Boston: Published by Charles H. Pope, 1903. 1st edition. 160 pp + 3 pp of adverts at rear. Illustrated (facing page map as frontis). 8vo. 5" x 6 7/8". Original red cloth with gilt lettering. VG (some wear & spotting to binding/plate 'Pasadena Pumping-Engine' has verso tape reinforcement/pos on front pastedown). Item #13000
Author claims this the first English-language book on the subject. Tipped-in is a plea to Southern Pacific railwaymen, asking them to consider the precepts of this work in the context of railway use.