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KENT'S ORIGINAL TRADESMAN'S ASSISTANT
Kent's Original tradesman's assistant: 1824. Being a guide to all the stage coaches, carriers, coasting vessels, &c. &c. Containing an account of the time, and places to which they set out, and their distance from London: the market days, and number of houses and inhabitants; with a list of the mail coaches; new Stage Coach Act; the rates of carmen, watermen, and porters; fares of hackney coaches; and the names of the carriers; the inns they put up at and principal places they go to. The whole being annually corrected, is designed as a proper assistant for shopkeepers, tradesmen and others, who have occasion to write or send goods into the country.
London: printed and sold by Henry-Kent Causton & Son; may be had of Sherwood and Co.; Simpkin and Marshall; C. Chapple; R. Hill; T. Hughes, and of all booksellers, stationers, and newsmen in the United Kingdom, [1824].
144, 24 p. ; 18.0 cm. (12º)

At head of title: Ninety second edition. Running title: The shopkeeper's and tradesman's assistant. Originally published by the publisher Henry Kent as The shopkeeper's and tradesman's assistant, the earliest edition recorded in the British Library catalogue being dated 1768. The price is given at the foot of the imprint as '1s 6d Sewed'; it was available separately or bound in a single volume with Kent's Original London directory. Publisher's advertisements on the title-page verso. The appendix with hackney coach fares etc. has separate pagination and register.

Copy Notes Bound as issued with the copy of Kent's Original London directory for 1824 (q.v.). Partly unopened.

Binding Original C19th sheep, covers with blind-tooled border parallel to spine, blind double-ruled and dated spine.

Reference Number 4392


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