Lot 58 of 522:
Colville's Sacramento Directory, 1854  

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Samuel Colville's City Directory, of Sacramento, for the Year 1854--5: Embracing a General Directory of Citizens, with an Appendix, Containing a Historical Summary of Events Connected with the Sacramento Valley...
Colville, Samuel, compiler
San Francisco
Samuel Colville

116 + [14] ad pp. With woodcut-illustrated advertisements. (8vo) 22.1x14.2 cm (8¾x5½"), leather-backed boards, lettered in gilt on spine. 

The third directory of Sacramento including lists of businesses, fraternal organizations, churches and a general directory of citizens. OCLC/WorldCat locates two copies, one in the State Library of California and the second in the collection of UC Berkeley.

Lot Amendments
Moderate wear, rubbing and soil with a few abrasions to paper-covered boards affecting advertisement lettering; hinges repaired, some repairs to chipped leaves, dampstaining, a few ink spots and pencil marks; very good.
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