Koons & Heilman: Catasauqua, Pa. nd (1885). Item #98-5745
Illustr, 12 x 9.5, black boards with no lettering, etc. (80) pp. Covers most likely a later addition to protect original wraps, shelfworn, repaired, spine cover peeling, original wraps (covers) are soiled, stained with small tears, contents have some soiling, light creasing and small tears in margins else good/very good. Contains the individual histories of Allentown, Bethlehem, Catasauqua, Easton, Hazelton, Lehigh and Weissport, Mauch Chunk and Slatington. Lots of nice local ads from Allentown: Lindermuth, Artist & Photographer, Danowski's Drugs, Medicines and Oils, The Old Allen House Restaurant; Easton: Samuel Butz Fine Dress Shirts, Hummel and Deltra Artistic Photographers; Bethlehem: Knauss & Wintersteen, Machinists, Bicycles, Tricycles, Velocipedes, W. M. Applegate Wholesome Tobacconist, Lack the Tailor & Clothier; Catasauqua: A.F. Koons Insurance Agency, Catasauqua Brewery, H. Kostenbader's Eagle Lager Beer Brewery; Hazelton: Henry Bolander Tonsorial Artist, John Schwartz Cigar Store, Sporting Goods A Specialty. Publishing date of 1885 was established due to the latest date listed which was May 26, 2885, which was for a Knights Templar parade in Allentown. The book has notices requesting advertisers for the future second edition. Not in N.U.C., L.C, or Wright Howes. Scarce. FIRST ED.