Lot 282: New Orleans City Directory 1868

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Lot 282: Author: N/A; Title: Gardner's New Orlean Directory for 1868; Place Published: New Orleans; Publisher: Charles Gardner; Date Published: 1868; Description: [xvi], 540, 116, xviii pp. Ads at front and rear. (8vo) 22.5x14 cm (9x5½") modern black library cloth, spine lettered in white."Including Jefferson City, Gretna, Carrollton, Algiers, and McDonogh; with a Street and Levee Guide, a complete map of the city, business directory and an appendix of much useful information. A Summary of the the commercial history of New Orleans continued." The map called for on the title page is not present, likely issued separately. Formerly in the collection of the Sutro Library, San Francisco with bookplate, labels, stamps, etc. Condition: Rebound; a few leaves chipped, two with small loss to text; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $250-350
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