Lot 78 of 457:
Hand-Book of the Great Overland Route  

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Title:
A Descriptive Hand-Book of the Great Overland Route between Europe and Australia, China, Japan and India... (wrapper title)
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Place:
New York
Publisher:
Erie Railway Company
Date:
1876
Description:

32 pp. Illustrated with wood engravings; folding color map. (9¼x6"), original wrappers printed in red & black, engraving on rear wrapper, with map on inside of rear wrapper.

Description of the route from Europe via Atlantic steamers to New York, then westward via the Erie Railway and the Pacific Railroads to San Francisco, where the traveler would connect with the iron steamers of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company to Japan, China and Australia. Included is a schedule and list of fares.

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Condition:
Lacking rear cover of wrappers; mild toning to leaves, a few occasional spots; about very good.
 
Item number:
309397a
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