History, Theory, and Practice of the Electric Telegraph

Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1866. 3rd edition, revised and enlarged. Hardcover in original brown cloth. Small octavo (standard size). Some wear to edges and corners of boards, bumping at head and heel and lower corners. Spine slightly faded. A few spot on the boards. Gift inscription in pencil on flyleaf. Hinge a little loose for the first signature. A couple pages are roughy opened at edges, but very minor tears. 509 p. w/ frontis of telegraph machne with tissue guard intact, various b&w illus. throughout text, index. A standard work on the subject for about two decades, still attractive despite use. Good. Item #17797

Price: $70.00