Durden's Iron Bridge. / The following is a description of a new Iron Bridge, invented by the Subscriber, and for / which a patent was granted on the 1st of June, 1858. / [followed by an illustration of the bridge, 2 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches, printed in red, and three columns of dense text separated by thin rules, signed in type "Thos. Durden"].

Montgomery, AL: Barrett & Wimbish, Printers, nd [1858?]. Broadside, 16 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches, headline in larger type, text and illustration enclosed by a double black rule with ornamented corners. Five long paragraphs of text describe the architectural elements of the bridge; the final two lines advise "individuals or companies who wish to invest in an enterprize that will pay, can do so by addressing me at Montgomery, Ala." Not in Hummel. Apparently not recorded on OCLC. Folded. Two old marginal stains, just into border on left edge, a little foxing, but a presentable copy. (1560). Item #54412

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