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2022 Fall Fine Art & Interiors

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 464

3 TN City Directories, Nashville & Memphis

Estimate: $300 - $400

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1st item: THE NASHVILLE CITY DIRECTORY, The Ninth Annual Issue, March 1873, published by Wheeler, Marshall, and Bruce, Nashville, 1873. Hardcover octavo, 352 ink stamp edged pages with 72-page list of U.S. Post Offices, hardbound in one-quarter black cloth with printed paper sides, gilt lettering to spine, pictorial pastedowns and end papers. 9 3/8" H x 6 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D. 2nd item: NASHVILLE CITY DIRECTORY: THE BUYER'S GUIDE 1918, Fifty-Fourth Volume, published by the Marshall-Bruce-Polk Company, Nashville, 1918. Hardcover octavo, 876 ink stamp edged pages including Appendix with front and back advertisements, hardbound in light brown cloth with back lettering to covers and spine, pictorial pastedowns. Sutro Library, San Francisco, CA ex libris label to interior of front cover. 9 1/2" H x 7" W x 2" D. 3rd item: POLK'S MEMPHIS (SHELBY COUNTY, TENN.) CITY DIRECTORY 1943, published by R. L. Polk and Company, St. Louis, 1943. Hardcover octavo, 1844 ink stamp edged pages, hardbound in one-quarter burgundy cloth with printed light brown cloth sides, gilt lettering to spine, pictorial pastedowns and end papers. 10 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W x 3 1/2" D.

Private Nashville, TN Collection.


All items in overall good condition with general wear, losses, to covers, corners bumped. Pages in overall good legible condition with toning, some dampstaining, minor tears, ink stamps and pencil inscriptions from previous owners. 1st item: Covers are nearly separated from spine, possibly with old repairs.

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