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STAGE-COACH AND MAIL IN DAYS OF YORE (2 Volumes, Complete) A PICTURESQUE HISTORY OF THE COACHING AGE

Harper, Charles G.

Published by Chapman and Hall, Ltd., London, 1903
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Two, bright, sturdy volumes of bright red cloth-over-boards, with bright gilt lettering to fronts and spines. Crease to Volume I front board, and a scratch to front board of Volume II. Light rubbing to extremities. Illustrated from old-time prints and pictures. Top edges gilt. Fore-edges and tails untrimmed.A handsome set. Volume I (360 pp. including brief appendix) covers: The Introduction of Carriages; The Horsemen; Dawn of the Coaching Age; Growth of Coaching in the Eighteenth Century; The Stage=Waggons and what they Carried; How the Poor Travelled; The Early Mail Coaches; Coach Legislation; Coachmen; Mail- and Stage-Coach -Guards; How the Coaches were Named; How the Coach Passengers Fared; Manners and Customs Down the Road. Volume II (368 pp., including index) covers:The Later Mails; Several Typical Journeys; The Story of Pickford and Co. Robbery and Adventure; Snow and Floods; Coach-Proprietors; End of The Coaching Age; What Became of The Coachmen; The Old England of Coaching Days. Volume I has 23 separate plates, and 11 within the text; Volume II has 40 separate illustrations, plus six within the text. Bookseller Inventory # 72423

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Title: STAGE-COACH AND MAIL IN DAYS OF YORE (2 ...

Publisher: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., London

Publication Date: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: FIRST EDITION.

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