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Two months abroad: or, a trip to England, France, Baden, Prussia, and Belgium. In August and September, 1843. By a rail-road director of Massachusetts


Published by Redding & Co, Boston, 1844
Soft cover
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First edition, 8vo, pp. 64; text printed in double column; original printed orange wrappers; wrappers a bit faded and with chips along the edges (no loss of any letterpress); spine mostly perished but stitching intact. The text contains 29 letters by Derby, each signed in the text "Massachusetts." Derby (1803-1880) was president of the Old Colony Railroad and was instrumental in securing completion of the Hoosac Tunnel. Smith, American Travellers Abroad, D-47: "The author was an outstanding railroad tycoon of his day. The book reveals that he was a serious student of railways and that he was a businessman alert for more business.". Bookseller Inventory # 30662

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Title: Two months abroad: or, a trip to England, ...

Publisher: Redding & Co, Boston

Publication Date: 1844

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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