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THE FALL AND RISE OF STEAM., Cooke, Brian, photographer.

Author Name    Cooke, Brian, photographer.

Title   THE FALL AND RISE OF STEAM.

Publisher    Jane's, London, 1982, first edition.

Seller ID   19709

128 pp, oblong 8vo (8 9/16" H x 11 1/2" D), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. ISBN 0710602006 "....one man's personal, photographic record of the steam locomotive's elimination from Britain's nationalised rail way network and its subsequent reappearance as a source of recreation and pleasure. Brian Cooke brings to his subject a rare combination of the technique and skills of a professional creative photographer coupled with first-hand knowledge o f t h e s t eam locomotive both on and off the footplate. His pictures remind us of steam's melancholy rundown, with emphasis on scenes in his native north-east England; they bring fresh glimpses of the unique Barry scrapyard which has proved s uc h a v al ua b le s ource of motive power for the increasingly ambitious preservation movement; and they conclude with a striking series of images of the steam locomotive in recent times at work and rest on and of BR tracks. Manifest in this re mar ka bl e c oll ect io n o f o ver 150 finely reproduced pictures are Brian Cooke's fresh approach to recording the drama of steam and his painstaking darkroom technique. Supported by a lively and often humourous commentary on steam locomotives a nd t hos e w ho p ursu e th em. ...N otes on equipment, materials and techniques used to make the photographs form the subject of a concise appendix." Soft corner crease on title page, minor edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/ bott om o f spi ne an d fla p-fo lds, light creases at top of rear panel, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good

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