Lot 292: Minneapolis - Saint Paul City Directory 1885

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:48

Lot 292: Author: N/A; Title: The Dual City Blue Book, 1885; Place Published: Saint Paul. Minn.; Publisher: R.L. Polk & Co.; Date Published: 1885; Description: 453, [2] pp. Numerous illustrated advertisements. (8vo) 18x12.5 cm (7x5") original blue cloth stamped in black and gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition."Private address directory, ladies calling and shopping guide, of Fort Snelling, Hamline, Merriam Park, Minneapolis and St. Paul. The names of ten thousand householders arranges alphabetically and classified by streets." The first year for this directory, issued biennially until 1923, Formerly property of the Massachusetts Historical Society, with their bookplate and cancelation stamp. Condition: Light wear and soiling to cloth; ad pages detached at front; 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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