Historic Railway Disasters -::- 6 lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Ian Allan, 1983, Hardback in dust wrapper.
3rd edition, 1st printing, first published 1966. Contains: Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Appendix;
From the cover: At first sight a book on railway disasters seems like an unnecessary sensationalisation of drama, human frailty and suffering. This book is, of course, nothing like that; it is a sober, considered analysis of some of the milestones of railway history. Rail travel today is a particularly safe form of transport in terms of casualties per passenger mile and one of the reason…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Personal blind-stamp to front flap and top corner of the title page. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Turquoise boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 294 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.