Baltimore: J. D. Ehlers, 1873. First. hardcover. Many engravings, 3 folding maps, 1002pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine ends worn and repaired, cloth lightly soiled. large folding map crudely repaired with tape on blank verso with no loss of text, page 964 crudely repaired with tape with no loss of text. Baltimore: J. D. Ehlers, 1873. First Edition. good.
Economic history of Baltimore and profiles of 19th century Baltimore companies and their owners. Contains many ads from local businesses. Many of the engravings are portraits of local businessmen.