The lore of the train.
London, George Allen & Unwin 1971.
Large 4to. 240pp, numerous colour & b+w text ills. Publisher’s cloth, preserved in publisher’s printed card slipcase, repaired. Roderick Gradidge’s copy.
A well-produced volume providing an illustrated and detailed history of the evolution of locomotive and railway design, from the primitive rutways of the classical era to the high-speed trains of Japan and the British tilting Advanced Passenger Train (which the author optimistically supposed would soon be introduced).