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Against Mr. Asa Whitney's Railroad Scheme 1851  

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Memorial Against Mr. Asa Whitney's Railroad Scheme

Plumbe, John


Buell & Blanchard



48 pp. (8vo), bound in modern quarter black morocco and marbled boards, gilt lettered spine. First Edition. 

Rare pamphlet asserting the impossibility of crossing the Sierra Nevada by railroad. Howes P-425. Howes notes that some copies were issued with a map, Cowan says a few were, & Sabin does not mention a map.

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Toning and light foxing to interior; else near fine.

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