MR. PULLMAN'S ELEGANT PALACE CAR. The Railway Carriage that Established a new Dimension of Luxury and Entered the National Lexicon as a Symbol of Splendor.New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1961. First edition.
MR. PULLMAN'S ELEGANT PALACE CAR
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1961. First edition. A tour of the interiors and exteriors of George Pullman's brilliant invention, the sleeping car. As beautiful as any hotel, the luxurious Pullman cars captured the imagination of the nation and their interiors were some of the most deluxe in the country. Page after page of black and white photos bring the Pullmans back to life. The author's captions are intelligent, informative, cheerful and elegiac. Hardcover with dust jacket. 575 pages.
Large quarto in blue and black hardcovers with brown and yellow DJ in brodart; VG/VG; black and red letters on spine; minimal soiling on DJ; good binding; fully illustrated including end pages; pp. 574; contains six chapters and some name trains; shelved on front table or alcove; please contact us for shipping costs.