Lehigh Valley Guide, Guide Book of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and its Several Branches and Connections : With an Account, Descriptive and Historical, of the Places Along Their Route

By: Sayre, William H.

Price: $26.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


186 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Original dark brown cloth over flexible boards, list of officers and directors of Lehigh Valley RR Co and of Pennsylvania and New York Canal and RR Co, 27 pgs of company history, 121 pgs descriptive of cities and towns on the route, 3 appendixes, a few tables and footnotes, several b/w illustrations of scenery reproduced from engravings. Includes original 13 x 20 inch fold-out map, bound in, as issued. ; 1st edition, 1873. Complete subtitle: 'With an Account, Descriptive and Historical, of the Places along their Route, Including also a history of the Company from its First Organization, and Interesting Facts Concerning the Origin and Growth of the Coal and Iron Trade in the Lehigh and Wyoming [Pennsylvania] Regions, Handsomely Illustrated from Recent Sketches, Prefixed to Which is a Map of the Road and its Connections'. ; Backstrip and edges of boards heavily chipped. No lettering visible on spine. Boards lightly foxed. Front and rear few leaves heavily chipped and edgeworn, with old ink writing all over rear blank pages. Map is all present and readable, but fragile, with two large closed tears. Book was meant to be carried in pocket and looks like it was. Textblock intact, no missing pages. Scarce. Sold as is.

Title: Lehigh Valley Guide, Guide Book of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and its Several Branches and Connections : With an Account, Descriptive and Historical, of the Places Along Their Route

Author Name: Sayre, William H.

Categories: Transportation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Company: 1873

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket

Item: 0.70 lbs

Seller ID: 12570

Keywords: Lehigh Valley ; Pennsylvania History ; Railroads ; Railroad History ; Coal Industry ; Iron Industry ; Maps ; 1870s ; Rare Books ; Image ;,