Great Britain: New Cavendish Books, 1982. First UK edition. Hardcover. Oblong quarto. 256pp. Grey and red illustrated cardboard illustrated slipcase with white and black lettering on covers, white lettering on spine. Grey decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Photo illustrated frontispiece.
Beginning with an interview with Count Giansanti, this fascinating detailed monograph explores the world of model trains. Presented by gauge size, the book details trains by models and manufacturers. Profusely illustrated throughout with color photographic reproductions of train models, sets and accessories. Two foldouts included, pgs 11-15 & 239-242, both two sided.
Cardboard slipcase with a few closed tears in several places with some light rubbing to extremities. Binding with minor sunning on spine. Binding slightly shaky. Interior with title page missing. Slipcase in good, Binding in very good, interior in very good- condition overall. g to vg. Item #44535