The Life of George Stephenson and of His Son, Robert Stephenson; Comprising Also A History of the Invention and Introduction of the Railway Locomotive

By: Smiles, Samuel

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Fits description of 1868 First American Edition. Original brown cloth, blind-stamped HB, gilt letters and small railway engine on spine, bevelled boards. No DJ. Hinges just starting. According to preface, this is a revised edition written ten years after the first(1857), primarily to report the "extraordinary progress" in railway construction all over the world since that date. 501 pp. including index.

Title: The Life of George Stephenson and of His Son, Robert Stephenson; Comprising Also A History of the Invention and Introduction of the Railway Locomotive

Author Name: Smiles, Samuel

Illustrator: Various Drawings and Engravings

Categories: Biography,

Publisher: N.Y., Harper:

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 000518

Keywords: Biography. British Railways. Trains. NOISBN