Warren, J G H. A Century of Locomotive Building by Robert Stephenson & Co 1823-1923.
Publisher: Andrew Reid & Company Limited, Newcastle upon Tyne;
Date of Publication: 1923
Stock Code: 5679
FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp vii, , 461. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated throughout including photographs, plans and diagrams. Publisher’s blue buckram with gilt titles and gilt portrait medallion to upper board. Spine lightly toned; minor wear at spine tips and corners. Upper front corner bumped ( board and text to p 22). Pictorial bookplate to front pastedown; no annotation or inscriptions. A little scattered light foxing; foredge stained. A good copy.
Comprehensive company history including biographical material on founder Robert Stephenson’s inventor father George as well as early locomotives and the Stockton to Darlington Railway.