Rare Book by Robert DeSilver; Philadelphia Directory and Stranger's Guide for 1835 & 1836

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DeSilver, Robert; DeSilver's Philadelphia Directory and Stranger's Guide for 1835 & 1836. Philadelphia, Robert DeSilver, 110 Walnut Street, April, 1835. Octavo, pp. 16 pages of advertisements, 4 pages of promotional letters for Swaim's Panecea, 199 page directory, 11 pages addresses of libraries etc, 1 page ad, 60 page DeSilver's United States Register and Almanac for 1835.

The work is complete and in a later quarter calf and cloth with gilt spine titles. The binding is tight and very clean. Light toning to text, especially first and last pages. Contemporary signature and address of Philadelphia attorney William Baker on title page. In very good condition.


Contains the directory of names, occupations, addresses for the residents of the city of Philadelphia and a listing of City Council Members, institutions,courts,  libraries, banks, insurance companies, public buildings, hotels, avenues, streets, lanes, alleys, wharves etc. A wealth of information on Philadelphia for the year 1835.