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Almost since the beginning of photography railways have been a popular subject. This book draws together the work of more than 30 railway photographers, some of whom have become household names, such as Ivo Peters, Bishop Eric Treacy and H. Gordon Tidey. A few of the others required extensive detective work to find out anything of their background, although all those featured have left a legacy of fine and historically important railway photographs. A long vanished age is depicted through the cameras of the very cream of railway photographers and is a fitting tribute to their art. The photographs span over 75 years, from the end of the broad gauge to the demise of steam itself. A brief biographical note provides insight into each photographer, with about half a dozen photographs used to represent the work of each photographer.
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Book Description Patrick Stephens Ltd, London, UK, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Second printing 1996 from first edition from 1993, printed in UK. Hardcover in full cloth with DJ. Condition new, square tight and crisp book, no edgewear no underlinings no highlights no bent page corners, Not a reminder. DJ very fine, bright, no tears no chips, Price Not clipped, slightest shelfwear. Square 4to, 176 pages, illustrated throughout with historic photographs. Seller Inventory # 014927
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Book Description Motorbooks Intl, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1852604093