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Book Number: 11205
CLEVELAND AND ERIE RAILROAD. [Advertizement]. This Road lies along the south shore of Lake Erie, between Cleveland, Ohio, and Erie in Pennsylvania, and is 95? miles in length. The alignment and grade of the Road is remarkably favorable, being almost an air line, and the grades only fifteen feet to the mile. It forms a link in the Great Line Between New York, New England and the Western and Southern States. [Then follows names of the Directors & Officers and a List o... View more info
Publisher: Diary 1884-85, of George W. Finley--Went over the Wall beside Armistead at Gettysburg, then as POW, one of the 'Immortal 600;" Presbyterian minister in Romney, WV: 1884-85
Book Number: 17805
Condition: The journal is bound in black morocco leather with a fold-around flap to protect pages when carried in a pocket. Small gilt oval on flap that reads "Standard Diary No. 159. Small metal piece on back cover that reads "Patented June 29, 73." Leather at bottom of spine and bottom of edges is starting to fray or tatter, leather split along bottom 5cm of rear hinge, rubbed at all edges, pencil notes on endpapers, pages are lightly tanned but in good condition.
FINLEY, GEORGE W. Manuscript Diary of George W. Finley, Romney, WV, covering years 1884-1885. 6 x 15.5cm. George Williamson Finley (1838-1909) First Lieutenant, 56th Virginia Infantry, one of the few men who crossed the stone wall beside Gen Lewis Armistead at Gettysburg during Pickett's charge. Finley was beside Armistead as the general lost consciousness on the battlefield. He was taken prisoner, spending the next two years in Unions prisons including at... View more info
Book Number: 11206
INDIANA CENTRAL RAILWAY. [Advertizement]. The Great Central Route 1860. Indianapolis & Columbus Short Line. Three Daily Trains to Columbus without Change of Cars. Indiana Central Railway. ...Only One Change of Cars between Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Wheeling, and Cleveland. Being of uniform gauge with all Railroads East of Indianapolis, this route offers unparalleled inducements to Shippers of Live Stock and Freight... 13.9 x 22.7cm, ad appears to have been cut fro... View more info
Publisher: Late 19th century?
Book Number: 11203
MADISON AND INDIANAPOLIS RAILROAD. [Advertizement]. Two Daily Trains leave Union Depot, Indianapolis, for Madison, Cincinnati, Louisville... connecting at Madison with Steamers for Cincinnati... 13.8 x 22.7cm, ad appears to have been cut from a magazine, with small woodcut of a primitive diamond stack engine and cars on dock next to a steamboat. Shrink wrapped on a piece of foam-core board 25 x 31cm. View more info
Book Number: 12060
PEPPER, CHARLES M. The Life and Times of Henry Gassaway Davis 1823-1916. NY, The Century Co., 1920 (c1920, Published, February, 1920) octavo, xi (1 blank) 318pp, 16 illustrations including frontispiece, index; deckle page edges, light browning, bound blue cloth, mottled spots on spine and edges of covers--i.e., varnish coming out of cloth in spots; otherwise in good condition. Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916) Railway builder & U.S. senator. Began his career as a brak... View more info