The Railway Traveller's Handy Book
A Victorian guide to a comfortable journey
First edition thus. Hardback in dustwrapper. 21.5 × 16.5cm, 116pp.
Full title: The Railway Traveller's Handy Book of Hints, Suggestions and Advice Before the Journey, On the Journey, and After the Journey
First published in 1862, this is a fascinating book advising railway travellers in Victorian times what they can expect... Illustrated with contemporary drawings, this book tells you how to achieve comfort on your journey, what to do in the event of an accident, and how to avoid card sharps, muggers and gropers...
This copy is in very good condition with a little wear to the wrapper, which has not been price-clipped and is now within a protective sleeve.