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Howell's Directory for the City & Port of Adelaide, and South Australian Almanac for the Year 1858 [Howell's Adelaide City & Port Directory, and South Australian Almanac for 1858 (cover title)]
Adelaide: Printed by David Gall [for John Howell, bookseller and manufacturing stationer], 1858. Adelaide: Printed by David Gall [for John Howell, bookseller and manufacturing stationer], 1858. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. Adelaide, Printed by David Gall [for John Howell, bookseller and manufacturing stationer], 1858. 220 × 95 mm, [viii], 108, [36] (advertisements) pages plus an advertisement across each endpaper (inner surfaces of the flyleaves blank). The 'Map of Adelaide to face Title' referred to in the list of contents is excised from this copy. Original plain cream cloth with an orange paper title-label on the front cover; cloth a little stained and a little worn at the extremities, with minor loss to the corners and spine; four small areas of the rear cover a little indented, each with two short parallel cuts to the cloth; two conjugate leaves (pages 85/86 and 107/108), torn out and screwed up at some stage, were later repaired and reinserted with clear tape which stained the paper, and have recently been expertly restored; rear flyleaf torn away, leaving just a small attached fragment; a few other minor signs of use and age; overall a decent copy with the contemporary ownership details of A.L. Young ink-stamped (and as 'A. Lincoln Young', written in ink) on the front cover, front and rear pastedowns, and front flyleaf, and added to the foot of the Adelaide directory (with his address, 25 Royal Exchange, written there and on the front cover). The Adelaide directory (listing name, occupation and address) runs to 47 pages; the Port Adelaide one is seven pages long … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers [Australia]
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