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WHERE RAILS MEET THE SEA: America's Connections Between Ships and Trains by  Michael Krieger - First Edition, First Impression - 1998 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

WHERE RAILS MEET THE SEA: America's Connections Between Ships and Trains

by Krieger, Michael

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good +


New York: Metro Books (Friedman/Fairfax Publishers), 1998. 176pp., illustrated throughout (including endpapers and frontispiece): colour, duotone, and monochrome halftone plates. Book clean and square. Gilt title over firm backstrip. Plain grey boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Monochrome, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. From the rear panel: "Region by region, 'Where Rails Meet the Sea' chronicles the fascinating history of America's railroad and maritime development through vividly detailed descriptions of the railroads' waterfront operations, buildings, facilities, and majestic sea-faring fleets. In addition, 230 photographs and illustrations bring to life the rich history and lively character of the American port cities that thrived in the years between 1830 and 1960." Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Introduction, 1/ The East. 2/ The Great Lakes. 3/ The South. 4/ The West. 5/ Modern Operations. Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.25 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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