Lot 303Osborne's London & Birmingham Railway Guide 1840 First...

Auction Date: 26/02/2018 at 01:30 pm



Osborne's London & Birmingham Railway Guide 1840 First Edition. Published by E.C. & W. Osborne, Birmingham and Simpkin, Marshall & Co. London. An extensive 270 page book with 39 illustrations mostly of the railway and its trains some if which are full page. Plus a fine fold out map of the railway company’s line, having as well a very good illustration of a Passenger Train. The text details all the stations and places of interest along the lines as well as their industries and manufacturing in those towns, in particular Birmingham and London, Also giving an account of the construction of the line and the then present operations of the railway. Plus 44 pages of interesting adverts at the back and 13 more plates of illustrated advertising All in brown cloth board cover with spine gold tooled spine, size 4¼” × 6½” with minor wear and in very good condition

Guide Price: £150.00 - £180.00

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