Brown & Dallison's Nevada, Grass Valley Directory, 1856 [159038]

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Brown & Dallison's Nevada, Grass Valley Directory, 1856 [159038]
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Brown & Dallison's Nevada, Grass Valley, and Rough and Ready Directory, For the Year Commencing January 1st, 1856, Embracing a Directory of Citizens, with a Historical Sketch of Nevada County, and an Appendix of General Information Appertaining to These Towns. Compiled and published by Nat. P. Brown and John K. Dallison. Volume I. The first directory and history of the region, and the first mining camp directory recorded, and the first mountain directory to be printed in California. Presentation copy, with ink inscription in brown ink on front flyleaf, "`Species of the Age' Office, with the Publishers compliments." The appendix contains index to streets, government officials for all three towns as well as county and state, post offices, newspapers, Associations, Benevolent and Social, and information on mining companies and the Grass Valley Quartz Mining Association. Original printed boards, Spine rebacked with cloth, leather spine label. Occasional light foxing within. Formerly in the California State Library, with perforated stamp to titlepage, markings on following leaf. Very rare. 101 pages plus appendix and advertisements. 5 x 8.25 inches.

Country (if not USA):
State: California
City: Grass Valley