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Title(s):

New illustrated directory, entitled Men & things of modern England : being a direct guide to the highest class of commercial houses, manufacturing establishments, hotels &c. &c.

Additional Title(s):

Men & things of modern England

Men and things of modern England

Second series of the New illustrated directory

New illustrated directory

Published/Created:
Birmingham : Published by M. Billing, to be seen at all first class hotels, steam boat companies, etc., [1858?]
Physical Description:
[6], 35, [1], 226 p., [50] leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B6 N49 1855+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
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Notes:
Cover title, stamped in gilt on publisher's black cloth: Second series of the New illustrated directory.
Includes short biographies of prominent men of England, each accompanied by a wood-engraved portrait.
Chromolithographs by Martin Billing.
Dates mentioned in the introductory text suggest a publication date of 1858.
"The manufactures of Birmingham and Sheffield."--Pages 1-35.
Includes, at front, indexes to the biographies, advertisements, and illustrations (i.e. plates).
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled black publisher's binding. Title stamped in gilt on front cover: Second series of the New Illustrated directory.
Subject Terms:
Billing, M. -- Publisher.
Birmingham (England) -- Biography.
Birmingham (England) -- Directories.
Directories -- Commerce.
Manufacturing industries -- England -- Birmingham -- Directories.
Form/Genre:
Directories -- England -- Birmingham -- 1855.
Chromolithographs -- 1858.
Wood engravings -- 1858.
Lithographs -- 1858.
Contributors:
Billing, Martin, lithographer.
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