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1840 RAILROADS 1st ed US Tanner Trains Locomotives Canals RARE BOOK



Rare pre-Gold Rush era history of American railroads!



‘Canals and Railroads of the U.S.’ gives a thorough and detailed description of the extension of canals and railroads throughout the U.S. This work was specifically written to develop the moral, political, and commercial effects of the system in the country. Published in 1840, this work includes the historical implication of canals and railroads, geographical information, and the societal influences canals and railroads have in every state.





Item number: #5244

Price: $499



TANNER, Henry Schenck



Canals and railroads of the U.S.



New York: T.R. Tanner & J. Disturnell, 1840. First Edition



Details:

Collation: textually complete with all pages

272, [iv]

2 foldout charts

No maps

References: Howes T 26; Sabin 94313

Edition Point:

first edition to be printed in octavo

Language: English

Binding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secure

Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)



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1840 RAILROADS 1st ed US Tanner Trains Locomotives Cana

Estimate $499 - $1,000Feb 3, 2019