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Title: Erweiterungsbauten der Rheinischen Eisenbahn. Erste Abtheilung . Die Rheinbrücke bei Coblenz, mit XVII Tafeln. Zweite Abtheilung. Fähranstalten für den Eisenbahnverkehr.
Description: Berlin , Verlag von Ernst & Korn, 1864 , 1867 ( for the second part ). 2 vols in-folio, 47,5 x 31,5 cm, ( Part I) (2)nn pp (title) + 31 pp (text, printed in two colums) + 17 plates (mostly folding) . The plates are marked ; 1-11 , A, B; C, D, E, and 1 unmarked map of the region. (complete) ; (Part II) (2) nn pp ( title ) + 5 pp (text, in two colums) + 7 plates (all double page) , marked ; A, B, 1-5 (complete). Sewn, with the original printed stiff wrapper. Fine copies. Very rare illustraed technical description of the two Rhine crossings on the Rheinische Eisenbahn railroad ; a bridge near Coblenz and a ferry on the Lower Rhine near Duisburg. All the plates are finely steel-engraved. Especially the plates on the railroad ferry near Duisburg offer a remarkable view of early railroad engineering in Germany ; a complete train of 6 wagons on a steam driven cable ferry. .


Price: EUR 1800.00 = appr. US$ 1956.32 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 39451