The Atlantic telegraph its history, from the commencement of the undertaking in 1854, to the sailing of the "Great Eastern" in 1866 : accompanied with a familiar explanation of the theory of telegraphy, a chronological summary of the progress of the art, and a tabular list of the submarine cables now in operation : also an account of the leading submarine and land lines in progress and projected

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Published by Bacon and Co. in London .

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SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 116 p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14975069M

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