Albany, NY: C. Van Benthuysen, 1857. First edition. Hardcover. Item #38524
Includes two folded maps of the State of New York and the city of New York. Numerous foldout diagrams of bridges, locomotives, rail sections, tunnels, and railroad profiles. Railroads featured are New York and Erie; Hudson River; New York Central; Oswego and Syracuse; Black River and Utica; Watertown and Rome; Buffalo and State Line; Tonawand to Lockport Junction; New York and New Haven; New York and Harlem; Long Island; Cold Spring Branch; Flushing and New York; Troy Union; Troy and Geenbush; Hudson and Boston; Rensselaer and Saratoga; Albany and West Stockbridge; Saratoga and Schenectady; Saratoga and Whitehall; Albany Northern; Whitehal Junction; Troy and Boston; Troy and Bennington; Northern- (Odgensburgh); and Plattsburgh and Montreal. Bound in original black cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and border and design stamped in blind. The lightest of wear at the cover corners. The lower corner of the two prelim pages and title page show some damp. No other pages affected. A superior, very good plus copy.