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London - Birmingham. Travelling Charts: Or, Iron Road Books, for perusal on the journey: (By Felix Summerly.) In which are noted the towns, villages, churches, mansions, parks, stations, bridges, viaducts, tunnels, cuttings, gradients, &c., the scenery and its natural history, the antiquities and their historical associations, &c., passed by the line of the railway. With hundreds of Illusrations Constituting a Novel and Complete Companion for the Railway Carriage...London to Rugby and Birmingham, (on the London and North-Western.)
London: Railway Chronicle Office, 14, Wellington-street North, Strand. [c.1846].

(310 x 22 cm). Original chart of the railway line between London and Birmingham. The chart shows the line from Euston Station in London to its terminus in Birmingham with vignette views and descriptive text of destinations en route as seen from the eastern and western side of the line down each side. Title, vignette view of Euston Station and introductory text at head. Folds between buff paper covers with publisher's title label with vignette border to upper cover. Housed in green cloth case with facsimile of title label to the upper cover. Old ownership label to upper cover of cloth case. Some spotting to title label and first panel of chart. Chart worn at extremities and repaired and reinforced on verso. Chart generally clean and bright.

Price £ 500.00
Stock Code 48719
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