acetate dust jacket has none of the usual rubbing, tears and/or chips.