New York Guide of Commerce, for 1876
(Americana - 19th Century - Business History - New York City)

New York, N.Y.: Geo. Edward Hall, Editor and Publisher, 1876. F 288 + 42 pages. The contents page acts as a detailed index to the topics and with a separate index to tables at the back, which are concerned with various money conversions and measurement conversions, weights. The title explains further: "...Contains all Laws, Rules and Regulations controlling Trade with Foreign Nations, Commercial Treaties, U.S. Bonded Warehouses; and, compiled from Custom Records, a List of Actual Importers, Paying Duties at the Port of New York. Also Fees, Fines, Forfeitures and Penalties, List of Commercial Ports and Bonded Routes, Coasting Trade and Fisheries, the New York Produce Exchange and Rules, Tables of Foreign Monies and United States Tariff, Including Recent Decisions of the Treasury Dep't" The front and back has advertisement sections, mostly for national and international insurance agencies of the time; a few of the leaves printed on light green paper to match the endpapers. The text contents are keyed to begin on page 17, with the advertisements pages being unnumbered and accounting for the other leaves according to our collation. Approx. 6" x 9" size; gilt cover & spine titles; original publisher's ribbed green cloth hardcover boards. Some edge-wear, tips wear-through to the binding; contents clean and in very good condition. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25296)


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