This first volume in the standard history of this 3ft narrow gauge railway covers the years between the opening of the first Manx Railway and the amalgamation of 1904. The text is supported by many photographs, maps and diagrams. Chapters include:
- The Island before a railway
- Attempts to build a railway
- A railway is born (1820-1871)
- Historical Chronology 1872
The dust wrapper is in vg+ condition, clean and bright, with a .5cm closed tear with an accompanying scuff to the bottom fore-corner and slight wear to the extremities.
There is a very slight lean to the spine.
There is some slight darkening to the page edges.
Inside, the content is clean and in vg condition.
This is a handsome copy of a very scarce publication, the cheapest copy retailing for over £175 in Germany. This item will be sent via special delivery but the buyer can select and pay for second class postage (£2.60) via the cart.
The Isle of Man Railway :Volume 1
The Outline History of the Isle of Man Railway Including The Manx Northern Railway and The Foxdale Railway
- Publisher:The Oakwood Press, 1993
- New edition
- 6 x 8.5 in
- 262 pages