GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY. Per Rail. 'Transportation is the Life Blood of Commerce'. [Westminster and Kingston-on-Thames, Knapp, Drewett & Sons for GCR, 1913].
Royal 8vo. Original pictorial cloth with details in relief; pp. 238, , xxxii, large birds-eye view of Grimsby deep water dock (Immingham), large colour-printed folding colliery map of the Midlands, colour-printed folding railway map of Britain, highly illustrated throughout, printed on heavy, glossy paper; a few central folds of maps with short tears, otherwise very good.
First edition of an impressive PR piece for one of the great railway companies, published before the First World war in a highly decorative and unusual binding.