A DESCRIPTION OF THE CANALS AND RAIL ROADS OF THE UNITED STATES, COMPREHENDING NOTICES OF ALL THE WORKS OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT THROUGH THE SEVERAL STATES
Tanner, H[enry] S[chenck]

A DESCRIPTION OF THE CANALS AND RAIL ROADS OF THE UNITED STATES, COMPREHENDING NOTICES OF ALL THE WORKS OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT THROUGH THE SEVERAL STATES

New York: T.R. Tanner & J. Diturnell, 1840. First edition, first printing Vastly expanded from the 1834 edition. 272 pages of descriptions by state of existing railroads and canals and those planned, with glossary, condensed summary, and index, plus four page publisher's catalogue in the rear. Two foldout maps, a New Map of New York, and a New Map of Pennsylvania, and two foldouts with railroad and canal profiles. Teggart; Hopkins Railway Library, 29b. Howes; USiana [1994] T26. Bound in original dark green cloth with border and design on the covers stamped in blind and title and rule on the spine in gilt. Professionally rebacked with original spine laid on. Tiny fold tear to one of the maps professionally repaired. A few tiny spots of foxing throughout though numerous on the endpapers and initial pages. A very good copy. Hardcover (Item ID: 33538)

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