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

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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...

Mogg, Edward


Printed for the Proprietor, Edward Mogg



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

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.

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