BROOKLYN DIRECTORY FOR 1848-49
(BROOKLYN DIRECTORY) TEALE, Thomas P. [Spooner & Teale’s] Brooklyn City Directory, and Annual Advertiser for the Years 1848-9. Brooklyn: Edwin B. Spooner, 1848. Small octavo, original half tan cloth, tan printed paper boards. $400.
First edition, containing “a complete vocabulary of the names of all persons in the city.”
“This work will be found to contain nearly three thousand more names than that of last year, and more explicit and correct [as to occupations and residences] than any former one published in this city.” With notice slip tipped in and 24 pages of local advertisements. Bound without the Municipal Register. Spear, 64-65.
Internally fine, tape reinforcement to head of spine and bottom corners of original boards. An extremely good copy.