Milwaukee: J.M. Van Slyck, Publisher. Daily Wisconsin Print, Phoenix Building, 1856. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Item #305983
NOTE: NO CITY MAP. 472 pages, with advertisments throughout, plus on the upper and rear board and the front and rear pastedowns. 2 pages at front and 4 pages of adverts at rear in colour. The entire volume very sound and firm and clean throughout. Just a couple of pages with foxing. Presentation label of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin on the front pastedown endpaper. The title page has ten different fonts, with five colours, which makes it a significant piece of letterpress printing with each colour requiring a separate pass through the press. The attractive adverts throughout are set in a wide variety of typefaces, often with woodcut illustrations and ornaments. The rear section of Local and General Statistics list details for Banks, Railroads, Plank Roads, Police Officers, Masonic Officers, Military Officers, Steamboats, Attorneys, Doctors, Light House Keepers, etc. Size: Octavo (10.5 x 17 cms). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Travel & Places; New Arrivals; Featured. Inventory No: 305983.
Keywords: BZDB395 Antiquarian & Rare; Travel & Places; New Arrivals; Featured. 185657 Milwaukee City Directory and Business Advertiser containing Local and General Statistics NO CITY MAP Presentation copy