The Canada Directory for 1857-58
The Canada Directory for 1857-58


The Canada Directory for 1857-58

John Lovell

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Title continues: "Containing Names of Professional and Business Men, and of the Prinicpal Inhabitants, in the Cities, Towns and Villages Throughout the Province; Alphabetical Directories of Banks, Benevolent and Religious Societies, Clergy of All Denominations, Crown Land Agents, Custom Houses and Officers of Customs, Governmental Departments and Employes, Militia, Newspapers and Periodicals, Ports of Entry, Registrars, Post Office Department, Post Offices & Postmasters with Statements of Imports and Exports, Provincial Debt, Revenue, Expenditure, Revenue From Canals, Trade, Population, School Acts, Tariffs of Customs, &c., and Railway and Steamboat Routes Throughout Canada. Corrected to November, 1857." Fascinating rear advertising section includes illustrations of factories and products, including a large section for the U.S. A. See Coleman's "Hats That Are Hats" in Toronto (p. 1292), William P. Emerson pianos (p. 1365), Marks' Artificial Limbs (p. 1399), A. Ranney of Broadway's "500,000 Gifts and Books" (p. 1413), Brown & Eggleston's children's carriages and rocking horses (p. 1425), beautiful harps (p. 1462), Orson Fowler's Phrenology (p. 1486), and sewing machines (p. 1506).

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1857
  • Place Published: Montreal
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    1544 p. 27 cm. B&w illustrations in advertising section. One page map of Quebec p. 1271. Bound in quarter brown cloth with marbled paper boards. New endpapers. Some light stains to text block edges. Occasional chips to pages in rear ad section. Map issued separately, not included.

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