Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am
Drakes Road Book of The Grand Junction and London and Birmingham Railway 1839 - An extensive two books in one with 112 pages to Birmingham, then 147 pages for the Grand Junction line There are also 15 plate illustrations and a number of illustrations within the text. Plus two fine fold out hand coloured map of the railway company's lines, one having a very good illustration of a Passenger Train. Also a fold out detailed fares and distance table over the lines. Detailing all the stations and places of interest along the lines the industrial and manufacturing establishment in those towns, in particular Birmingham, Liverpool & Manchester, the then present operations of the railway and as well the connecting Liverpool and Manchester Railway. Plus 16 pages of interesting adverts at the back. All in green cloth board cover with gold tooled illustration of Locomotive on front cover, size 4¼" × 6¾"