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												The Steam Locomotive in 1838: Robert Stephenson's Patent Locomotive Engine by  Thomas TREDGOLD
	 - Paperback
			 - 1967
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 82797)

The Steam Locomotive in 1838: Robert Stephenson's Patent Locomotive Engine

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The Steam Locomotive in 1838: Robert Stephenson's Patent Locomotive Engine

by TREDGOLD, Thomas

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  • very good
  • paperback
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
0911760040
ISBN 13
9780911760040
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Felton, California: Glenwood Publishers. Very Good. 1967. Stapled wraps. 0911760040 . A 1967 facsimile reprint of Thomas Tredgold's presentation of the workings of an early steam engine, patented by England's Robert Stephenson, which helped to establish railroads as an important means of transport. The original publication of 1838 was entitled "The Steam Engine"; this facsimile presents just a portion of that original work, with drawings of key parts scattered amid the text. Also with a portfolio of 4 large folded engravings in rear pocket, showing detailed drawings of the locomotive from various angles. --- In gold stapled wraps with black & white drawing of the locomotive and crew. Stated second printing. --- A very nice, sound copy but with slight soiling to covers.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); vi, 23 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
82797
Title
The Steam Locomotive in 1838: Robert Stephenson's Patent Locomotive Engine
Author
TREDGOLD, Thomas
Format/binding
Stapled wraps
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0911760040
ISBN 13
9780911760040
Publisher
Glenwood Publishers
Place of Publication
Felton, California
Date Published
1967
Keywords
0911760040
Bookseller catalogs
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