Philadelphia: Press of J.B. Lippincott/M. Baird & Co./Baldwin Locomotive Works [about 1871-1872]. First edition. Hardcover. Item #44665

134 pages with pages 5 through 45 a history of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. The rest of the pages feature sixteen builder's rod's down locomotive photographs with backgrounds of the buildings of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. Each full page photograph is mounted on heavy stock paper followed by one to three pages of data specifications for the locomotive type. All the photographs are sharp and clear. Romaine; American Trade Catalogues, pg 301. Bound in original brown pebbled cloth with lettering on the front cover and spine stamped in gilt and border on the covers stamped in blind. A little mottling to the covers. Contemporary owner's signature dated 1874 on the prelim page. Some penciled notes in the margins not affecting the text or photographs. Light wear to the spine ends. A very good copy.

Price: $1,900.00