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The Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book of American Business

Dun and Bradstreet reference book. -- New York. 1859- . [V. 1]. -- Frequency varies.
LC Call Number: HF5573.D7
LC Catalog Record: 99000819
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Continued by Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book of American Business. Publication was suspended 1861-63. Volume numbering is irregular through v. 38, Sept. 1877. Volumes for 1859- Nov. 1936 were issued by the Mercantile Agency. On some, the title on the spine is Mercantile Agency Reference Book (1864-65); 1865; 1866; January 1888; January and July 1925; September 1926; July 1930; September 1931). Otherwise, the title is Dun & Co. Reference Book until September 1925, after which it reads R.G. Dun & Co. Reference Book. Beginning with June 1966, it was issued in 4 parts, except between July 1985 - March 1990 when it was issued in five sections.
Pre-1966 editions are folios, and, as of 2012, are stored offsite at Ft. Meade. Retrieval time is generally 24-48 hours. Most volumes are extremely large and brittle. Several of the earlier editions have broken bindings and are tied together with string. Dates on the spine are faded and difficult to read. Beginning in September 1960, the cover title changes to ... Reference Book of Dun & Bradstreet, with the month of issue at the front of the title. From 1932 onward, the Library's holdings reliably reflect a bimonthly publication pattern.

The Dun & Bradstreet reference book of American business. -- Murray Hill, N.J. : Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., c1991- Vol. 612 (July-Aug. 1991 ed.)-. Bimonthly.
LC Call Number: HF5573.D7
LC Catalog Record: 91-649890

Continues Reference Book (Dun and Bradstreet, inc.) Each volume is issued in four parts, in which information is arranged alphabetically by state. With each branch of a company represented by a separate entry, this work provides the following information in each entry: company name, address, city, state, zip code, main line of business, D-U-N-S number, credit rating and year business started. The Library's holdings are complete.

Reference book {microform}. -- New York, Dun & Bradstreet. v. 28-42 cm. v. {1}- ; 1859- .
Microfilm 04783 (MicRR)
LC Catalog Record: sf88-92378

The microfilm set, which includes v.127-226 (1900-1924), was prepared by the Library of Congress Preservation Microfilming Program.
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