Item #63736 CINCINNATI IN 1826. B. Drake, E D. Mansfield.


Cincinnati: Printed by Morgan, Lodge, and Fisher, February, 1827. Original tan wrappers (rubbed and soiled), printed paper label on upper wrapper. First edition. 17.5 x 11.5 cm. 100, [1] pp. Two plates. The plates depict the Medical College of Ohio and the Branch Bank. THOMSON 339: "A plain, sensible, and well-written sketch of the fertile country, in the center of which Cincinnati is situated; followed by a lucid and interesting account of the city at that time. It contains a clear exposition of the astonishing growth of the city, internal improvement, resources, etc." Very good copy, uncommon in the original paper wrappers. Tipped in sheet in front: "Js[?] S. Stevens with the compliments of A.S. Dudley Jan. 1, 1877". Housed in green clamshell box. HOWES D458; SABIN 20813 (11128). Item #63736

Price: $750.00

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