Lot 111 of 627:
Dever Colorado Directory 1881  

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Corbett & Ballenger's Ninth Annual Denver City Directory Containing a Complete List of the Inhabitants, Institutions, Incorporated Companies, Manufacturing Establishments, Business, Business Firms, Etc. in the City of Denver for 1881

Corbett, Thomas E. & John H. Ballenger

Denver, Co.

Rocky Mountain News Printing Company



Pp. A-Q (incl. front pastedown); [31]-623, [1] pp. Double-page map. Advertisements at front and rear, and on several inserted leaves. (8vo) 22.2x14.5 cm (8¾x5¾"), original leather-backed printed boards, spine lettered in gilt.

The double-page map is "Mills' FOB. Map of Denver ..." from Mills Engraving Company. With label of Wells, Smith & Macon, Attorneys at Law, Denver, Colorado, affixed to front cover, their name in ink on front cover and front pastedown. Previously in the collection of the Sutro Library, San Francisco, with rubberstamp in top margin of title page and a few other places. 

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Spine rubbed and worn, a few chips and pieces missing, some rubbing and darkening to boards; else very good, contents quite clean.

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