Lot 386 of 627:
Mogg's Handbook for Railway Travellers, 1840  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Mogg's Handbook for Railway Travellers; or, Real Iron-road Book: Being an Entirely Original and Accurate Description of all the Travellable Railways Hitherto Completed...

Author:
Mogg, Edward

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for the Proprietor, Edward Mogg

Date:
1840

Description:

vi, [2], 284, [1], 13, [3], [iii], [1], 101, [1], 32 + 4 ad pp. With three color folding maps. (8vo) 16.5x10 cm (6½x4") original brown cloth with gilt design and spine.

Scarce English railway guide. With 3 fold-out color maps of the railroads of "England and Wales", "London and Birmingham," and "Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, the Potteries and Preston."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Binding detached, boards and most of spine strip present, 2"piece of spine strip lacking; presentation bookplate on front pastedown, ad pages and 2 maps at rear detached but present, map at front with 4" closed tear, toning and a bit of creasing to maps with a few other minor tears; overall good.


 
Item number:
281366
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