The Cincinnati Directory, Containing Sketches Historical, Statistical, Agricultural, Commercial and Geographical. Oliver Farnsworth, publisher.
The Cincinnati Directory, Containing Sketches Historical, Statistical, Agricultural, Commercial and Geographical
The Cincinnati Directory, Containing Sketches Historical, Statistical, Agricultural, Commercial and Geographical
The Cincinnati Directory, Containing Sketches Historical, Statistical, Agricultural, Commercial and Geographical

The Cincinnati Directory, Containing Sketches Historical, Statistical, Agricultural, Commercial and Geographical

Together With A Plan of the City (missing), A View of Its Population, Institutions, Societies, Corporate Bodies, Buildings, Improvements, &c. Also, Observations on Manufactures, Navigation, Canals, Roads, and Bridges. With a List of City, County, and State Officers, State Military Strength; Sittings of Courts; Information on Public Lands; Distances of Places by Water and Land, &c., &c. And an Almanac for 1820 Cincinnati: Published by Oliver Farnsworth, 1819.

First Edition. Hardcover. Original untrimmed printed wraps bound in a more recent red cloth hardcover binding. Title label on the spine. Grayish front and rear end sheets added. Collated as follows: [3], x, 11-156 pages, [1]. The original green paper wraps has the lengthy printed title on the front cover and printed advertisements on the back wrap. A small piece of clear tape located top edge of the front wrap. Contents are lightly toned. This copy is missing the original illustrated plan of Cincinnati. A folding copy of the plan of Cincinnati by Oliver Farnsworth, 1819 is tipped in after the rear wrap and after a short vertical paper wedge in the back. The black and white copied map is approx. 17" x 13" and is in good condition. This directory came from the library of Atlanta historian Franklin M. Garrett with a very faint rubber-stamp on the second front blank end sheet. "Garrett" printed in pencil on the Publisher's preface page. This is the first Cincinnati Directory.

Howes F 51; Sabin 13085; Graff 1296; Streeter 1357; Shaw & Shoemaker 47616; Eberstadt Cat. 138 #546. Good. Item #18163

Price: $550.00

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