THE LIFE OF GEORGE STEPHENSON AND OF HIS SON ROBERT STEVENSON; COMPRISING ALSO A HISTORY OF THE INVENTION AND INTRODUCTION OF THE RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE
Smiles, Samuel

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1868. First US edition, first printing Frontis engraving of George Stephenson with tissue guard. Full page engraving of Robert Stephenson with tissue gaurd. 501 pages illustrated with engravings, plus index. Bound in original maroon cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and border medallion stamped in blind. Professionally rebacked with original spine laid on. Hinges repaired. Neat, small owner's name on prelim page. A very good copy. Hardcover (Item ID: 21300)

$95.00

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