La Locomotive a Vapeur by Andre Chapelon (Cambden, English Edition 2000) Translated by George W Carpenter
La Locomotive a Vapeur
translation by George W. Carpenter
Camden Miniature Steam Services, English edition 1st printing 2000
From the dustwrapper blurb… André Chapelon, the Frenchman who designed some of the world’s most advanced steam locomotives. The 2nd edition of “La Locomotive a Vapeur”, first published in France in 1952, has long had an almost legendary status as the best book of its type, and one which contains a large amount of technical information.
Hardback in dustwrapper. 631pp including b/w illustrations plus colour plates and fold-out plans. 12 x 8.5 inches approx.
Dustwrapper lightly sunned/tanned in places. Pages showing some age tanning to margins; edges of page-block tanned and a little dusty.
Overall, light wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy.