Hartford Connecticut 1838 guidebook city directory w/ folding color map city planBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Gardner’s Hartford City Directory, for 1838; to Which is Added A Complete List of City Officers - Officers of the Fire Department - of the Several Corporations in the City of Hartford, A New Map of the City. No. 1. May, 1838.
1838, Hartford, Case, Tiffany & Co.
First appearance of this city guide, with original blue paper wrappers and folding engraved map with original hand color.
Original covers in poor condition, reinforced on back, folding map fresh but with old dampstaining, covers of 19th century binding detached, text block still sewn and tight as issued. Rare in any condition.
Books measure: 6" H X 3 3/4" W.
Fold-out map measures:
Sheet size: 7 3/4" H X 6 1/8" W.
Printed area: 6 7/8" H X 5 5/8" W.