This book provides a handsomely done survey of over 146 steam locomotives owned by various Australian state railways between 1896 and 1958. Each one is illustrated with a finely detailed watercolour painting and accompanied by the story of the locomotive, essential technical details, and information about sites of preserved versions of the locomotive. There is also a Pictorial Index done to scale so that the reader can compare the size and shape of each engine. With information about the builders and with bibliography. 192 pages with index.
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Book Description Kangaroo Pr. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 086417778X Good condition, binding and pages show signs of wear. Dust Jacket is clean with a few chips. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1001197
Book Description Kangaroo Press Pty.Ltd, Australia, 1997. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 192pp, index, bibliography, over 146 locomotives included, each illustrated with a finely detailed watercolour painting plus history. Landscape format hardback, blue boards, slight edge rubbing, slight (production crease) to early pages otherwise a VG copy in dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 020300
Book Description Kangaroo Press, Australia, 1998. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 192pp. Illustrated. repaired 3" tear on the back side of the dust jacket Size: Oblong 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 0814434-03