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Gives the various public Acts, accompanied by free marginal notes, and an extensive Index; likely to be of especial service to railway officers. - The Times, City Article.
Also an Introduction, containing a vast amount of statistical and financial information ; and a copious Analytical Index. To all who are interested in the law of railways, we most strongly recommend this work.—Morning Herald.
Excellently arranged and indexed, and an introductory chapter in which we find a good history of railways. Railway Directors, officers, and shareholders, as well as professional men, will find this work of assistance to them.—Herapath's Railroay Journal. Has long been felt as a want, alike by solicitors, managers, and all others interested in
. A manual for ready and useful reference.-- Railway Times. The work is obviously the result of much industry and talent; it is, moreover, admirably printed, and appears to supply a desideratum long felt by the railway interest. --Slaughter's Railway Intelligence, vol. x., Secretary of Stock Exchange, London.
Cannot fail to be of inestimable value to all officially connected with railways, or shareholders generally.-Bradshaw, Shareholders' Guide and Railway Manual, &c., 1860, p. 380.
Will prove exceedingly serviceable to those for whose use it is intended : ... a good working copy of the General Acts . . . some interesting statistics connected with railways
reliable for reference ... enriched with a most copious Analytical Index.- Railway Record.
One of the best performances of its kind... We recommend it to all parties interested in railway law,-in other words, to the bulk of the professional and mercantile public. -Railway Advertiser.
More especially for those immediately and practically connected with Railways, and a guide to their statutory duties, obligations, and responsibilities. To persons interested, and their name is legion, the volume is of great utility. ... We cordially recommend the volume to the profession and the public.--Leader.
This book will effect an immense saving of time and labour to those concerned in the management of railways. . . . Some statistical statements, which are interesting, and may here meet the eyes of many who will not search for them elsewhere.- Athenaeum.
to railways, with very useful Notes ... is admirably arranged ... a valuable Index, which is in fact an abstract of the whole of the general statutes relating to railways, including the Consolidation Acts.... Much valuable information as to the Statistics of the railways of the United Kingdom. ... The work must, we think, be of great value to all persons connected with railways.--Saunders' News-Letter.
A manual of railway legislation of a highly valuable and practical character. ... In the Introduction, a lucid summary of railway statistics ... Will prove valuable to those for whom it has been compiled. -- Daily Express.
A useful guide to all who are professionally interested in the subject. . . . All legislation on railways is comprised in one moderate volume, accompanied by a well-written Introduction about the origin and progress of railways, their statistics, and financial statements, comprising a vast deal of valuable knowledge, and especially valuable to railway directors and officers. - Freeman's Journal.
The work must prove of the utmost value to all those interested in railway property. either pecuniarily or professionally. The introduction contains a large amount of statistical and financial information.-- Dublin Evening Post
e.... It is evident that the author is thoroughly conversant with the subject. ... his work is eminently practical. - Advertising Gazette.
Supplies what was long a desideratum among those concerned in railway management . . an introductory chapter on the history of railways, which may be perused with
unprofessional readers. Its especial value to railway officers has been pointed out by a most competent authority,—the writer of the railway summary in the Times.--Hand-Book for Ireland, 7th Edit.
Compiled in a clear and simple manner. , .. a very interesting sketch of the history and progress of railway legislation ... statistical and financial st
Contains in a portable form all the railway law likely to be looked into by a non-professional man, and from its compactness and facility for reference will save time and trouble to professional men. -Scotsman.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Number of Railway Acts for the United Kingdom, in each year
from 1821 to 1858. .
STATISTICS and FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, .
INDEX, . . . . . . . . . . xxxix-exvi
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