MEMORIA DE LA JUNTA DIRECTIVA DE LA COMPANIA DEL FERRO-CARRIL ENTRE CIENFUEGOS Y VILLA-CLARA, REFERENTE AL ANO SOCIAL COMPRENDIDO ENTRE 1 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 1862 Y 31 DE OCTUBRE DE 1863, Y LEIDA EN LA GENERAL DE ACCIONISTAS CELEBRADA EN 15 DE ENERO DE 1864.

Cienfuegos: Imprinta del Ferro-Carril, 1864. 8vo. 20, (5) pp. Two large folding tables; title-page vignette of a locomotive. Original gilt-stamped green cloth. Very good. Item #41329

First edition of the third annual report for the company. The first railroad line in Cuba, operating out of Havana, opened in 1837; this line was built to provide service on the southern coast between Cienfuegos and Sancti Spiritus. Presentation copy, with "Senor D. Enrique Gatke" gilt-stamped on upper cover; laid in is an ALS from the author to Gatke, 'Habana, 10 de Agosto de 1863," concerning activities of the board of directors. Not recorded OCLC (which does locates one copy of the first report, published in 1862, at the New York Public Library).

Price: $750.00

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