London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
WILLIAMS, Frederick S. Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction, and Social Influences, London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1852. 8°, wood-engraved frontispiece and additional title, plates and illustrations (some staining mainly at upper margins). Original pictorial cloth decorated in gilt and blind (spine a little faded). FIRST EDITION.
With 7 other books of related interest including 2 fourth editions of the above named work, Edward Cornelius Osborne's Guide to the Grand Junction, or, Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester Railway (Birmingham, 1838, folding engraved map, plans and plates, original cloth) and Michael Reynold's Engine-Driving Life (London, 1881). (8)
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