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The New York directory for 1786.

New York (city).

Published by The Trow City Directory Company [1889], New York, 1889
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Facsimile reprint of the first New York City directory, originally published in 1786. Published by The Trow City Directory Company, New York, as stated on the title-page. Date not stated. Cover title: "The first New York City directory. One hundred years ago." Illustrated with a folding map of the city. Noah Webster wrote the preface titled, "General Description of New York." Also with an appendix consisting of "Annals of New York City, 1786." 8vo. xxii, 215, [3] pp.; fold. map. Original wrappers, chipped; front wrapper loose. Part of lower margin of title-page torn away. Map present. Pressure stamp of the New Jersey Historical Society on on title-page, "deaccessioned" stamped on verso. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 6170

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Title: The New York directory for 1786.

Publisher: The Trow City Directory Company [1889], New York

Publication Date: 1889

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