Keene New Hampshire 1885 town directory Americana period adverts business indexBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, New Hampshire, Keene, Period Advertising).
Keene City Directory for the years 1885-6, Embracing a General Directory of the Citizens, a Full Business Directory, the National, State, County and City Governments.
Published 1885, Keene, NH, Hiram Blake, Andrew R. Mason.
162 pages. Text in English. Abundant period advertising, often illustrated, some printed on pink paper.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, illustrated cover paste downs.
Binding rubbed, lettering still legible, hinges cracked, small cloth tear at spine head, retains original cloth hanging strip at top of book.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9" H x 6" W.