Publication: Compiled and published by the Passenger Department of the New York, Lake Erie & Western Railroad, 1886, New York
First edition. 8vo. Attractive, colorful wrappers that have been bound into a cloth case with titles stamped in gilt on the spine, 40 pp., rear cover is a color map showing the territory specially adapted to Suburban Residence for the Picturesque Erie, beautiful black & white illustrations, list of Suburban Real Estate Agents and Suburban Building Associations. This is a promotional by the railroad to encourage people to locate in Northern New Jersey due to crowded conditions in NYC. They promote that to build a home in Northern New Jersey and New York state is the way to go and point out the wonderful, convenient and speedy service available to and from NYC via their railroad company. Provided are home plans showing that a three bedroom home to an eight bedroom home can be built for a low of $2000.00 to a high of $5000.00. Recommended counties in New Jersey are Bergen, Passaic, and Essex and Rockland County in New York. The railroad company provides most of the information for one to consider moving to the areas where expenses are considerably less, there is room for growth, and they can supply economic and regular transportation. Fine copy.
Inventory Number: 46293