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Book Description

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.
Author Anon
Date 1875
Binding Card
Publisher Channel Tunnel Company
Illustrator Hawkshaw and others
Condition VG
Pages 17

Price: £85.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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