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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. 

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