Very Good / Good. Item #6389
Laury's Station: Garrigues House Publishers, 1991. First Edition. 215 color photographs plus additional document reproductions. Five-color system map on front endpapers. Pictorial dust jacket. Army green boards stamps in gold front panel and spine. Dust jacket lacking large triangular chip (2" x 1.5") and additional thin strip (3.5") at bottom edge of front. Jacket shows additional creases, crinkles, minor chips and tears at other edges and spine crown and foot—all lovingly repaired by previous owner with much-deployed scotch tape. Binding near pristine. Textblock unmarred and unmarked.
"In Volume 1 the reader will become acquainted with the fascinating variety of diesel locomotives on the Reading between 1926 and 1961 . . . . This volume also chronicles the development of the diesel from yard switcher to road freight and road passenger service."