Sussex Saleroom: 15th September 2020
RUSSELL, William Howard (1820-1907). The Atlantic Telegraph. London: Day & Son Limited, [c. 1866]. Tall 4to (290 x 205mm). Colour tinted lithographed title and 24 plates by Robert Dudley, engraved chart, 4-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional mainly marginal spotting and staining). Original elaborate green pictorial cloth gilt, gilt edges (partially disbound with text block detached from binding, extremities lightly rubbed, short split at upper joints). FIRST EDITION. Lalande 2166; Sabin 74396; Wheeler Gift 1622.