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Report to the Directors


Publication Date: 1831
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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WALKER, James. Report to the Directors of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, on the Comparative Merits of Locomotive and Fixed Engines, as a Moving Power.Observations on the Comparative Merits of Locomotive and Fixed Engines, as Applied to Railways, by Robert Stephenson and Joseph Locke,.An Account of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, by Henry Booth. Phila: Carey & Lea, 1831. 1st U.S. ed. Frontis. Map. 2 folding charts. 206pp. A very good copy, newly rebound in calf-backed boards. This American edition of a detailed work on the British rail system contains a 2pp. "Advertisement to the American Edition" which gives some details of the construction and costs of building the Pennsylvania Railroad from Columbia to Philadelphia. Bookseller Inventory # 34822

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Title: Report to the Directors

Publication Date: 1831

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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