The Making Of A Railway.
Hugh Evelyn Limited, 53 Charlbert Street, NW8 / Godfrey Cave associates, 42 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B.
4to. 8.5 x 11 inches. 154 pp. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, in worn pictorial price clipped dust wrapper, with sunned spine and edge chips and tears. Some foxing and browning of edges and a few small stains on first free endpaper; otherwise a very good copy. illustrated by plans, drawings and diagrams on preliminaries and throughout by black and white photographs. Map and pictorial endpapers. The Great Central Railway from Nottingham to Marylebone was the last main line into London to be built. When it was under construction, 1894-99, a young Leicester photographer, S. W. A. Newton made a detailed record of the building activities. His photographs are reproduced here with a commentary by the transport historian, L. T. C. Rolt (1910-74). First published 1971.
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