Feb 15, 2018 - Sale 2466

Sale 2466 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
An illustrated advertising directory of Haiti "comprising the leading business houses and views of the republic," containing 63 richly printed cyanotypes depicting storefronts, building exteriors and interiors, and working companies. Cyanotypes, the images measuring approximately 6x8 inches (15.2x20.3 cm.), and slightly smaller, each with a beautifully typeset advertising caption on the opposite page displaying the company name, address, description of services, and so on. Oblong small 4to, black cloth-covered boards with a debossed title, lightly worn; the title page with the publisher's and printer's credits; housed in a custom clamshell case. 1895

Additional Details

An accomplished photographic record of businesses such as banks, carpetmakers, hotels, and winemakers as well as a photographer; a typographer; various importers/exporters for products such as coffee, dry goods, and lingerie; and an ice factory that produced vermicelli, maccaroni, and lemonade.

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