Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 

Title   THE POST-OFFICE ANNUAL DIRECTORY FOR 1836-37: CONTAINING AN ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE MERCHANTS, TRADERS, MANUFACTURERS, AND PRINCIPAL INHABITANTS: AND A SECOND LIST OF THE NAMES OF MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS, IN GLASGOW AND SUBURBS.

Binding   Half-Leather

Book Condition   Good-

Publisher   Glasgow John Graham (For the Letter-Carriers of the Post-Office) 1836

Seller ID   29484

xv, 341, 118 pp, 7 1/8" H. Brown leather spine and corners, marbled paper-covered boards, black leather title label on spine with gilt lettering, additional gilt date and decoration, blindstamped design. Small label at top of front pastedown: "J. Carss & Co., Bookbinders, 31, Argyle Street, Glasgow." Title page continues: "Classed and Arranged Under Each Distinct Head of Trade or Profession: With a Street Directory: and An Appendix Containing many Useful Lists. Ninth Publication." The first section (xv pp) consists of a Calendar (July, 1836 to December, 1837); Stamp Duties; Index. The second section (341 pp) contains Alphabetical List of Streets, Squares, Places &c. With a Reference to their Situation; Letter Carriers; Glasgow Post-Office Directory (arranged by name); Glasgow Post-Office Directory, Arranged by Profession. The final section (118 pp) is an Appendix of additional information, including: Postages; Foreign Post Towns; English Post-Towns; Penny-Posts in England; Irish Post-Towns; Penny-Posts in Ireland; Scotch Post Towns; Penny-Posts in Scotland; Magistrates, &c.; Hackney Coaches; Porters; Agents for Traders; Harbour Dues; Carriers' Quarters; Messengers at Arms; Tide Tables, etc., etc. Two small ink stains on page 275, inside hinges are a little weak but holding well, moderate staining to edges of endpapers from leather binding - migrates into several adjacent pages, small number in ink on front free endpaper, browning/darkening to edges of text block, wear to marbled boards and leather, staining on hinges. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve.

Glasgow,  Scotland,  Directories,  19th  Century,  Merchants,  Traders,  Trades,  Professions,  Streets,  Street  Directory,  Calendars,  Stamp  Duties  Post  Offices,  Mail,  Letter-Carriers,  Postmen,  Postal  Workers,  Inhabitants,  Householders,  Accountants,  Agents,  Architects,  Bakers,  Beadles,  Booksellers,  Bootmakers,  Shoemakers,  Brewers,  Cabinetmakers,  Clergymen,  Cottonspinners,  Dairy  Keepers,  Dyers,  Engineers,  Fleshers,  Grocers,  Hairdressers,  House  Factors,  Inns,  Hotels,  Iron  Founders,  Jewellers,  Ironmongers,  Lodgings,  Manufacturers,  Masons,  Builders,  Milliners,  Dressmakers,  Painters,  Physicians,  Surgeons,  Shawl  Warehouses,  Slaters,  Smiths,  Spirit  Dealers,  Stationers,  Tailors,  Clothiers,  Tallow  Chandlers,  Taverns,  Vintners,  Teachers,  Tea  Dealers,  Tin-plate  Workers,  Tobacconists,  Victuallers,  Watchmakers,  Clockmakers,  Wine  Merchants  Wrights,  Writers,  Nelson  Street,  Postage  Rates,  Foreign  Post  Towns,  English  Post  Towns,  Penny  Post,  Irish  Post  Towns,  Ireland,  Magistrates,  Police  Establishments,  Universities,  Ministers,  Debts,  Banks,  Banking  Houses,  Public  Offices,  Insurance  Offices,  Hackney  Coaches,  Carters,  Porters,  Harbour  Dues,  Stage  Coaches,  Tide  Tables. 

Price = 125.00 USD


Also available.
"AS A GRAIN OF MUSTARD SEED":  A HISTORY OF THE WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS OF WESTMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, ORANGEVILLE AND ITS METHODIST AND PRESBYTERIAN ANCESTORS., Brown, Steven J.
"AS A GRAIN OF MUSTARD SEED": A HISTORY OF THE WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS OF WESTMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, ORANGEVILLE AND ITS METHODIST AND PRESBYTERIAN ANCESTORS.
Brown, Steven J.
50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN BOOK PUBLISHING:  FROM FOUNDING FATHERS TO TODAY'S CONGLOMERATES., Kurian, George Thomas.
THE DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN BOOK PUBLISHING: FROM FOUNDING FATHERS TO TODAY'S CONGLOMERATES.
Kurian, George Thomas.
100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

EARLY BUILDINGS OF MANITOBA.
Moir, Gillian; Orr, Helen; Thorkelsson, Ione; Kuziw; Hockman, John, compilers.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

NORTHWESTERN APPROACHES: THE FIRST CENTURY OF BOOKS.
Smith, R.D. Hilton. Foreword by Samuel Rothstein.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE JOURNAL OF HENRY KELSEY (1691-1692). THE FIRST WHITE MAN TO REACH THE SASKATCHEWAN RIVER FROM HUDSON BAY, AND THE FIRST TO SEE THE BUFFALO AND GRIZZLY BEAR OF THE CANADIAN PLAINS - WITH NOTES ON SOME OTHER EXPERIENCES OF THE MAN.
Bell, Charles Napier. (Henry Kelsey.)
55.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE PRESIDENT'S BOOK:  THE STORY OF THE SUN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA., Harris, George H.
THE PRESIDENT'S BOOK: THE STORY OF THE SUN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA.
Harris, George H.
55.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE OCCIDENTALIA 1931., Brewer, Jack R., editor-In-chief.  W. Sherwood Fox, President's message.
THE OCCIDENTALIA 1931.
Brewer, Jack R., editor-In-chief. W. Sherwood Fox, President's message.
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

FREDERICKSBERG: VEJEN GAAR, MIN TRO, OVER VESTERBRO.
Christensen, Carl C.; Bobe, Louis; Weilbach, Fr.
55.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE HOBBIT, OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN., Tolkien, J.R.R.
THE HOBBIT, OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN.
Tolkien, J.R.R.
425.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE ESSENTIAL DARWIN. 4 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE: A NATURALIST'S VOYAGE / ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES / THE EXPRESSION OF THE EMOTIONS / THE DESCENT OF MAN.
Darwin, Charles. Introduction by Richard Dawkins.
130.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

PLAIN SERMONS PREACHED IN A VILLAGE CHURCH.  3 VOLUME SET., A Country Clergyman.  (C.G. Perceval.)
PLAIN SERMONS PREACHED IN A VILLAGE CHURCH. 3 VOLUME SET.
A Country Clergyman. (C.G. Perceval.)
250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE INTRODUCTION OF PRINTING INTO CANADA.  A BRIEF HISTORY., Fauteux, Aegidius.
THE INTRODUCTION OF PRINTING INTO CANADA. A BRIEF HISTORY.
Fauteux, Aegidius.
45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@CapricornBooks.ca
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie