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Original Billhead - William Read, No. 6 Market Square, Boston


Publication Date: 1854
Condition: Collectible-Very Good No Binding
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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8 x 4 1/2 inch paper, two brown spots not affecting text, fold line, otherwise excellent condition. Billhead receipt for 6 boys' guns, total $10.87, bought from William Read, No. 6 Market Square, Importer of Guns, Sporting Apparatus, and Hardware Goods. Dated February 25, 1854. Signed, "Rec'd Pay Wm Read by C. Romney." William Read began importing guns and other sporting goods to Boston in 1826 as "Lane and Read", later "William Read", then "William Read and Sons". The business lasted at least until the 1910's. Bookseller Inventory # 016638

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Title: Original Billhead - William Read, No. 6 ...

Publication Date: 1854

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

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Our store was founded in 1975 and has been in continuous operations since then. We maintain a quality selection of books, letters and manuscripts, photographs, prints and ephemera. We are open to serious collectors Monday through Saturday and suggest that you call the store before coming in. We do not send pictures or scans.

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