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    Austin: Gray & Moore's Mercantile and General City Directory of Austin, Texas - 1872-1873. First edition. Austin: S. A. Gray, Book and Job Printer, 1872. 8vo. 146pp. With advertisements on the front pastedown, pages 119-146, back pastedown, and back cover. Original quarter leather over blue printed paper boards. The binding is worn and stained and the hinges are cracked, but this rare directory is internally very good. Included is a typed list of "Original Austin" streets and a newspaper article regarding this directory. Penciled notations throughout by an early owner, who has illegibly signed his name at the top of the cover. The margin of the leaf containing pages 145 and 146 has been removed, though no text is affected.

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