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$400 - $700

Title:
Telegraphers of To-Day: Descriptive, Historical, Biographical

Author:
Taltavall, John B., comp.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
John B. Taltavall

Date:
[1893]

Description:
354, [1] pp. Compiled with a preface by John B. Taltavall. Profusely illustrated from photographs, chiefly portraits, throughout the text. (Folio) 13¼x10¾, maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition. An early and scarce reference with over 500 detailed biographies of prominent telegraphers of the day; this is a valuable source of information giving pictures, dates and places.

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Condition:
Faint fading to spine, spine ends and corners somewhat bumped, light soiling; fingering to front free endpaper, ink staining to rear endpapers and last few pages of text, else very good to near fine - rare.


 
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