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South Kensington Museum Locomotive Exhibits
Title: South Kensington Museum Locomotive Exhibits
Year Published: unstated probably circa 1930
Our Price: £88.00 GBP ($114.40 USD)
Description: Publisher unstated: undated sand coloured cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine approximately 6 by 9.75 inches tall: approximately 218 pages: black and white photographic illustrations. Frontispiece :4 black and white portraits of Locomotive Pioneers -- Richard Trevithick, 1771 -- 1833. Matthew Murray, 1765 -- 1824. George Stevenson, 1781 -- 1848. Robert Stephenson, 1803 -- 1859 . Synopsis: A comprehensive historical review of Railway Locomotives and Rolling Stock in the Land Transport section of the South Kensington Museum, followed by a 118 page catalogue of 251 objects, arranged in chronological order. Contents: -- Part One: -- Land Transport: Railway Locomotives and Rolling Stock. Introduction. Historical Review -- Early locomotive experiments. Colliery locomotives. Public railway locomotives. Rainhill locomotive trials, 1829. General locomotive development, 1830 -- 1930. Articulated locomotives. Mountain locomotives. Tenders. Tramway locomotives. Internal combustion locomotives. Electric locomotives. Goods rolling stock. Passenger rolling stock. Street tramway vehicles. Rolling stock details index.. Bibliography. The text of part one is supported by 24 black and white illustrations. Part Two: -- Catalogue of the Collections in the Science Museum illustrating Land Transport .111: Railway locomotives and rolling stock. List of illustrations. Synopsis of events. Locomotives: -- Early experiments. Colliery locomotives. Rainhill trials. Steam locomotives 1830 -- 1880. Steam locomotives 1880 -- 1930. Mountain locomotives. Internal combustion locomotives. Electric locomotives. Engine details. Boiler details. Rolling Stock: -- railway carriages and wagons. Monorail vehicles. Horse tramway cars. Electric tramway cars. Rolling stock details. List of donors and contributors. Index. The text of part two is supported by 12 black and white illustrations. Condition: cover shelf- faded: Page edging foxed: ownership inscriptionT B Peacock to front endpaper: overall clean, firm, and collectable
Condition: Collectable- Good
Type: Used Books