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SKU: 005587 Category:

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Title:
Halting High Speed Horses Prefaced with Abstract of High Speed Horses: Presented at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology March 2, 1951
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 005587

Author: Sillcox, L. K.
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: The New York Air Brake Company
Place: New York
Year: 1951
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Good
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Stapled b & w pictorial wraps, viii + 33 pp. (one side of page only), graphs; a paper presented March 2, 1951 at M.I.T. by L.K. Sillcox, then Executive Vice-President of the New York Air Brake Company. Highly technical, presented when diesel-electric engines were considered new technology and addresses braking issues for both steam locomotives and diesel engines. Wraps are soiled, stain at foot of spine, back lower corner of wrap torn off, last page and back wrap have long crease at lower corner. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 8 oz. Category: Railways; Science & Technology; Books; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 005587.