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A Yankee Dared: A Romance Of Our Railroads
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A Yankee Dared: A Romance Of Our Railroads

By Nevins, F. J

Chicago, Illinois, USA: The O'Sullivan Publishing House, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Type: Hard Back First Edition. Hardcover Out-of-Print Book in Very Good Condition with a Fair Vintage Dust Jacket in Archival Protective Cover. Illustrated. A Story of the Early Days of American Railroads when the promoters and engineers has to overcome natural difficulties of terrain and the determined oppostion of the canal and river steamboat men, with a theme of the historic romance of railroad-building. Frontspiece" "The Train Was Moving", an illustration of the first run of the "DeWitt Clinton" from Albany to Schenectady. Bound in green cloth, gilt titled on front and spine. Very clean and unmarked with wrinkling of the cloth, center, lower portion, on front. Light wear to corners and spine head/tail. Tight and solid binding. Interior very clean, no markings, lightly toned. Gold jacket with illustration of a train engine, red print, ragged along upper and lower edges where pieces are missing all along edges. Mylar protective cover protects this vintage jacket of a very adventurous time in American history. 405 pages. 6 x 9 inches. 1933, The O'Sullivan Publishing House, Chicago, Illinois, USA