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Guide for the Pennsylvania Railroad,

Publication Date: 1855
Hardcover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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(PENNSYLVANIA). Guide for the Pennsylvania Railroad, with an Extensive Map; Including the Entire Route, with All Its Windings, Objects of Interests, and Information Useful to the Traveller. Phila.: T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers, 1855. 1st ed. 40pp. Large ( 8-3/4 x 71-1/2 inches) color folding map frontis. 19th-century 3/4 maroon morocco and marbled boards, gilt-ruled spine. Front board scraped, map rebacked in linen, library stamp on map, else a very good or better copy. Sabin 60358 (note). Fairly early Pennsylvania railroad guide and Philadelphia promotional work: "A brief statement of the extent and resources of the city of Philadelphia will suffice to show that she is second to no city in the country in business importance." Includes a brief description of the resources and attractions of towns along the route. The handsome color map depicts the route of the Pennsylvania Railroad, from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh; shown as well is the of the Columbia & Lancaster & Harrisburg Railroad. Bookseller Inventory # 63010

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Title: Guide for the Pennsylvania Railroad,

Publication Date: 1855

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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All books are in reasonable second-hand condition. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, or personal check. Checks can be made out to the George S. MacManus Company, 12 Water Street, Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010 USA. Emails can be sent to books@macmanus-rarebooks.com. Phone numbers: 610-520-7273. FAX: 610-520-7272. All inquiries should be directed to Clarence Wolf. Deferred billing available for libraries. PA residents add 6%sales tax.


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