Tramways Their Construction and Working

CLARK, D. Kinnear

147561 Embracing a Comprehensive History of the System, with an Exhaustive Analysis of the Various Modes of Traction, including Horsepower, Steam, Heated Water, and Compressed Air; A Description of the Varieties of Rolling Stock and Ample Details of Cost and Working Expenses etc. Crosby Lockwood and Co. (London, 1878) First edition, original dark green cloth, publisher's blindstamped logo to upper board, double blindstamped borders to both boards, gilt bands and titles to spine, pp. (i-v) vi-xxii, 1-434 incl. index, plus 16 pp. publishers ads, illustrated by 13 fold-out plates and 125 engravings, all present as called-for. Very good, scattered foxing, backstrip repaired, eps strengthened, binding sound & tight, from the library of E.J.H. Broad, Superintendant of the Cockatoo Island Dockyard in Sydney Harbour in the late 19th Century, with his copperplate signature on the ffep. $720.00AUD
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