Book Description

THE BRITTANNIA VIADUCT . A New Wonder of the World, A Faithful Account of the Floating Monstrous Iron Tube, containing a Description of the Tube, The Pontoons, Hawsers and Capstans, Hydraulic Lifting Power, and Finishing of the Britannia Tower ( The Construction of the Britannia Railway Bridge by Robert Stephenson over The Menai Strait, Anglesey Wales ) 1849
Dealer Notes
Published in Carnarvon Wales by E. Jones in 1849, this is a very scarce chapbook style printing, giving an account of the Construction of The Britannia Bridge over the Menai Strait to Anglesey in Wales, designed by Robert Stephenson, bound in the original paper wrappers, for which the cover serves as the title page, 23 pages plus final advert leaf dated 1849, with one woodcut illustration, the covers are worn and chipped at edges with some loss and are generally darkened, internally page corners are dog eared with some dustiness to a few page edges, else in acceptable condition, very scarce..
Author A New Wonder of the World
Date 1849
Binding softcovers
Publisher A Faithful Account of the Floating Monstrous Iron Tube
Condition fair

Price: £245.00

Offered by Andrew Cox

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