Taylor, Benjamin.

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Chicago: S. C. Griggs & Co., 1874. 253 pages + 4 pages of book ads. Octavo, Green pictorial publishers cloth; lettering and vignette of a train in gilt; a bright clean copy (Item ID: 2357)

First edition and the first of three travel books written by Taylor. This humorous series of essays describes the various modes of transportation of the day.
Benjamin Franklin Taylor (1819 - 1887) was a successful war correspondent during the Civil War, later he worked freelance journalist and writer, but is best remembered as a poet.

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