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Author: BAGWELL, PHILIP SIDNEY
Title: The Railway Clearing House in the British Economy 1842-1922.
Description: U.S.A., Allen & Unwin, 1968, 1st Edition. ISBN: 043310370. Hardback, Dustjacket: Very good. Size: 8vo. The Railway Clearing House was responsible for co-ordinating traffic across the 120 different railway companies that at one time operated in Britain. It played a vital role in integrating the many companies into something closer to one system, for example by standardising signalling and telegraph systems. This book tells the story of the Clearing House and its importance to the British economy. Condition: A little edge wear to the jacket (not price-clipped), otherwise book and jacket in very good condition. Very Good.
Keywords: RAIL, RAILWAY, ECONOMIC HISTORY
Price: GBP 15.00 = appr. US$ 21.42 Seller: Duck Cottage Books
- Book number: 3315
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