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Boston Directory, for the Year 1852, Embracing the City Record, A

Publication Date: 1852
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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(MASSACHUSETTS). (BOSTON). The Boston Directory, for the Year 1852, Embracing the City Record, A General Directory of the Citizens, and A Business Directory, With An Almanac, From July, 1852 To July, 1853. Boston: George Adams, 1852. 316,76,48pp. plus [6]pp. (including pastedowns) of advertisements printed on yellow stock and [2]pp. of advertisements printed in blue and red on white stock. Original brown cloth-backed printed boards, spine gilt. Head of spine lightly chipped. Rear joint cracked near tail of spine. Small stain in upper margin of early leaves, not affecting text. Very good. SPEAR, p.55. "Volume XLVIII" of the Boston Directory. The preface notes that since numbering the previous volume XL, it had been ascertained that forty-seven editions had in fact been published before the present one. The volume contains extensive information for various Boston institutions, railroad statistics, numerous descriptions and views of Boston buildings, and a large, elaborately illustrated advertising section. Notably, this edition also contains a history of the Boston Directory, listing editions from 1789 to date, and reprints the 1789 directory with a facsimile titlepage. Bookseller Inventory # 48344

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Title: Boston Directory, for the Year 1852, ...

Publication Date: 1852

Binding: Hardcover

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