Title: Railroad to the Pacific
Author: Edwin F. [Ferry] Johnson
Description: Boards in burgundy leatherette stamped in gilt. A few light blemishes to covers. Interior is clean and unmarked. Mild toning to edges of front endpapers. Seven full page illustrations and four maps (three of which are fold-outs, one with a repaired tear). Modern index. 185,  pages.
A reprint of the 1854 second edition of Edwin F. Johnson's ''Railroad to the Pacific. Northern Route: Its General Character, Relative Merits, Etc.,'' considered to be the first book to seriously propose construction of a railroad across the United States, from Chicago to the Puget Sound in the Washington Territory.
The author, Edwin Ferry Johnson (1803-1872), was the first university instructor in the United States to give instruction in railroad engineering. A native of Vermont, he lived most of his life in Middletown, Connecticut, and was a professor of mathematics, philosophy and civil engineering.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Ye Galleon Press
Place: Fairfield, Washington
Keywords: railroad, route, Pacific Northwest, history,
1 business day
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.