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Cincinnati Directory, Containing the Names, Profession and Occupation


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From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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(OHIO). (CINCINNATI). [FARNSWORTH, Oliver]. Cincinnati Directory, Containing the Names, Profession and Occupation of the Inhabitants of the Town, Alphabetically Arranged; With the Number of the Building Occupied by Each. Also, An Account of Its Officers, Population, Institutions and Societies, Public Buildings, Manufactures, &C. [Cincinnati]. 1819. 155,[1]pp. plus folding engraved map (loosely laid in). Contemporary calf, gilt morocco label. Binding slightly chipped at head of spine. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on endpapers. Map and text slightly tanned. Very good. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. HOWES F51, "b." SABIN 13085. GRAFF 1296. AII (OHIO) 466. JONES 806. THOMSON 196. WILKIE 608. SPEAR, p.99. STREETER SALE 1357. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 47616. The rare first Cincinnati directory. The text includes a statistical view of Cincinnati as of 1819, a discussion of the city's foundries and commerce (including a section on trade with Havana), as well as a list of local officeholders and a directory of residents. There is also a lengthy section on the region's steamboats and canals, including the names and descriptions of dozens of vessels. The handsome engraved map shows the rapid progress and expansion of the city, illustrating the populated city blocks. The large and detailed folding map of the city is almost invariably lacking, but is present in this copy (loosely laid in). Bookseller Inventory # 51250

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