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KENT'S ORIGINAL LONDON DIRECTORY
[Kent's directory. 1824]
Kent's Original London directory: 1824. Being an alphabetical list of more than 18,000 merchants & traders of London, and parts adjacent. The directors of companies; a correct list of the London and country bankers, a list of public offices, &c.
London: printed and sold by Henry-Kent Causton & Son; may be had of Sherwood, Jones, and Co.; Simpkin and Marshall; C. Chapple; R. Hill; T. Hughes; and of all booksellers, stationers, and newsmen in the United Kingdom, [1824].
[33], 6--416 p. ; 17.9 cm. (12º)

At head of title: Ninety second edition. Running title: Kent's Directory, 1824. The publisher Henry Kent (fl. 1732--1771) began publishing directories in 1736, the date of the earliest surviving example recorded in ESTC, having the title The directory. From c. 1740 it was published as Kent's Directory, and from 1814 until 1827 as Kent's Original London directory. The price is given at the foot of the imprint as '3s. sewed, 3s. 6d. bound, & with the Assistant, 5s.'.

Copy Notes Bound (1) as issued with Kent's Original tradesman's assistant, 1824 (q.v.).

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

Reference Number 4390


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