Portsmouth New Hampshire 1890 city Directory Advertising Businesses residentsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Directory, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Period Advertisement).
The Portsmouth Directory of the Inhabitants, Institutions, Manufacturing, Establishments, Business, Business Firms, Societies, Map, State Census, Etc.
Published 1890, Boston by W.A. Greenough & Co.
Period advertiser's cloth and paper covered boards binding. Gilt spine title lettering. Binding sturdy, joints still strong and covers firmly attached. Binding age rubbed and lightly soiled as seen but overall quite attractive.
With many pages of great period local ads, often with small illustrations of some kind. Every resident is listed, as are all the businesses.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6 "W.