ABAA ILAB

|   Home   |   Contact   |   Catalogs   |   Upcoming Fairs   |   Principal References   |   New Arrivals   |   Checkout   |  

Worcester:

THE WORCESTER ALMANAC, DIRECTORY, AND BUSINESS ADVERTISER, FOR 1844.

Henry J. Howland, Worcester: [1844] 3 1/2" x 5 3/4'. Original stiff paper wrappers [spine wear], with 'Vol. 1.] To Be Published Annually. [No. I.' at head of front wrapper. [2], viii, [12], folding 'Plan of the Village of Worcester 1844', [17]-117 pages. Widely scattered foxing, lightly worn, about Very Good. Pages 31-61 are a residential directory, supplemented by a directory of dress makers, nurses, laundresses, and tailoresses. Pages 65-117 comprise a plethora of advertisements, many of them illustrated, all of them interesting. The folding plan shows streets and public buildings. "A Business Directory of Worcester was published in 1843...but the body of the pamphlet was printed in Boston. The Directory of 1844 was the first of the series which is continued at the present time. Twelve hundred copies were printed." Nichols. FIRST EDITION. Nichols 1108. Spear 384. Drake 4297.


Book Id: 22743

Price: $375.00

privacy policy | security | Site Map | Site by Bibliopolis