London: Macmillan and Co., 1874. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #22357 .
8vo. xiv,(2),673pp. Green cloth blocked in black and gilt on the upper board; black coated endpapers. Profusely illustrated with a steel engraving and wood engravings. Three maps, two of which are folding. Inner hinges and spine tips neatly repaired, cloth with some wear, else this is a very good copy.
An account of the work on the telegraph lines from British India to Turkish Arabia ultimately reaching London via Munich, Vienna, Constantinople, and Baghdad.