The Old Merchants of New York City, in Three Volumes

By: Barrett, Walter

Price: $500.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First thus. Howes 5245. Small surface tear on front free endpaper of volume one, spine heads and feet of all three volumes lightly rubbed, two closed tears to binding edge of fold-out map. 1872 Hard Cover. Three volume set. Green cloth boards with gilt titles and decor on spine. The earliest edition to include map and plates, reproduced from the 1870 first collected edition. 5 parts in 3 volumes. An astonishingly thorough and very readable account of the powers of the day in mid 19th century New York City, with a wealth of historical detail on the major firms and their business and personal connections, and the individuals who operated them. -- antipodean

Title: The Old Merchants of New York City, in Three Volumes

Author: Barrett, Walter

Categories: 19th Century, Americana, Business & Economics, New York,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: New York, M. Doolady: 1872

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2304768

Keywords: NEW YORK CITY LOCAL NEW YORK STATE REGIONAL AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY OLD MERCHANTS BUSINESS ECONOMICS,