Lot 284: Portland Maine City Directory 1869 with map

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:47


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Lot 284: Author: Beckett, S.B.; Title: The Portland Directory and Reference Book, with a Business Directory Attached, for 1869. Vol. IX; Place Published: Portland, Maine; Publisher: Printed by B. Thurston and Company; Date Published: 1869; Description: 2-18, [4], (33)-397 pp. Folding lithograph map, hand-colored; many illustrated advertisements. (8vo) 22.5x14 cm (8¾x5½") original cloth-backed printed boards, spine lettered in gilt.The map, 40.5x55 cm, shows the city of Portland from the latest surveys. Previously in the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society, with their bookplate and cancelation stamp. Condition: Boards browned and edge worn, hinges cracked; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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