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
TANNER, Henry Schenck
Canals and railroads of the U.S.
New York: T.R. Tanner & J. Disturnell, 1840. First Edition
Collation: textually complete with all pages
2 foldout charts
References: Howes T 26; Sabin 94313
first edition to be printed in octavo
Binding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secure
Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)
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