Lot of Two Books Dealing With American Railroads in the Late 19th Century. Includes: 1) A. L. Stimson. History of the Express Business; Including the Origin of the Railway System in America, and the Relation to Both to the Increase in New Settlements and the Prosperity of Cities in the United States. New York: Baker & Godwin, Printers, 1881. First edition. Octavo. 388 pages. Illustrated. Original publisher's brown cloth with titles stamped in gilt. Wear to the boards at the corners, edges and spine ends. Damps stains on the lower edge of the boards and text block, else a very good copy. [and:] 2) Acts of Congress Relating to and Affecting the Union and Pacific Railroads and Their Branches. [N.p.]: Printed for the Companies, 1883. First printing. 104 pages. Publisher's original brown cloth with titles stamped in gilt. Significant marginalia scattered throughout. Wear to the spine ends, else a very good copy. From the estate collection of E. F. Mueller.

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