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A fascinating treatise proposing the advantages of freight railways to Great Britain. With a dedication at the beginning to Thomas Telford. It was an attempt to dispel local prejudices and opposition to the early railways. Much of the work is devoted to examining the economics and finances of the Stockton, Darlington and Liverpool and Manchester railways. Provenance: presentation copy to Henry B. H. Beaufoy F.R.S. with his bookplate pasted inside front cover; with bookplate of R.P.L. Booker pasted inside back cover.

A Treatise on Internal Intercourse and Communication in Civilised States and Particularly Great Britain

London, 1834
PRESENTATION COPY. Octavo (220 x 140 mm.), in early half calf with marbled boards, gilt title to spine, worn. pp. xiv, 160. Otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 7388
£ 125
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