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The Old Telegraphs by  Geoffrey Wilson - 1st  Edition - 1976 - from Dereks Transport Books and Biblio.com

The Old Telegraphs

by Wilson, Geoffrey

Condition: Fine/Very Good


Chichester: Phillimore, 1976. 252 pages, 870g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a Very good price-clipped d/w with two small repaired tears and small bite out of bottom edge, in clear removable wrap. Illustrated with b/w plates and drawings in the text. A comprehensive World Wide history of the shutter, semaphore & other kinds of Visual mechanical telegraphs developed in the late 18th and early 19th centuires.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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