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    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    [RAILROAD]. Proceedings of a Pacific Railroad Convention, at Lacon, Illinois; with the Address of Col. Samuel R. Curtis. Cincinnati: John D. Thorpe, 1853.

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    [RAILROAD]. Proceedings of a Pacific Railroad Convention, at Lacon, Illinois; with the Address of Col. Samuel R. Curtis. Cincinnati: John D. Thorpe, 1853.

    8o (208 x 140 mm). 16 pages. Remboitage in a 19th century cloth binding, rebacked.

    FIRST EDITION. "The Convention was called to promote a railway to the Pacific. Colonel Curtis urged the Platte Valley and South Pass route, 'at much length,' according to the pamphlet" (Graff 3156). Sabin 38476.


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