Iron horses: American locomotives 1829-1900 [by] E. P. Alexander. E. P. ALEXANDER.

Iron horses: American locomotives 1829-1900 [by] E. P. Alexander. New York: Bonanza Books, n.d. 27.8x21cm, pp. [1-6] 7 [8] 9-13 [14] 15-239 [240: blank], 18 illustrations in the text, 96 full-page illustrations, cloth-backed boards. Bonanza edition, fourth printing. A reprint of the 1941 W. W. Norton & Company edition. A pictorial history of the development of the American locomotive from the first engine to run on rails in 1829 down to the turn of the century. Includes a historical sketch of the evolution of pioneer American locomotives through 1849. A useful list of "locomotive builders of the United States" is found on pages 233-237. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with rubbing to brown background ink on the edges of the rear panel. (#166271).

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