HIGH IRON: A BOOK OF TRAINS

NY: D. Appleton-Century, 1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Scarce, true first edition of Beebe's classic work, presentation copy from photographer Beebe to historian and fellow photographer Grant Manson (1904-1997) best known for his 1958 book and photographs of the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Inscribed on the on the ffe. "To Grant Manson/ 'there isn't a train I/ wouldn't take, no matter/ where it's going' / Lucius Beebe/ 1939" Original brown cloth stamped in black and gilt, a tad dusty, in original dustjcaket that is moderately worn about the edges and missing short pieces spine ends. A presentable copy and rare with Beebe's charming inscription executed shortly after publication. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #011118

Price: $375.00