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Inhaltsangabe: Fascinating history of the Norwich and Worcester Railroad which ran between Norwich, Connecticut and Worcester, Massachusetts as well as the steamboats that connected Norwich to New York City. The story of the "Steamboat War" between the N&W's boats run by Capt. W. W. Coit and those run by the Boston and Providence (owned by Cornelius Vanderbilt) is engagingly told. Covers construction, operation of the railroad and the steamboat lines, accidents (including the tragic sinking of the "Atlantic"), and prominent personnel, such as George L. Perkins. Illustrated with several sections of black and white photos. Includes bibliography. With decorative end papers showing map of New England with railroad. 210 pages.
Titel: The quickest route;: The history of the ...
Verlag: Pequot Press
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung Pequot Press, 1973. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Minor shelf wear, binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. An exciting history of thephysical and financial triumphs and disasters of a railroad that started in 1835, Among the disasters was a wreck involving four trains.a not inconsiderable achievement for a single track line. The story of the N&W has every facet of the trials of railroad and business building in the 19th century and right up to today. It is extremely well researched, profusely illustratd, and engagingly written. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 161009015
Buchbeschreibung Pequot Press [c1973], Chester, CT, 1973. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo; xi, 210 pages; Photographs, bibliography. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Previous owner's book plate. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 51771
Buchbeschreibung Pequot Press,, Chester, Conn.:, 1973. Hardcover. First Edition.. Fine in dark gray cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and on the front board with map end papers. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with rubbing to the folds to the flaps and to the ends of the spine area. 210 pages of text illustrated with photographs, maps and sketches. Buchnummer des Verkäufers TB26849
Buchbeschreibung Pequot Press, Chester Connecticut, 1973. Hardback. 1st Edition. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with small chips to top of spine and light rubbing to edges. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 210 pages The exciting story of a the physical and financial triumphs and disasters of this railroad which started in 1835. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 282395
Buchbeschreibung Pequot Press,, Chester, Conn.:, 1973. Hardcover. First Edition, First printing.. First printing Fine in dark gray cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and on the front board and with map end papers. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with rubbing to the folds and a 1/4" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. Signed by the author on the fly title page. 210 pages of text illustrated with photographs, maps and sketches throughout. Buchnummer des Verkäufers TB23646
Buchbeschreibung Pequot Press, 1973. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P110871061155
Buchbeschreibung Pequot Press, 1973. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 871061155