1851 1st ed RAILROAD Harper's New York & Erie Guidebook Lossing TRAINS
‘Harper's New York and Erie rail-road guide’ is a wonderful description of the scenery, rivers, towns, villages, and most important things on the New York & Erie Railroad through New York State. Towns mentioned include:
Benson Lossing was an American Journalist, Illustrator, and historian, known best for illustrated books on the American Revolution and American Civil War as well as features in Harper's Magazine. In 1846, Lossing joined William Barritt in a wood engraving business that became one of the largest firms in New York.
This 1851 first edition is heavily illustrated with 136 engravings by Lossing and Barritt.
Item number: #8661
Harper's New York and Erie rail-road guide book: containing a description of the scenery, rivers, towns, villages, and most important works on the road; with one hundred and thirty-six engravings by Lossing and Barritt, from original sketches made expressly for this work
New York: Harper & Brothers, [©1851] 1st edition
Collation: Complete with all pages
173, , 7, 
Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm)
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