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Bourne (John C.) Drawings of the London and Birmingham

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Bourne (John C.) Drawings of the London and Birmingham

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Bourne (John C.) Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, with An Historical and Descriptive Account by John Britton, first edition, tinted lithographed pictorial title and 34 fine tinted lithographed views and architectural details on 29 sheets, 2 engraved maps on one sheet, paper guards, modern half dark maroon morocco, g.e., spine faded, [Abbey, Life 398; Ottley 6465], folio, Ackermann & Tilt, 1839.

⁂ An excellent copy of one of the great illustrated railway books, showing the construction methods of the railway.
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Bourne (John C.) Drawings of the London and Birmingham

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£1,500
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Nov 19, 2020
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£1,100
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0006: Bourne (John C.) Drawings of the London and Birmingham

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£1,500
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£2,000
Starting Price
£1,100
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Lot 0006 Details

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Bourne (John C.) Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, with An Historical and Descriptive Account by John Britton, first edition, tinted lithographed pictorial title and 34 fine tinted lithographed views and architectural details on 29 sheets, 2 engraved maps on one sheet, paper guards, modern half dark maroon morocco, g.e., spine faded, [Abbey, Life 398; Ottley 6465], folio, Ackermann & Tilt, 1839.

⁂ An excellent copy of one of the great illustrated railway books, showing the construction methods of the railway.

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