History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States of America, Exhibiting Their Progress, Cost

POOR, Henry V.

to Cart
Price: $1,250.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: John H. Schultz
Date Published: 1860

Description: Revenues, Expenditures & Present Condition. Volume I only, (all published). 612pp. + 20pp. of ads 3 page index to ads, some ads are illustrated. 8vo, 1/2 modern blue leather, brown leather labels, lacks two maps, blank preliminary page with 3 inch tear, small chip to margin of title page. New York: John H. Schultz, 1860. First Edition.

Comments: Author was editor of the American Railroad Journal. This work is "...an exhaustive history of internal improvements...covering the development of transportation in the New England and Middle Atlantic states and Maryland." DAB XV, p. 70. Contains the financial statistics of each railroad, including the latest capital structure, latest revenue, net income, cost of equipment, and current board of directors. This is volume one of a planned three volume work. The other volumes were never published because of the Civil War. This volume lacks the 2 maps which were sometimes issued in a separate volume. Howes P-471

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 213768

More ECONOMICS: webrss
More RAILROAD: webrss

By This Author: POOR, Henry V.
By This Publisher: John H. Schultz
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.

Wow - This is amazing - the book arrived in the post this morning! It was quicker for your book to get from New York to New Zealand, than the two books I ordered from Australia at the same time! Many thanks for that - I know it was sent by cheapest post (at my request) but somewhere along the line I got lucky. Love the book by the way - and it arrived here in such perfect condition I could almost think no one has even touched it before... - Anne W.
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis