Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review established by Freeman Hunt -- issue 256 -- Oct. 1860 -- vol. 43, no. 4

Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review established by Freeman Hunt -- issue 256 -- Oct. 1860 -- vol. 43, no. 4

New York: Geo. W. & Jno. A. Wood, 1860. Paperback. 4, [1], 402-528, [4] p.: tables, illustrated advertisements; 23 cm. Illustrated salmon wrapper. Imprint includes: Boston: A. Williams & Co., Redding & Co., and Crosby & Nichols; Philadelphia: W. B. Zieber; New Orleans: J. C. Morgan; Montreal: B. Dawson; London: Sampson Low, Son, and Co. Inside front wrapper stamped: "Transferred from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania." Next to that is written: David S. B. Chew, June 21, 1932. Former owner David S. B. Chew (1866-1934) served on the Philadelphia City Council and represented Philadelphia in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Contents: Wheat Trade Foreign Demand -- New York Bay Encroachments -- Valuation of Life Insurance Politices by C. F. McCay -- Naval Architecture Wave Line -- The Valleys of the St. Lawrence and Mississippi -- Pine Forests of Georgia. Among many shorter sections are discussions of the electric telegraph and the atmospheric telegraph. The Book Trade section contains a review of The Ebony Idol, a pro-slavery novel first published in 1860. In Good Condition: front wrapper is detached but present; minor loss from edges of front wrapper and along spine; pages are clean and tight. Good. Item #008182

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