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Business Directory of Portland, Or. for 1890 Compliments of Palmer & Rey

Business Directory of Portland, Or. for 1890 Compliments of Palmer & Rey

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Business Directory of Portland, Or. for 1890 Compliments of Palmer & Rey

by [Portland, OR] Palmer & Rey Type and Founders

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Portland: F. W. Baltes & Co. Printing House, 1890. 12mo, 16 x 10cm, [1], 39, [1], plus 12 leaves of ruled paper for notes, pagination includes covers. Printed on white and pink paper with illustrations throughout, single fold out advertisement on yellow cardstock. Original blue paper boards lettered in gilt show chipping along spine and wear to edges, else clean and complete. The first leaf of notepaper has been used to work on some spelling/vocabulary words and a few math story problems involving farmland and bushels of corn by the former owner. Scarce pocket business directory for Portland, Oregon courtesy of Palmer & Rey Type & Founders who were advertised to have kept "the only stock of type, job and Cylinder presses and printing material in the Northwest," at the time.
Not in OCLC as of March, 2022.

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Title
Business Directory of Portland, Or. for 1890 Compliments of Palmer & Rey
Author
[Portland, OR] Palmer & Rey Type and Founders
Format/Binding
12mo, 16 x 10cm, [1], 39, [1], plus 12 leaves of ruled paper for notes, pagination includes covers. Printed on white and pink pa
Book Condition
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Quantity Available
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Publisher
F. W. Baltes & Co. Printing House
Place of Publication
Portland
Date Published
1890
Weight
0.00 lbs

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...

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