Readings for Railways; or, Anecdotes and other Short Stories . . .

Publisher: London: C. Gilpin, [1849].
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Brewer, page 238; NCBEL III, 1220.
Condition: Fine copy.
Book ID: 27236


12mo, later brown half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt decorations and lettering, t.e.g. Bound without the terminal advertisements.


¶ A selection of miscellaneous pieces - on topics as diverse as the uses of gutta percha and the existence of sea monsters - edited by Hunt and issued in yellowback-like format to be sold in railway stations.

Price: $250.00

See all items in English Literature, Romantics
See all items by