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Title Rapid Transit in New York City and in Other Great Cities
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket as Issued
Edition First Edition
Publisher Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York 1905
Seller ID 004590
295 pages; numerous b&w illustrations, mostly photographs; green cloth boards with gilt titles. The history and development of the subway system from mid-nineteenth century to 1904. Fascinating reading from various perspectives: engineering, design, labor, business, problem solving, etc. Includes history and information on underground transit in London, Paris, Berlin, Glasgow, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia. Attractive bifold and foldout maps. Clean throughout, no marks or tears; boards are lightly rubbed at extremeties.