Lot 313: Ulman's Pennsylvania Directory 1854-5

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2016-01-13 11:46:52

Lot 313: Author: Ulman, H.C.; Title: Ulman's Pennsylvania Business Directory, and Eastern, Western, and Southern Circular...For the Year 1854-5; Place Published: Philadelphia; Publisher: H.C. Ulman; Date Published: 1854; Description: 352, 173 ads, [3] pp. Large folding state map and smaller folding map of Philadelphia. (8vo) 23x14.5 cm (9x5¾") original blindstamped brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. "Wherein are classed all the mercantile firms, manufacturing establishments, names of the professional men, hotels, bank and discount days, brokers, etc., and their respective post-office addresses, throughout the state. Carefully taken by agents who have canvassed every county in the state." A scarce directory, OCLC locates only 3 copies. Spear, p.270; Sabin 60306. Previously in the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society, with their bookplate and cancelation stamp. Condition: Light wear to cloth, front joint splitting; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $700-1000
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