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DIRECTORY Of The TOWNSHIP And CITY Of OAKLAND - Stilwell, B. F. - Compiler & Pub - 1869. 
[Oakland]: Published by B. F. Stilwell. Printed at Oakland News Office, 1869. 1st edition (Cowan IV, 140; Howes S-1007; Norris 35; Quebedeaux 1; Rocq 19). Black leather spine over printed buff paper advert boards. Gilt stamped spine lettering. Advert fixed end papers. General wear to the binding, with cracking to spine leather. Ex-lib, with the occasional stamp from "Live Oak Lodge". Withal, a solid Abt VG copy of this rare directory.. [2 (blank)], 128, [2 (advert)], 129 - 272, [2 (blank] pp. Yellow advert leaf tipped-in to final blank verso. Lacks folding map. 8vo. 8-7/8" x 5-5/8" First directory of Oakland, first book printed in Oakland, and containing the first printed history of Oakland. Last at auction in 1923.
[Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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