Harper's New York And Erie Rail-Road Guide Book. Containing A Description Of The Scenery, Rivers, Towns, Villages, And Most Important Works On The Road. Published by Harper & Brothers, Publishers.
No print date, but probably 1851. 173 pages plus 12 pages of publisher ads. Full calf leather boards are scuffed and just worn through at corners.A crack is starting at top front joint but board is secure. Black leather spine label has bright gilt lettering.
Endpapers have an ownership stamp of an employee of the Erie Railroad, and have toning at edges. The binding is slightly shaken, but there are no loose signatures or pages. Pages have occasional foxed spots but are generally clean. Heavily illustrated with 136 engravings. Very detailed descriptions of the areas traversed; mainly from New York to the Corning vicinity.
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