Great American Treasure Hunt

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Holabird’s Western Americana Collections Presents
The Great American Treasure Hunt
Western Americana & Numismatic Auction

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Reno, NV 89511
Friday - September 12 - 10am-6pm
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Sessions 1 & 2
LIVE AUCTION
Saturday, September 13, 2014 & Sunday, September 14, 2014
Starting Time: 9am PST, both days

Session 3
ABSENTEE AUCTION
Internet or phone bidding only.
Sept 15, 2014
Starting time: 9am monday

LOT PICKUP
Tuesday through Friday after the sale,
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Reno, NV 89511
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Needham Directory200 - Needham Directory
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Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools societies, churches, post offices etc.. 53 pages. It was publish
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Marlboro and Hudson Directory201 - Marlboro and Hudson Directory
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Directory for 1869, containing the names of the citizens, and business directories with town officers, societies, schools, etc.. It was printed and pu
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to n**1 for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Massachusetts Register and Directory, Vol. 95202 - Massachusetts Register and Directory, Vol. 95
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State and County Officers and a directory of Merchants, manufactures, etc.. It was produced by Sampson, Davenport & Co.(formerly Adams, Sampson ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to n**1 for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Baltimore Merchants and Manufacturers Directory with Compliments to Trade of West Virginia203 - Baltimore Merchants and Manufacturers Directory with Compliments to Trade of West Virginia
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Printed in Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald of 32 South Paca Street. 1887. 146 pages. The covers and binding have some little wear, but are all s
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*******2 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Bangor, ME First Directory w/ Pendleton Map, 1834204 - Bangor, ME First Directory w/ Pendleton Map, 1834
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Very scarce, first directory for Bangor! Brown cloth. "Containing the Names of the Inhabitants, Their Occupations, Places of Business, and Dwel...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to a****a for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Shove's Business Advertiser, and Detroit Directory205 - Shove's Business Advertiser, and Detroit Directory
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This was Shove's first directory and the sixth overall for the city of Detroit. 235 pages. Stained green printed boards. The pages have some fox...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to e*****r for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Ide's Helena, MT Directory, 1889206 - Ide's Helena, MT Directory, 1889
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A directory from the year Helena became the capital of Montana. Ide's Helena City Directory for 1889. Vol. II. C.C. Beckwith, compiler. A.W. Ide...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to a****a for (212.50 + 41.44) x 1 = 253.94
 
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Montana Territory History and Business Directory, 1879207 - Montana Territory History and Business Directory, 1879
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"Distances, Fares, and Altitudes. Counties, Towns, Mining Camps. Commercial, Mineral, and Agricultural Interests with a Sketch of Vigilantes.&q...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to r******h for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Lincoln Directory for 1887208 - Lincoln Directory for 1887
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Volume II. Compiled by Luther E. Fitch & Co. Residential and business directory. Advertisements on covers and throughout book. Lists officers of...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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South Omaha City Directory for 1892-3209 - South Omaha City Directory for 1892-3
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South Omaha City Directory for 1892-3. Volume V. It was published by J.M. Wolfe & Co., Publishers, located at 509-510 Paxton Block. 144 pages. D...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6*****b for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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1868 Omaha Directory with CDV of Charles Collins210 - 1868 Omaha Directory with CDV of Charles Collins
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CDV of Charles Collins, compiler, inserted on the inside front cover. “Embracing a general resident and business directory of the citizens, historical
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to r*****o for (1,750.00 + 341.25) x 1 = 2,091.25
 
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1866 Omaha Directory with CDV and signature  of Charles Collins211 - 1866 Omaha Directory with CDV and signature of Charles Collins
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FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST OMAHA DIRECTORY. PRESENTATION COPY, with an oval portrait photograph of Collins mounted on the front pastedown, inscribed b
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (3,300.00 + 643.50) x 1 = 3,943.50
 
