Lot 266: Author: N/A; Title: Geer's Hartford City Directory for 1858-9; Place Published: Hartford, Conn.; Publisher: Elihu Geer; Date Published: 1858; Description: (iv)-42 pp., including endpapers. A few illustrated advertisements at center (printed on pink paper) and at rear; engraved folding map. (12mo) 16x9½" original blindstamped black cloth, spine lettered in gilt."Containing every kind of desirable information for citizens and strangers; with engravings of Church edifices, and other city public buildings; also, a large map of the city; and maps of all the railroad routes in Connecticut..." The 21st annual issue of this directory. Formerly in the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society, with their bookplate and cancelation stamp. Spear, p. 149. Condition: Spine sunned, a bit of wear at ends; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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