London: John W. Parker, 1839. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good Hardcover.
Brown blind-stamped ribbed cloth with gilt spine titles. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear; The head of the spine is frayed with a small loss. 12mo 7.5 inches tall; viii, 340 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates; Partial small name stamp on the front free endpage. Illustrated with wood engraings. First Edition, First Printing.
Very Good / No Jacket. Item #014760
A complete history of transportation in Great Britain from the Roman Eras to the beginning of the Steam Era with fascinating and informative woodcut illustrations.