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The Walschaert Locomotive Valve Gear. A Practical Treatise On the Locomotive Valve. Actuating Mechanism Originally Invented by Egide Walschaerts. With the History of its Development by American and European Engine Designers, and its Evolution into the Mechanically Correct Locomotive Valve Gear of the Present Day.

Wood, W.W.

Published by The Norman W. Henley Publishing Company, New York, 1907
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Original red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 5 X 7 1/2 inches. 193 pages which include 8 pages of index. Also has 7 pages of other publication of The Norman W. Henley Publishing Co. This copy is divided into 4 parts. First Division, Analysis of the Walschaert Valve Gear, Second, Designing and Erecting the Walschaert Valve Gear, Third, Advantages of the Walschaert Valve Gear and Fourth, Questions and Answers Relating to the Walschaert. Copy has 36 black and white illustrations, photographs and diagrams. 4 of which are inserts. All inserts are complete. Inside copy is also 2 cutouts for the outside and inside admission valve diagrams which are part of the illustrations. These 2 cutouts are secure in their own protective sleeve inside the front cover. Head, tail and corners are slightly bumped. All pages are very clean and complete, binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017227

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Title: The Walschaert Locomotive Valve Gear. A ...

Publisher: The Norman W. Henley Publishing Company, New York

Publication Date: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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