Original old ledger used as a scrap book w/pasted-in trade cards from 19th century Detroit

Item #96-4735

Np (Detroit?) nd (some ledger entries dated 1840s). 13 x 8", full leather, approx 400 lined ledger pages, very worn, loose, page edges browned. Original ledger entries in in filled-in for about 220pp with a child's pencil scribbling; but first hundred pp or so used as a scrapbook with lots of newp illustrations and poems glued in, plus trade cards from Detroit (K. C. Barker & Co American Eagle Tobacco; G. C. Morris Jewelry, Old Reliable Drugstore, Madame Rabuat's sunrdry store) and Chelsea (Frank O. Cornwell Jewelry, Parker & Babcock's Shirts, Gilbert & Crowell Insurance, Glazier & Armstrong). Interesting but sloppy book.

Price: $150.00

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