The World's Most Luxurious Trains
With luxury train travel enjoying something of a revival, this is the perfect time for the ultimate book on the world's most luxurious rail journeys. Luxury Trains, edited by Eva Marin (teNeues, $59.95) features 250 photographs covering the history of deluxe train travel, and all elements of the elegant railway experience from "grandiose carriage interior and exterior details to majestic station architecture." The book is divided into sections headed Luxury Train Cruises, Modern Trains, Excellence on Board, Splendid Stations and Legendary Trains. The private rail carriage pictured on the cover (above), the Swedish Royal Train from the Swedish Railway Museum, is from the last section.