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AUSTRIAN SOUTHERN RAILWAY: Technische Actenstücke betreffend die Projecte der Eisenbahnlinien Tarvis-Görz-Triest (Predil-Bahn) und Laak-Sessana-Servola-Triest im Auftr. des k. k. Handels-Ministers hrsg. von d. Bau-Abtheilung d. k. k. General-Inspection der österr. Eisenbahnen
Wien : Hof- u. Staatsdruckerei, 1872. 4º (29 x 2,5 cm), 58 pp., 4 folding lithographed plates. Original yellow wrappers with printed title (hardly noticeable stained, otherwise in a good condition). This rare book gives information on the construction of the railway between Tarvisio, Gorizia and Trieste in Italy, and Loka in Slovenia to Trieste. This southern part of the Austrian-Hungarian railways, connecting the most important port of Trieste to the interior have been of the vital significance to the industry of Europe. Because of the difficult terrain through the Karst, this railroad has been one of the main engineering achievements of the late 19th century. Four large plates show maps of the area and elevation. – Only two examples known in the public institutions and no other examples on the market.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor [München, Germany]
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