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3 New-Hampshire Register and Business Directories212 - 3 New-Hampshire Register and Business Directories
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1876, 1877, 1878. Farmer’s Almanac. Includes businesses by city, state and county officials, state societies, railroads and many pages of advertising.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to L*****1 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Pierson's Directory to the City of Newark, 1838-9213 - Pierson's Directory to the City of Newark, 1838-9
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“with an Historical Sketch.” By B. T. Pierson. G. P. Scott & Co., Printers. List of doctors, dentists, and nurses. Index at back. Includes a ske...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pierson's Directory to the City of Newark, 1837-38214 - Pierson's Directory to the City of Newark, 1837-38
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B. T. Pierson, Number 3, Bank Street. Historical sketch in front listing churches, banks, hotels, list of teachers at Newton High, list of government
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to h*******2 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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New Mexico Directory Group215 - New Mexico Directory Group
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Lot of 5. 1) Bradstreet's Book of Commercial Ratings (Arizona) Pocket Edition. Also lists names, etc. of banks and trust companies selected unde...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a****a for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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New Mexico State Business Directory, 1917216 - New Mexico State Business Directory, 1917
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Including El Paso, Texas, With Denver and Foreign Classifications. The Gazetteer Publishing & Printing Co., Denver. Calhoun & Holmes, Printe...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6*****b for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Crocker-Langley San Francisco City Directories: 1912, 1913, 1914217 - Crocker-Langley San Francisco City Directories: 1912, 1913, 1914
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Lot of 3. All compiled and published by H.S. Crocker Co. 1)1912: 2144 pages plus advertisements. Black boards with gilt lettering. Small stains on cov
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to d******0 for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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1944 Reno area Directory, Polk218 - 1944 Reno area Directory, Polk
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652 pages. Another great resource book for the historian. Includes Reno, Sparks, Gerlach, Nixon, Carson City, Wadsworth, etc. Magnificent condition -
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9*****B for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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1907/08 Polk Business Directory of Nevada219 - 1907/08 Polk Business Directory of Nevada
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WOW! What a resource for that narrow window in Nevada history where the Goldfield and Tonopah area were the center of all activity. By the 1910 census
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9******c for (1,900.00 + 370.50) x 1 = 2,270.50
 
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January 1938 Bell System State of Nevada Telephone220 - January 1938 Bell System State of Nevada Telephone
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Includes the entire state of Nevada and Eastern California (Plumas, Alpine, Lassen, etc.).City: County: State:
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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1956 Nevada telephone directory221 - 1956 Nevada telephone directory
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Includes Yellow pages.City: County: State: NVDate:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Truckee Basin & Lake Tahoe Directory, 1884-85222 - Truckee Basin & Lake Tahoe Directory, 1884-85
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What a gem! Quebedeaux 151: cites the compiler as Edwin Driggs, based on his newspaper research of the publishing of the book. Lists this directory as
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to 9******c for (3,300.00 + 643.50) x 1 = 3,943.50
 
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Nevada Directory, 1868-69223 - Nevada Directory, 1868-69
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The ultimate primary source of Nevada history for a central period in the Comstock. Quebedeaux 148. Around 10 copies known. "The Nevada Directo...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to o*u for (4,600.00 + 897.00) x 1 = 5,497.00
 
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Storey, Ormsby, Washoe & Lyon Counties Directory, 1871-1872224 - Storey, Ormsby, Washoe & Lyon Counties Directory, 1871-1872
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Quebedeaux 149. "extremely rare." Five copies listed as known. "Storey, Ormsby, Washoe & Lyon Counties Directory, Including the C...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to o*u for (4,600.00 + 897.00) x 1 = 5,497.00
 
