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Geer's Hartford City Directory for 1866-67 : Containing every kind of desirable information for Citizens and Strangers.  Published Annually.  No. XXIX - June 1866 to June 1867 by  Elihu Geer - First Edition - 1886 - from Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

Geer's Hartford City Directory for 1866-67 : Containing every kind of desirable information for Citizens and Strangers. Published Annually. No. XXIX - June 1866 to June 1867

by Geer, Elihu

Condition: Near Fine


Hartford: Elihu Geer for the Hartford Steam Printing Company, 1886. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First Edition. [2], vii-xii, 13-16, [folding map], 31-501 pages. Complete as issued. Front pastedown is calendar for 1866/67. Front flyleaf is Title page. Last page serves as rear pastedown endpaper. Foldout city map is in excellent condition. Original publisher's brown cloth with design in blind.and copper gilt lettering on spine. Original circular grommet present at top of spine (for hanging by a string for reference). Previous owner's name on front flyleaf. Occasional smudge, lower page edge with an ink spill. Cloth. More than just a city directory, the guide contains pages 311-419 filled with useful advertisements for city businesses, printed on yellow and pink colored paper stock. Some with nice woodcuts (like Fowler, Davis, & Hoyt on page 361), others with simpler text (as with Jas. H. Ashmead advert. opposite, a "Practical Gold Beater"). An interesting view into post civil war Hartford, Connecticut business.


  • Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24397
  • Title: Geer's Hartford City Directory for 1866-67 : Containing every kind of desirable information for Citizens and Strangers. Published Annually. No. XXIX - June 1866 to June 1867
  • Author: Geer, Elihu
  • Format/binding:Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Elihu Geer for the Hartford Steam Printing Company
  • Place: Hartford
  • Date published: 1886
  • Keywords: ; OLDCATS: Business/Economics ; brooklyn 2015 ; Boston ABAA 2015 ; Boston ABAA 2016 ; ; ;
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