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Death of the Broad Gauge [Letters to his father about the transition from broad to standard gauge]

Richard Bentley [grandson of Richard Bentley, publisher]

Año de publicación: 1892
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Librería: Richard M. Ford Ltd (London, Reino Unido)

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18pp., 8vo, marbled boards, cloth spine, label on front, some pages damaged at spine ("hinge strain"), ow good. This copy if from the archives of Richard Bentley & Son, publishers, and this copy was personalized by rebinding to become Richard Bentley the Younger's own copy. A typed note has been tipped on to the front endpaper, saying, "Letters from young Richard Bentley to his father George Bentley on the transition of the G.W. Railway from Broad Gauge to standard gauge in 1892. George Bentley to encourage his son's early literary effort printed 40 copies of this booklet." No copy on COPAC or WorldCat. This copy comes with a watercolour of Richard Bentley as an old man, with white handlebar moustache. sitting in the window seat of a railway carriage (plush, so first-class), hat on the seat beside him, reading his paper, watercolour 9 x 11cm mounted. N° de ref. de la librería 10242

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Título: Death of the Broad Gauge [Letters to his ...

Año de publicación: 1892

Encuadernación: Hardcover

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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