Lot 317 of 541:
San Francisco Directory 1892 with map  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$420
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Langley's San Francisco Directory for the Year commencing May, 1892. Embracing an Accurate Index of Residents and a Business Directory; also A Guide to Streets, Public Offices, Etc., and a reliable Map of the City

Author:

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Wilbur, Receiver of Painer & Co., Publisher

Date:
1892

Description:

1671 pp. (including endpapers & advertising sheets). Folding color lithographed map; numerous ads including inserted leaves on heavier stock, some printed in color. (thick 8vo) 23x14.5 cm. (9x5¾"), original printed cloth backed with gilt-lettered leather.

Langley's famous directory of San Francisco in its 33rd year of publication, complete with the map as issued, which is often lacking. The map is "Guide Map of The City of San Francisco compiled from the Official Surveys & Engraved Expressly For Langley's San Francisco Directory 1892." It measures 55x63 cm, plus margins in which are printed advertisements; the back is taken up with an ad for G.G. Wickson & Co., purveyors of typewriters, farm machinery, etc.


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Condition:
A little wear to spine and corners; the title page and the map which is affixed to it as issue are detached together, with minor damage to title page; map with a few slight splits at fold intersections; overall very good or better, a nicer example than one will generally see.


 
Item number:
273396
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