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ROBBINS, DAVID (AUTHOR), AND STEVE CORNER (PHOTOGRAPHS) - The Blue Train. A Guide to the World's Most Luxurious Train, and the Routes Which It Travels

(Johannesburg: Viking Penguin, 1993) 0670847402. . Oblong 4to; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (vi) + 118; photographs, largely in colour. Dustwrapper slightly rubbed, with short tear to fold of upper panel and flap, closed on reverse side with archival tape; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper. Very good condition. "David Robbins's elegant narrative covers every aspect of the history and design of this technically most sophisticated train and the unparalleled comfort it offers its passengers. There are details of the technology to satisfy the enthusiast, descriptions of the splendid accommodation and cuisine and the impeccable service to reassure the most fastidious traveller, and delightful sketches of the routes travelled by the train, complete with snippets of historical and geographical information. Steve Corner's evocative photographs complement and enhance the story of a journey on one of the world's most luxurious trains.".
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | CHF 9] N°. du livre 10153

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