The Atlantic Telegraph (1865) (W. H. (William Howard) Russell)

The Atlantic Telegraph (1865) (W. H. (William Howard) Russell) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Engineering shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1972, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white plates; Tables; Frontispiece; Appendix;

From the cover: >From 1842 onwards, experiments were afoot to transmit electrical intelligence underwater through a cable. The idea of laying a cable across the Atlantic Ocean was first raised in 1854. A company was formed, and Mr Cyrus Field went to England to put the plan into operation. The cable was made at Greenwich, and two ships adapted to lay i…

In the David & Charles Reprints series.

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VI] 117 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.

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