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SMILES, Samuel.

The Story of the Life of George Stephenson;

including a Memoir of his Son, Robert Stephenson. A New Edition.

London, John Murray, 1871 Stock Code: 101775
£75.00

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An attractively bound copy of Smiles's popular biography, first published in 1857.

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Description

Octavo (174 x 116 mm). Contemporary red full calf, richly gilt spine, yellow morocco label, two-line gilt border on sides, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

Wood-engraved portrait frontispiece of George Stephenson, illustrations throughout.

Condition

A very good copy.

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