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The Model Steam Locomotive. A Complete Treatise on Design and Construction

Evans, Martin

Published by Argus Books Limited, Hemel Hempstead, 1983
ISBN 10: 0852428170 / ISBN 13: 9780852428177
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Title: The Model Steam Locomotive. A Complete ...

Publisher: Argus Books Limited, Hemel Hempstead

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: VG

Edition: First Edition.


8vo. original printed paper wraps (slightly rubbed & creased, red pigment to spine faded); pp. 208, with illustrations. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 011302

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Synopsis: A technical manual for the model railway engineer. Many locomotives, particularly in 3.5 inch, 5 inch, and 7.25 inch gauge, are under construction by amateurs in any one year. The book includes 201 detailed scale plans and technical drawings.

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