Hardcover, red cloth in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 215 pages. Index. Illustrated with engravings, prints, photographs and paintings, most in black and white, albeit over 15 pages in full color, for a total of over 200 images. Additionally there are 8 maps, three large full page at rear, two double page and one single, depicting railway lines in the United States, Europe and Great Britain respectively, plus five vignette maps in text. First American edition, first printing with no additional printing listed. A comprehensive world history of railways No previous ownership marks. Small tear to lower front panel of dust-jacket tape repaired on verso, else a clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy. Fine in a very good dust-jacket. Large, oversize book, Priority and International orders will require additional postage.