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Husted, F. M.
OAKLAND, ALAMEDA And BERKELEY DIRECTORY. Giving Name, Occupation and Residence of All Adult Persons Together with a Classified Business Directory and Street Guide. 1895
San Francisco: F. M. Husted, Publisher, 1894. 1st edition thus, restricted issue. Cf. Rocq 24 for the series. Publisher's binding, with black leather spine, gilt stamped lettering, over grey cloth boards, with black advert stamping. Title lettering on spine: "Husted's Alameda and Berkeley Directory 1895". Spine leather scuffed & rubbed, with 1" piece lose at top. Old gutter repair before title leaf. Title leaf & that with pages 11/12 with closed slit paralleling gutter. Encinal Bank stamp to top of 'Index of Advertisements' page. Withal, a VG copy of this scarce directory.. 2 60; [445] - 688, [3] pp. Eps included in pagination. 3 inserted trade-card style advertising inserts, including one for Oakland's Haussler Photography, which has a tipped-in alubmen photograph + 4 inserted adverts printed on pink paper. Not bound in was the Oakland section 8vo. 9-5/16" x 6" An interesting volume, with the Oakland section omitted, apparently by the publisher albeit without an altered t.p., but with the ommission noted via the spine titling.
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [U.S.A.]
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