THE SOUTHERN BUSINESS DIRECTORY AND GENERAL COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER. First part: containing a reference to all merchants, manufacturers, banking, insurance, railroad, steam-boat, steam packet and mining companies: together with statistics in relation to churches, high schools, amount of taxable property, population, commercial prosperity, etc. of the several counties and principal towns in the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. Also, some of the principal towns in the western states, on the right and left banks of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Second part: will contain the cards and advertisements of every class of business and professional houses in any of the cities of the United States and of Europe, that may seek to cherish and extend their business interests with each other, and with the rich and growing South and West. Volume 1 [all published]

Charleston [SC]: Steam Power Press of Walker & James, No. 3 Broad-Street, 1854. First and only edition. 22 cm. 404, 171pp., [1], illus.. Brown cloth with gilt stamping on spine. Some general wear, overall very good. Full page ad for Surgical Infirmary for negroes in Augusta, Georgia. Gives a good sense of businesses in the South pre-civil war. HOWES C-99. Item #63342

Price: $1,500.00

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