Don't know if the Directory information I found on the fabulous Brooklyn Info Pages is of interest, but will give it in case you do want it.www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com
1879/80 Lain's Brooklyn Directory
LAMBERT, Edward A. bankbooks 411 Broadway, h.103 S.Oxford
LAMBERT, Edward A. stationer 121 Williams, N.Y.
h. Clinton Ave. n Green Ave.
1850/51 Brooklyn Directory
LAMBERT, Edward A. (alderman 10th ward) stationer
69 Wall St., N.Y.
h. 43 Wyckoff n Smith
As it happens, my Dad worked at Johnson & Higgins, 63 Wall St., from the time he was 14 in 1926, to about 1970 when J&H moved to 40 Wall.