Luxury Trains: From the Orient Express to the TGV.
New York: The Vendome Press, 1982. 8vo oblong. 232 pp. Corners and spine ends slightly bumped and worn. Book is rolled. Library stamp to ffep, frep. Pages very clean, binding tight. 223 illustrations, many in colour and 47 pages of tables. "As anyone who saw the film version of 'Murder on the Orient Express' knows, long-distance travel aboard luxury trains decorated by Lalique or Rene Prou and served by diners agleam with fresh linen, polished silver, cut crystal, fine food and smiling, efficient waiters constituted one of the most elegant and civilizing experiences ever achieved by modern society." Very Good in Very Good dj Cloth 0865650160 (Item ID: 58444)