A Practical Treatise on Rail-Roads, and Interior Communications in General; with Original Experiments, and Tables of the Comparative Value of Canals and Rail-Roads
by Wood, Nicholas; Colliery Viewer
London: Knight and Lacey, 1825. First Edition. Full-Leather. Near Fine. Octavo. 314 pages, plus 6 wonderful large folding plates, depicting various machanical parts used to explain Wood's mechanical experiments. Bound in full contemporary speckled calf, central gilt stamped arms; expertly rebacked to style, raised bands, black leather lettering piece on spine. Internally clean; small Jap paper repair to fore-edge of end blanks. A handsome copy.
(Inventory #: 7051)
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