Boston: Adams, Sampson & co., 1859.
first Edition. Hardcover. 8vo.  pages of advertisements including the front paste down precede the title page. 540 pages. Directory includes 88 numbered pages of advertisements, one blank page and 7 more non-numbered pages of advertisements counting the rear paste down. Several of the advertisements are illustrated. Publishers original printed paper covered boards with title at top - "The Boston Directory for the Year Commencing July 1, 1859." Brown cloth spine with title and Vol. LV lettered in gilt. Light edge wear to boards and corners. Presentation inscription to the New Hampshire Historical Society by the Publishers located top of title page. Previous owner name on the second advertisement page in front. Very good. Item #8564