Lot 287: Baltimore City Directory for 1858

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Lot 287: Author: Boyd, William H., compiler; Title: The Baltimore City Directory;...1858; Place Published: Baltimore; Publisher: Richard Edwards & William H. Boyd; Date Published: 1858; Description: 1, 4-16, 416, 17-40, 43 pp. Lacking front and rear free endpapers (pages 2/3 and 41/42 of the ads at front and rear. Folding map. (8vo) 23.5x14 cm (9 ¼x5¾") original leather backed printed boards, spine lettered in gilt. "Containing the names of the citizens, a subscriber's business directory, state and city record, a street directory, (never before published,) and an appendix of much useful information." With a street map of the city of Baltimore, drawn by William Sides. Formerly in the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society, with bookplate and cancelation stamp. Spear, p. 40. Condition: Spine chipped, joints split, hinges reinforced; 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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