Lot 351Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal 1793 & 1804 2...

Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am



Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal 1793 & 1804 2 Acts of Parliament bound into one volume, inscribed in ink “Henry Williams” one of the landowners. The 1st being 84 pages, for Construction of the canal & making connecting Railways etc. The 2nd being 13 pages, for raising additional money, but only from existing shareholders. Also with printed lists of names of people & details whose land the canal will cut through. Both original acts (not Disbound), bound in original marble board covers with leather spine, size 32 x 20cm, some staining to pages, general wear, for age in good condition. Note: This is the earliest we have seen mentioning “Railway as usually called Tram Road at this period

Guide Price: £60.00 - £80.00

(Not sold)

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