Polk's Directory Of San Jose City And Santa Clara County 1926

By: Polk, R. L. & Co.

Price: $100.00

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B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear. There is a split to the cloth on the rear spine joint that is about three inches in length which does not affect the spine in any way. The front cover of the book has a previous owner's name and ground-in dirt and spots of discoloration. The text pages are generally clean and bright. "R. L. Polk & Company was founded by Ralph Lane Polk in 1870 in Detroit, MI as a publisher of business directories. In 1872, the company first published a City Directory, for Evansville, Indiana, plus a listing of post offices in nine states. Additional directories followed in the ensuing years as the business grew. Claiming 1000 directories by 1960. Affiliates included the Polk-Husted Directory Co. Of Oakland, California. In addition to city directories, the company published bank directories. In 1907, R. L. Polk & Co. Was publishing a "Gazetteer" Business directory for the State of Michigan and Windsor and Walkerville Ontario, as well as gazetteers for Alaska, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Oklahoma, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, Washington State, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. "

Title: Polk's Directory Of San Jose City And Santa Clara County 1926

Author Name: Polk, R. L. & Co.

Categories: Californiana,

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, R. L. Polk & Company: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: A36959

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