LONGWORTH'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, NEW-YORK REGISTER, AND CITY DIRECTORY FOR THE FORTY FIFTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE. David and Thomas Longworth.
LONGWORTH'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, NEW-YORK REGISTER, AND CITY DIRECTORY FOR THE FORTY FIFTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.
LONGWORTH'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, NEW-YORK REGISTER, AND CITY DIRECTORY FOR THE FORTY FIFTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.
LONGWORTH'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, NEW-YORK REGISTER, AND CITY DIRECTORY FOR THE FORTY FIFTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.
LONGWORTH'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, NEW-YORK REGISTER, AND CITY DIRECTORY FOR THE FORTY FIFTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.
LONGWORTH'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, NEW-YORK REGISTER, AND CITY DIRECTORY FOR THE FORTY FIFTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.

LONGWORTH'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, NEW-YORK REGISTER, AND CITY DIRECTORY FOR THE FORTY FIFTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.

NY: Thomas Longworth, 1821. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Bound in old calf, pasted onto the front cover a leaf of a full page advertisement for J. Wilson "original introducer of the economical three dollar hats.... at 160 Broadway". Pasted on the read cover is a leaf full-page leaf of a cartoon with a crazy-looking character, arms full of Longworth's directories, about to step on an "OLD DIRECTORY," and having his butt bitten by a snapping turtle, which is stepping on a leaf reading, "ART OF POACHING followed by another man with hand on the turtle shouting "How he nicks 'em.". In the background is a printing press. Perhaps this was Longworth's self-deprecating homage to his printing career as this edition is the last to which he contributed, 8vo, 8-491 (6), with pages 8 -14, before the title page carrying advertisements for: Charles N. Baldwin Printers; J. Parkhurst Dentist; two page advertisement, one page being an elaborately engraved plate for P. M. Stollenwersk's Mechanical and Pictruresque Panorama at 157 Broadway; Benedict's Water-Proof Beaver Hats; Elam Bliss Bookseller and Stationer; William McQuen Book-Binding; Gould and Banks Law Book Sellers, etc. Lists thousands of names of New Yorkers, their occupation and address. In the 1920s the book was used as a scrapbook from a member of the Griswold family tracing property ownership to the site of the original Dutch town hall, with photos from photogravures pasted in front and correspondence and other newspaper-clippings laid-in at rear. , Good. Item #012730

Price: $300.00

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