Leipzig: Wilhelm Zirges, 1840. hardcover. 13 full page copper engravings in 3 sections with pale blue titles (waterstain on upper left corners). 48pp., slim oblong 4to, original marbled boards. Leipzig: Wilhelm Zirges, (1840). Very scarce. very good.
Pictures of the first German long distance railway of 120 kilometers. Includes viaducts, bridges and tunnels representing the beginning of the railway century in Germany. The author, Heinrich Eberhard was an architectural designer, engraver and lithographer.