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
Bacon and Company, 1866 - Cables, Submarine - 116 pages
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