History of the Atlantic Telegraph. Henry M. Field.
History of the Atlantic Telegraph

History of the Atlantic Telegraph

Signed and inscribed by the author. New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1866.

First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo. [1], viii, 9-364 pages, [3] pages 1866 list of "Directors and Officers" for various telegraph companies, [5] pages of pasted down news clippings covering the advertisements, [1]. Frontispiece illustration. Green cloth hardcover with gilt title on the spine. Light edge wear to the cloth head and base of the spine and corners. Inscribed and signed by the author on the right front flyleaf - "Frank Fowler from the friend of his boyhood and of his manhood, H. M. Field. August 1866." The news clippings pasted over the publisher's advertisement pages is a lengthy article dated November 16, 1866 and covers the speech of Cyrus W. Field the "projector and mainspring of Atlantic Telegraph." Good. Item #25890

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