AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL AND ADVOCATE OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS. Jan.2, 1832 thru Jan.3, 1835.

New York: Published by D. K. Minor, Editor and Proprietor, No. 35 Wall Street, 1832-1835. 32cm. Three volumes in six parts. Issues Vol. 1 No. 1 thru Vol. 3 No. 50. Two of the spines retain original leather binding, while the other four have recent cloth bindings all with marbled boards. This the first major American Railroad publication noting incorporations, government laws and statements, news of completions of track of various companies, the economics of the railroads and the goods they carried. An important research item into the early railroads. Period annotations in ink scattered throughout and on a number of blank pages. Bears the bookplates of John Walker Barriger III noted railroad man, and of the St. Louis Mercantile Association, some older institutional stamps in some volumes. THOMSON 589; 691; 829. Item #63686

Price: $2,000.00

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