Gibraltar Directory & Guide 1916 (1916)


Gibraltar Directory and Guide Book for 1916

Published: 1916

Date: 1916

Gibraltar Directory and Guide Book for 1916 edited by Benedict Miles, printed by the Harrison Library Printing Establishment, Gibraltar 1916. In stiff red cloth-covered boards size 21 by 16 cm. Advertising for Saccone and Speed the wine merchants blind-stamped to the front and back board-including the boast that their cigarettes are free from opium . A rich source of information on the history, geography, streets and trade of Gibraltar plus another 126 pages of fascinating contemporary advertisements, some of which are illustrated. There is also a six page calendar at the front of the book which includes dates and events that have some significance in the history of Gibraltar followed by a Hebrew calendar for 1916. Includes a folding chart of naval signals in colour. Some occasional foxing; offsetting to the front endpapers and the spine has been expertly relaid, but overall Good to VG condition.

Some illustrations and a colour chart


Stiff cloth-covered boards


Offered by Arthur Hook