Brooklyn: Eagle Job and Book Printing Department, 1879. Mounted albumen photograph frontis [statue of Robert Fulton], plus numerous plates, collated complete. 162, , 158 pp. Bound in contemporary half morocco and marbled cloth, marbled edges, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, gilt spine title. A beautiful copy. Fine
The book is a comprehensive description of the history of the Ferry from its earliest development, discussions of relevant legislation, the management of the Ferry, political agitation and reform concerning its management, the establishment of other Ferries and the political and commercial issues arising therefrom, rates, pilot strikes, and a great deal of other data.
OCLC records only a few non-Kirtas Technologies copies, as of March 2014. Item #30982