New jersey/London: A.S. Barnes & Co., Thomas Yoseloff, Ltd., 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 13" tall folio, 386pp in very nice condition, some minor chipping to edges and very slight bumps to tips. Light fading to tiny strip along the bottom edge of the green cloth cover. Very Good / very good. Item #14575
The history of the develpment of the steam engine and its first application in England and the introduction of the locomotive to America. The Chronicles of the growth of the early roads laid out to operate between towns. The story of the Iron Horse and some of the roads it travelled.