Hartford: Elihu Geer for the Hartford Steam Printing Company 1886. First Edition. , vii-xii, 13-16, [folding map], 31-501 pages. Complete as issued. Front pastedown is calendar for 1866/67. Front flyleaf is Title page. Last page serves as rear pastedown endpaper. Foldout city map is in excellent condition. Original publisher's brown cloth with design in blind.and copper gilt lettering on spine. Original circular grommet present at top of spine (for hanging by a string for reference). Previous owner's name on front flyleaf. Occasional smudge, lower page edge with an ink spill. Near Fine. Cloth. 
More than just a city directory, the guide contains pages 311-419 filled with useful advertisements for city businesses, printed on yellow and pink colored paper stock. Some with nice woodcuts (like Fowler, Davis, & Hoyt on page 361), others with simpler text (as with Jas. H. Ashmead advert. opposite, a "Practical Gold Beater"). An interesting view into post civil war Hartford, Connecticut business.