Product Details


Title:
A Steam Odyssey The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand
Author:
Victor Hand, Introduction by Don Phillip
Publisher:
W W Norton
ISBN or Item #
9780393084313
Date Listed:
2013-10-17 10:51:29
Retail Price:
$75.00
Our Price:
$64.95
Description:
Untitled Document

A Steam Odyssey

The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand

By Victor Hand, Introduction by Don Phillips, Afterword by Jeff Brouws.

Cloth with dust jacket, 12×11.1", 192 pages, 162 photos. Oct 2013.

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Stunning photographs of steam locomotives on all six continents.

"Steam Odyssey: The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand is the latest in our celebrated publications on railroad photography. Unlike previous volumes, this book has an international bent: Hand has taken photographs in more than fifty countries over the past fifty-five years. These 162 black-and-white photographs present a sampling of his best work from around the world and show how the railway is a compelling subject no matter the locale. An introduction by well-known transportation reporter and railroad columnist Don Phillips explains how Hand got interested in railways and how his approach to the subject developed; extended captions provide historical context. The book includes an afterword by rail and photography historian Jeff Brouws."