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Weissenborn, Gustavus.
(Books in Parts) American Locomotive Engineering and Railway Mechanism: With a Practical Treatise on the Material, Draughting, Construction and Management of the Locomotive Engine and Railway Cars. A number with rare original decorative wrappers
New York: American Industrial Pub. Co, 1871. An extensive collection of large plates from Gustavus Weissenborn's two rare 19th Century American engineering classics.Gustavus Weissenborn. American Locomotive Engineering and Railway Mechanism: With a Practical Treatise on the Material, Draughting, Construction and Management of the Locomotive Engine and Railway Cars. New York: American Industrial Pub. Co, 1871 [-?]. Issued in parts. Though incomplete, this lot contains one of the most representative collection of parts, a number with exceedingly rare printed wrappers.Gustavus Weissenborn. AMERICAN ENGINEERING Illustrated by LARGE & DETAILED ENGRAVINGS embracing various branches of MECHANICAL ART... New York: G. & E. Weissenborn's Engineering Office, 1857-1858.Condition varies, overall good or better, but a number have edge tears and light staining, a portion with more pronounced wear; a handful have been trimmed. Plates were not stored in order. SOLD AS IS. American Locomotive Engineering and Railway Mechanism: Weissenborn, Gustavus. American Locomotive Engineering and Railway Mechanism: With a Practical Treatise on the Material, Draughting, Construction and Management of the Locomotive Engine and Railway Cars. New York: American Industrial Pub. Co, 1871. 69 plates, only. [FYI: Full set described as 95 double pl. 40 x 32 cm. Issued in 24 parts; sold to subscribers only.]"Illustrated with large and detailed engravings of the newest and most approved engines and working drawings, wherein the dimensions are carefully marked; also, diagrams demonstrating the construction … [Click Below for Full Description]
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