Handbook of Railroad Construction for the Use of American Engineers Containing the Necessary Rules, Tables and Formulae for the Location, Construction, Equipment and Management of Railroads as Built in the United States (RARE orig 1857 hc)

George L. Vose

Published by James Munroe & Co., 1857
Condition: G- Hardcover
From Rivertown Fine Books (McGregor, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pub by Jas Munroe & Co., 1857, same date TP & CP, NAP, presumed 1st Edition. Rare. Good-minus cond. hardcover now in archival Brodart, no dj. Dark brown blindstamped cloth over bds w/ slightly muted gilt lettering on spine. Light bumping & rubbing to wear points, plus approx 1/4" loss to head & tail of spine. Missing ffep, rfep & folding chart, o/w textblock is complete & intact. P/O's signature above title on TP. Rear hinge tender, front hinge & binding sound. Scribbled pencil marks scattered throughout. Illus in b&w. 480pp. Square, straight, tight & clean except as noted, overall G- cond. Same or next day shipping. Please email any questions. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006528

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Title: Handbook of Railroad Construction for the ...

Publisher: James Munroe & Co.

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:G-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Presumed 1st

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