Lot 157: Author: Robbins, D.P.; Title: The Advantages and Surroundings of New Albany, Ind., Floyd County; Place Published: New Albany, Ind.; Publisher: Ledger Company; Date Published: June, 1892; Description: 98,  pp. Woodcut illustrations, small map on rear wrappers. (8vo) 21x14.5 cm (8 ¼x5¾") original printed self wrappers. First Edition.Scarce promotional pamphlet, boasting the benefits of settling in New Albany, Indiana. "The manufacturing, mercantile and professional interests plainly portrayed from a matter of standpoint, public buildings and officials, schools, churches, societies, canals, rivers, railroads, etc., etc." OCLC locates 8 copies, including 3 under a slightly different title. Condition: Early name on front wrapper, light wear; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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