Last Train to Paradise Centennial Edition : Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad That Crossed an Ocean

Last Train to Paradise Centennial Edition : Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad That Crossed an Ocean

Description

An oversized, limited commemorative edition of acclaimed South Florida author Les Standiford s gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West extension of Henry Flagler s Florida East Coast Railway, originally published in 2002 and now in its 20th printing. This edition, commemorating the completion of the Over-Sea Railroad, January 22, 1912, includes a linen cloth cover, special heavy stock, silver foil stamping, a double gatefold, a hand-tipped map, and 150 new and vintage photographs and illustrations. Curators and historians at the Library of Congress, the Monroe County Library in Key West, and at the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach assisted Creative Director Petra Mason with image sourcing, as did staff at The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York. Many of the images in this edition have never been published before. A Books & Books Press production in association with Motherland Miami and The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, Florida. 328 pages10 1/2 x 8 1/2 150 illustrations HC ISBN 978-0-9839378-0-7$60.00"


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Details

Author(s)
Les Standiford, Petra Masonp, Inc Motherland International
Format
Hardback | 328 pages
Dimensions
183 x 259 x 30mm | 1,134g
Publication date
01 Oct 2013
Publisher
Books & Books
Language
English
Edition Statement
Centennial
Illustrations note
20 Illustrations, color; 20 Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
098393780X
ISBN13
9780983937807