Lot 178 of 455:
Rail Road Route from St. Louis to San Francisco 1850  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Description of a Rail Road Route, from St. Louis to San Francisco, in Letters to P.P.F. Degrand, from W.L. Dearborn, Civil Engineer. 1849.
Author:
Dearborn. W. L.
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Dutton and Wentworth, Printers
Date:
1850
Description:

16 pp. (8vo), modern brown cloth, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt. 

Scarce early work proposing the transcontinental railroad. This copy lacks the profile and map mentioned on the title page, which seems to be the case with all listed copies, including those at OCLC. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A few light scuffs to cloth; interior fine or nearly so.
 
Item number:
305256
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