This book covers the development of the class supported by photographs of the important changes and details that characterised the class. The author John Jennison covers all areas of the class detailing the development, modifications including the rebuilds, locomotive names and the operating areas in which they worked.
With the permission of The Patriot Trust a chapter has been included concerning the planned new build Patriot to be known as The Unknown Warrior. This describes the planning setbacks and progression towards the eventual completion of the locomotive.
Page Size 214 x 276 mm, casebound, 224 pages, 141 b+w and 18 colour illustrations. Published 2018. Price £ 24.95.