The London and Birmingham Railway Guide,
and Birmingham and London Railway companion containing a minute description of the railroad and every object worthy of notice; an antiquarian and topographical account of the towns, villages, noblemen and gentlemen's seats, within ten miles of the railroad. [AND] WYLD'S GUIDE To the Grand Junction and Liverpool and Manchester Railways, containing a complete map and description of the routes and rules, regulations, fares, times of departureand arrival. To which is added a guide to Dublin.
London, James Wyld, 1838
The London to Birmingham railway opened in 1838 and was the first inter-city line to built into London. The Liverpool Manchester railway opened in 1830 and was the first intercity line in the world.
This scarce guide belonged to the Karl Baedeker publishing house.
Second edition., 8vo ( 15 x 10 cm), xiii, 179pp, 6pp publishers list to rear. large folding map of the railway and a folding plan ( both map and plan with reinforced tears) , stamp on title-page; title-page; 36pp, folding general map torn in two , publisher's brown cloth gilt, slightly split along spine; cloth faded; otherwise a very good copy.
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