Landing of the French Atlantic Cable at Duxbury, Mass., July 1869.
Boston: Alfred Mudge and Sons, 34 School Street, 1869.
First Edition. With 6 original mounted photographs. 57 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. WITH 6 PHOTOGRAPHS. Original burgundy cloth. Very good (small nick and loss to upper spine). Item #316802
Celebration of the arrival of first transatlantic telegraphic cable on American shores, with speeches of the dignitaries of Duxbury and Boston, and a patriotic summary of the history of telegraphy; n appendix gives material on the cable fleet and press accounts.