The book is a series of self-contained segments, illustrated with historic photographs on the highlights of Australian railway history from the first convict powered railway in Van Diemen's Land in 1836, to the first coast-to-coast crossing by the Indian-Pacific in 1970. All Australia's crack trains are represented; the Indian-Pacific, the Southern Aurora, the Overland, the Spirit of Progress, the Intercapital Daylight, the Trans Australia, the Ghan, the Prospector, the Sunlander and of course, the Puffing Billy.
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Book Description Macmillan. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0333210557 Book is very clean. Crisp pages. Tight binding. Light shelf wear on dust jacket. Light fading on dust jacket. Light tanning. Foxing. Sun fading. Bookseller Inventory # BYJ-2WSP-W652
Book Description Macmillan Company of Australia, South Melbourne, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Various (illustrator). First Edition. 112 pages, with the illustrated end pages, and text illustrated with black-and-white photographs, facsimiles of documents, and reproductions of drawings. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. This book is a series of self-contained segments, illustrated with historic photographs of the highlights of Australian railway history from the first convict powered railway in van Diemen's land in 1836 to the first coast to coast crossing by the Indian Pacific in 1970. the dust jacket has a tear at the top and bottom left-hand side of the front panel with associated curling. The rear panel has a tear at either edge of the top edge with associated creasing. Price clipping of the dust jacket. A couple of spots of boxing on the front edge of the text block. Size: Oblong Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Railways; ISBN: 0333210557. ISBN/EAN: 9780333210550. Inventory No: 0250155. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Bookseller Inventory # 0250155
Book Description Book Condition: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97803332105503.0