The Channel Tunnel or Submarine Railway between England and France, a statement to the Channel Tunnel Company printed by Savile, Edwards & co. London 1875. In card covers size 21 by 14 cm. 17 pages of text plus a folding plan and section by Hawkshaw, Brunlees and de Gamond, consulting engineers to the project. A fascinating exposition of the case for a rail tunnel over 100 years before its eventual construction. Includes details of possible locations, mining, and ventilation research, actual and potential cross-channel passenger numbers, economic arguments and the contributions of leading engineers like Hawkshaw. VG condition.
Publisher Channel Tunnel Company
Illustrator Hawkshaw and others