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London: Heinemann, 1898. 88 full page mezzotints with tissue guards by Felix Schmidt and Anders Montan. Tall 4to, light green cloth, extremities rubbed. Ex-library copy with perforation on title page, faint inked numbers on spine and small label on inside rear cover. London: William Heinemann, 1898. A very good(-) copy.
Albany: 1831. Reports of Committees. On the Product and Manufacture of Iron and Steel. 32pp. (Bound with): Proceedings of a Convention of Iron Workers, Held at Albany, N. Y. , on the 12th day of Dec., 1849. 58, (2)pp. 8vo, modern red cloth, light foxing, a few pages slightly underlined in pencil. (New York) and Albany, 1831, 1849. First Editions.
1922. Exceptional heavy stock sepia matte finish photo measuring 12.5 x 9.5 inches. This shoulder-up image of the famed industrialist, photographed at Jollet studios, is inscribed: "To Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. with sincere regards, C.M. Schwab, July 10th 1922." Mild erosion at the top corners (which remain intact) due to a previous framing. There is also a one-inch chip at the lower left-hand margin, with the piece having been reinserted like a jigsaw puzzle. It is far from the image and.....