MANSIONS ON RAILS The Folklore of the Private Railway Car
Berkeley Howell-North Books 1959 382 pages. SIGNED by author Lucius Beebe in ink on the limitation page. First Edition. Limited "Gold Coast" edition, #1566 of 1950 copies. Profusely illustrated including color tipped-in frontispiece from photograph of "The Virginia City", a private car built by Pullman and owned by Beebe and Charles Clegg. Folded diagram of private car in pocket affixed to rear endpaper. Illustrated endpapers. Red cloth. Gilt titling. Red slipcase. Original clear acetate jacket. Everything one could reasonably want to know about the private railway car, in the inimitable Beebe style. Slight crimping to the corner of the tipped-in frontispiece, else Very Fine, in a Very Good Plus or better slipcase, slightly chipped at the opening. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
Signed: y Edition: First Edition
Jacket Condition: Slipcase
Book Id: 1527