Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Greenville, SC: Volume I, 1981.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Florence Brothers
A beautiful first edition limited to 300 copies (this one being #147) in bright blue cloth with black lettering on front and spine. This book in Fine+ condition is SIGNED by author Blanche Marsh and illustrator Florence Brothers directly on the title page. A beautiful collectible.
Tale Spinner Blanche Marsh portrays in her book early locomotives in the Carolinas like The "Best Friend" that was put in service on Christmas Day, 1830 and connected Charleston, SC with Hamburg, SC. From Genesis of Steam Locomotives to the era of Electric and Diesel Trains; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 82 pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator.