Lot 1086: JNO B JEFFERY'S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY TO THE OPERA HOUSES THEATRES PUBLIC HALLS BILL POSTERS ETC OF THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF AMERICA 1884-1885 Antique American Entertainment Reference Engraved Portrait Facsimile Handwriting
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Jno. B. Jeffery's Guide and Directory to the Opera Houses, Theatres, Public Halls, Bill Posters, Etc. of the Cities and Towns of America.
Author: Jno. B. Jeffery
Publisher: Jno. B. Jeffery
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: lxxii/393 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.25"
Book Details: "Intended for the use of amusement managers and their agents, lecturers, lessees and proprietors of public halls, theatres, and concert rooms, bill posters, hotel proprietors, and the traveling public generally."
Condition / Notes: This is the seventh and revised edition of this work. antique volume is bound in pictorial paper-covered boards and a black leather spine bearing stamped gilt lettering and four raised bands. There is light external rubbing and toning concentrated at the extremities. The binding is solid. The pages show mild age toning. There is an engraved portrait of the author prior to the preface. There are also several pages of facsimile handwriting by arts professionals.
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