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Catechism of the locomotive

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Catechism of the locomotive

by FORNEY, Matthias N

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1879 Catechism of the Locomotive Steam Engine TRAINS Railroad Matthias Forney

A rare, late 19th-century work on trains and locomotives! This book, by Matthias Forney, includes six fascinating folding illustrations depicting locomotives. Forney was an American locomotive designer and builder and was most known for this book, in which he is recognized as the utmost authority on the construction of the steam locomotive.

Item number: #9656

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FORNEY, Matthias N

Catechism of the locomotive

New York: The Railroad Gazette, 1879.


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

· xvi, 709 [1]

· 488 illustrated figures

· 6 folding plates

· Language: English

· Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure

· Size: ~8in X 6in (20cm x 15cm)

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Bookseller
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
9656
Title
Catechism of the locomotive
Author
FORNEY, Matthias N
Format/Binding
Hardcover; tight & secure
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Railroad Gazette
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1879
Keywords
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