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Doggett's New York City Directory, 1847 & 1848225 - Doggett's New York City Directory, 1847 & 1848
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Contains 68,159 names. Poor condition. Front and back cover and pages unhinged. Book split in two. Spine cover almost gone and spine is deteriorating.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Cincinnati Directory and Business Advertiser, 1851226 - Cincinnati Directory and Business Advertiser, 1851
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Williams' Cincinnati Directory and Business Advertiser for 1850--51. Second Annual Issue. C.S. Williams. Cincinnati. 317 pages. Neat foldout map...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Cincinnati, OH Directory, 1819227 - Cincinnati, OH Directory, 1819
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Very early directory. The Cincinnati Directory, containing the names, profession and occupation of the inhabitants of the town, alphabetically arrange
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Lawton Directory228 - Lawton Directory
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"Lawton Directory," and page continues with a map of Lawton, "Geo. W. McCoy, Publisher." Advertising throughout. 66 pages, with ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Philadelphia Index or Directory for 1823229 - Philadelphia Index or Directory for 1823
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"Containing the Names, Professions, and Residence, of All the Heads of Families and Persons in Business of the City and Suburbs, with Other Use...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Philadelphia Directory for 1822230 - Philadelphia Directory for 1822
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M’Carty & Davis publishers. Includes new names to the 1821 Directory. 97 page supplement full of history: A list of all lieutenants in the Unite...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Texas Business Directory for 1878-1879231 - Texas Business Directory for 1878-1879
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This is a beautiful and fragile directory from 1878. It was complied and published by the Texas Directory Company in Austin and printer by Shaw &...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to r*****o for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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Mercantile and General City Directory of Austin, 1872232 - Mercantile and General City Directory of Austin, 1872
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By Gray & Moore. "Containing an Interesting History of Austin, the Name and Residence of its Citizens, and Local Information of General Int...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to a****a for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Morrison & Fourmy’s General Directory of the City of Houston, 1884-85233 - Morrison & Fourmy’s General Directory of the City of Houston, 1884-85
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Contains an historical business review, present government, list of all county officers, post offices, telegraph expresses, population, index to citie
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 6*****b for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Texas Business Directory, 1878-79234 - Texas Business Directory, 1878-79
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An index to the mercantile, manufacturing and professional interests of the state. Great reference source for collectors and historians. The second ow
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Utah State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1908-1909235 - Utah State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1908-1909
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Great reference for Utah token research! Published by R. L. Polk & Co. As with all Polk directories, the information about Utah in this director...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to e*****r for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Utah Gazetteer and Directory of Logan, Ogden, Provo236 - Utah Gazetteer and Directory of Logan, Ogden, Provo
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Edited and compiled by Robert Sloan. Contains a history of Utah, her resources, attractions, statistics, etc. Also, there is a business directory of t
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to e*****r for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Gazetteer and Business Directory of Addison County, 1881237 - Gazetteer and Business Directory of Addison County, 1881
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Compiled and Published by Hamilton Child. Three table of contents: general, business, and alphabetical list of advertisers. Illustrated. Many pictoria
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Bristol and Warren Directory, 1876-77238 - Bristol and Warren Directory, 1876-77
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Compiled by Edwin S. Metcalf and published by J. A. & R. A. Reid of Providence. This directory contains census, population, calendar, table of c...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Cheyenne Directory, 1895239 - Cheyenne Directory, 1895
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Compiled by Charles Apple. Photograph of Governor Richards in front. Advertisements throughout. Photographs of those holding office throughout the boo
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to a****a for (850.00 + 165.75) x 1 = 1,015.75
 
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Wyoming State Business Directory, 1919240 - Wyoming State Business Directory, 1919
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Full title “…with Denver and Foreign Classifications including livestock department, wool growers department, and classified department.” Published by
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 6*****b for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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History and Directory of Laramie City, Wyoming Territory, 1875.241 - History and Directory of Laramie City, Wyoming Territory, 1875.
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First city directory for Laramie. This is more than an ordinary directory. It comes in a protective presentation case. As shown by a census taken in
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to a****a for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
 
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Lake Shore Gazetteer and Cleveland and Toledo Railroad business directory, 1866-7242 - Lake Shore Gazetteer and Cleveland and Toledo Railroad business directory, 1866-7
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Early Great Lakes Directory! Compiled by M. T. Platt. Published by Sage, Sons & Company, Buffalo, 1867. Advertising on front and back cover, fro...
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Turner's Directory for New York, Mamaroneck, Harrison, Rye and Others243 - Turner's Directory for New York, Mamaroneck, Harrison, Rye and Others
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1898. Full title: “Turner's Directory Embracing the Residents of Mamaroneck, Harrison, Rye and Port Chester, New York, and Greenwich and Rocky N...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to h*******e for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Del Norte County, Calif. Business Directory, 1881244 - Del Norte County, Calif. Business Directory, 1881
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Quebedeaux 10: lists 4 copies known. History Del Norte County, California, with a Business Directory and Traveler's Guide. By A. J. Bledsoe. Hum...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to a****a for (637.50 + 124.31) x 1 = 761.81
 
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Columbus, OH Business Directory, 1843-44245 - Columbus, OH Business Directory, 1843-44
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The Columbus Business Directory for 1843-4. Containing a Brief History of the City and Public Institutions, the Names of Householders, Heads of Famili
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Polk's Alaska-Yukon Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1917-1918246 - Polk's Alaska-Yukon Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1917-1918
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R.L. Polk & Co.'s 1917-18 Alaska-Yukon Gazetteer and Business Directory. R.L. Polk & Co. Inc., Publishers, 426-431 Globe Block, Seattle,...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to e*****r for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Marine Directory of the Great Lakes247 - Marine Directory of the Great Lakes
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Great Lakes Directory! "Directory of the Marine Interests of the Great Lakes," and page continues describing the contents as a complete l...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to m********e for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Western Address Directory, 1837248 - Western Address Directory, 1837
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Published by William G. Lyford. Full title: "The western address directory: containing the cards of merchants, manufacturers, and other busines...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to a****a for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Steele's New Guide, 1845249 - Steele's New Guide, 1845
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Steele's Western guide book, and emigrant's directory; containing different routes through the states of New York, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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