Lot 322: Author: N/A; Title: 1856-57 Milwaukee City Directory, and Business Advertiser, Containing Local and General Statistics, with a New Map of the City; Place Published: Milwaukee; Publisher: J.M. Van Slyck; Date Published: 1856; Description: 472 pp. Title page printed in colors. Advertisements throughout, many with woodcut illustration. (12mo) 17.5x11 cm (7x4 ¼") original cloth-backed printed boards, spine lettered in gilt. The map called for on the title page is not present. Formerly in the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society, with bookplate and cancelation stamp. Spear, p.194. Condition: Light wear to spine ends, hinges cracked; map lacking; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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