File Name Causton1778_56
Call Number DA 679 A128 1778
Title Kent's Directory. For the Year 1788. Containing an Alphabetical List of the Names and Places of Abode of the Directors of Companies, Persons in Public Business, Merchants, and Other Eminent Traders in the Cities of London and Westminster, and Borough of Southwark. With the Numbers as They Are affixed to Their Houses, Agreeable to the Late Acts of Parliament. Also Separate Lists of the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen, Commissioners of Excise and Customs, Directors of the Bank, East India, South Sea, Royal Exchange Assurance, Sun Fire, London Assurance, and Phoenix Fire Office Companies, and Governor, Consul and Assistants of the Russia Company; with their Places of Abode. To which Is Added, a Correct List of All the Bankers. The Fifty-Sixth Edition.
Short Title Kent's Directory
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Imprint London: Printed and Sold by Richard and Henry Causton, (Successors to the late Mr. Henry Kent) at the Printing Office, No. 21, in Finch-Lane, near the Royal Exchange; and by the Booksellers and Pamphlet Shops of London and Westminster, 1788. (Price One Shilling.)
Edition 56
Publication Date 1788
Volumes 1
Pages 366
Copies 1
SFU Catalogue Original Bibliography 202, 118, 16, 24 p.
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Bibliographic Notes Published and bound with the directory is "The Shopkeeper’s and Tradesman’s Assistant: Being a New and Correct Alphabetical List of all the Stage-Coaches, Carriers, Coasting Vessels, &c. Containing an Account of the Several Inns in London…[etc]", – lists of stage-coaches, carriers, and coasting vessels, inns in London these carriers and coaches use, lists of mail coaches, fares for coaches, rates for carriage of goods, and rules and ordinances for said carriage of goods. The title page also indicates its price is one shilling. Also bound in is "Rules and Ordinances for the Regulation of Car Men; Made by the Lord-Mayor, and Justices of the Peace, of the City of London". Each of the title pages within the final bound text also includes their own imprint, and follows a separate pagination, and one has its own preface. There is also, in between these, a section called "Rates of Hackney-Coaches" which is paginated differently. Handwritten in pencil inside front cover recto “1788 + 2 other items found £120”; looks like signatures at back in ink;
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