Very gently read, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is clean and solid. Previous owners neat inscription to the ffep and small address label to verso of front board. Bright gilt titles to spine. Spine is moderately cocked. Light soiling to top edge. Dustjacket is moderately bumped and rubbed to extremities, more so to the head of the spine with some shelfwear and light soiling to show. Now protected in brodart jacket. Thorough history of "the Showman's type road locomotives manufactured by Charles Burrell and Sons Ltd" and extensively illustrated throughout; complete with fold out schematic of the "8HP double crank, compound three speed double geared, spring, scenic road locomotive", to the rear of the book.