Business Guide of the Baltimore & Ohio Railway, Containing a Complete and Accurate List of All Merchants, Professional Men, Farmers, Manufacturers, Distillers, Proprietors of Flour Mills, Saw Mills, Iron Furnaces, Cotton and Woolen Factories, Coal Mines, &c.; Dealers in Coal, Lumber, Iron, &c.; Founders, Machinists, and All Other Business Men Between Baltimore & Wheeling, and Also on the Petersburg and Washington Branches, Including the Cities of Wheeling & Parkersburg, and Also Including the Names of All Business Men Residing at the Numerous Towns in the Vicinity of This Great Railway Line.; Baltimore, (MD)

Sherwood & White: 1860. First edition. 12mo in sixes (15 cm.). (9, ads), 180, (7, ads) pp. Some of the ads are illustrated, one leaf includes a map of the B&O line on the recto (four-fold, with the outer quarter missing). Apparently not recorded on OCLC (which does locate one copy of a similar guide, for Pennsylvania, issued by the same publisher); not in the online catalogues for American Antiquarian Society, Library of Congress, or SMU. With the defects noted, a good copy of a rare southern business guide for towns along the B&O route, through Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. Original gilt-stamped black cloth (spine ends chipped, corners bumped). (9423). Item #62600

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