Campbell's Shippers' Guide and Travelers' Directory, 1870

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Campbell's Shippers' Guide and Travelers' Directory, 1870
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"Containing full directions for shipping, traveling and expressing to every place in The New England States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, and Nebraska, and General Directions for Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Dacotah [sic], and Wyoming." By R.A. Campbell, Chicago. 286 pages plus two pages New York City Business Cards. Black covers. Table of Contents plus rail road index. Western states are definitely not the priority here. The bulk of the directory focuses on New England. Does not go in alphabetical order by state, but within state, goes alphabetical by county. Advertises itself as showing "all the routes by which to reach each place from any direction whatsoever." Back cover has a color advertisement for Aiken's Museum featuring Chang, the Celebrated Chinese Giant. Condition: wear to covers, especially spine. Scattered soiling and foxing. Most pages bright. Tight binding. Nice copy. Rarity: [ii]City: County: State: Date: