Catalog Archive
Auction 151, Lot 763

"The Bankers Register and Special List of Guaranteed and Recommended Bank Attorneys",

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1896 (published)


Color: Printed Color

8.6 x 11.8 inches
21.8 x 30 cm

Very uncommon, if not rare, annual banking industry publication covering the entire United States. A double-page map is dedicated to each state/territory in bright printed color. Delineated by county, the maps locate bank towns and depict the railroad network. Accompanying the maps are very detailed banking statistics including lists of financial assets for each bank as well as bank officials and cashiers. Also includes information detailing financial laws for each state and territory. Numerous bank related ads are found throughout the text. Published by the Credit Company, Pontiac Building, Chicago. Quarto, hardbound in brown cloth with gilt title on front cover.


Condition: B+

Condition code is for the maps which are mostly near fine to fine, with a few very good with scattered foxing. Internally clean and tight. Hinges are starting and the covers are heavily worn and stained with most of the gilt title rubbed off (B).

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 11/19/2014