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The Boston Almanac and Business Directory for the Year 1873. [Vol. 38].

Boston: Sampson, Davenport, & Co., 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. Interesting/important edition as it documents business & houses burnt by the great fire in Boston [November 9th and 10th, 1872] listing old and new locations. [Sabin 6482] Map has printed color area indicating the area that burned. Good. Light shelf/edge wear, boards evenly soiled, gilt toned, minor fraying at head and tail, joints cracked by tight, title page and first page of adverts present but loose and showing unusual wear and loss around edges, large fold-out map free from its tab mount but present displaying minor small splits at some fold corners, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Cream cloth boards [who thought this was a good idea], yellow printed endpages, foldout map. 12mo. 552pp. Illus. (b/w plates. Item #10681

Price: $145.00