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POST OFFICE LONDON DIRECTORY
[Post Office London directory. 1831]
The Post-Office London directory for 1831. Being a list of 22,000 merchants, traders, &c. of London, and parts adjacent; list of the Lord Mayor, and Court of Aldermen. List of the bankers in London. List of country bankers, with the bankers they draw on in London. List of public notaries. List of London and country newspapers, with the places and days of publication. Lists of army and navy agents, directors of the fire and life insurance offices. Lists of the London, West India & East India Dock Companies, foreign ministers, &c. &c. General information relating to the Post-Office. Including the last rates of postage. Regulations of the twopenny post-office, &c. By B. Critchett. The thirty-second edition.
London: printed for the proprietor, by Richard Gray Gunnell, (printer in ordinary to his Majesty,) and William Sherarman. And sold by J. Richardson; J.M. Richardson; Sherwood and Co.; Simpkin and Marshall; Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen; Poole and Edwards; Black, Young, and Young; and by all the other booksellers in the United Kingdom. [1831].
xi, [1], 540 p. ; 17.5 cm. (12º)

At head of title: Under the patronage of His Majesty's Postmaster-General. First published in 1800 as The new annual directory for the year 1800, then from 1801 to 1815 as The Post Office annual directory. See separate entries for other editions in Soane's library: 1822, 1828--29, 1832--33. The price is given at the foot of the imprint as '4s. Sewed, 4s. 6d. Bound. Or, with the Coach And Carriers' Guide, 5s. 6d. Bound'.

Copy Notes Bound (1) as issued with A new guide to stage-coaches, waggons, carts, vessels, &c. for 1831 (q.v.). Closely cropped with loss of the second line of the imprint price.

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

Reference Number 4387


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