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The New-York directory, and register, for the year ...

Title
The New-York directory, and register, for the year ...
Publication
  • New York : Printed for Hodge, Allen, and Campbell, and sold at their respective stores [1790: their several bookstores], MDCCXXXIX-MDCCXC [1789-1790].
  • New York : Printed for the editor, by T. and J. Swords, no. 27, William-street, 1791-1795.
  • New York : Printed by John Buel, corner of Water-street and Fly-Market, and John Bull, 115 Cherry-street, MDDXCVI [1796]

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1789TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1789Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
1790TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1790Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
1791TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1791Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
1792TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1792Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
1793TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1793Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
1794TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1794Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
1794TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1794Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
1795TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1795Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
1796TextRestricted use *KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register) 1796Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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Additional Authors
Publication Date
1789-1796.
Description
8 volumes : 1 illustration, map; 17-20 cm (12mo)
Alternative Title
  • New-York directory, and register
  • New-York directory, and register, for the year 1789.
  • New-York directory, and register, for the year 1790.
  • New-York directory, and register, for the year 1791.
  • New-York directory and register, for tre year 1792.
  • New-York directory, and register, for the year 1792.
  • New-York directory, and register, for the year 1793.
  • New-York directory, and register, for the year 1794.
  • New-York directory, and register, for the year 1795.
  • New-York directory, and register, for the year 1796.
  • Plan of the city of New York.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Directories – New York (State) – New York – 1791-1795.
  • Maps – New York (State) – New York – 1791-1795.
  • Directories.
  • Registers (Lists)
Note
  • "Illustrated with a new and accurate plan of the city of New-York, and part of Long-Island, including the suburbs, with all the streets, lanes, public buildings, wharves, &c., exactly laid down, from the latest survey"--Title page, 1789. Varies in subsequent issues; 1790: "Illustrated with an accurate and elegant plan ... "; 1791-1795: "Illustrated with a new and accurate plan of the city, and part of Long-Island, exactly laid down, agreeably to the latest survey"; 1796: "Illustrated with a plan of the city and part of Long-Island, laid down agreeably to the latest survey." Despite statement on title page, issue for 1796 was issued without the map.
  • "To which is added, the names of the inhabitants of Brooklyn, together with alphabetical account of the streets, lanes, wharves and slips of this city"--Title page, 1796.
  • Error in title, 1792: The New-York directory and register for tre year 1792.
  • Erroneous date in title, 1793: The New-York directory and register for the year 1792.
  • Issues for 1789-1790 lack statement of responsibility on title page. Statement by "the editors of this directory and register" on title page verso of issue for 1789 is signed: Robert Hodge, Thomas Allen, Samuel Campbell.
  • Issues for 1791-1795 have statement of responsibility on title page: By William Duncan.
  • Issue for 1796 has statement of responsibility on title page: By John Low.
  • Publisher/bookseller information for Hodge, Allen, and Campbell varies. 1790: "... and sold at their several book-stores."
  • Address of the printer T. and J. Swords varies. 1794: No. 167, William-street. 1795: No. 199 Pearl-street.
  • Issue for 1791: Directory printed by T. and J. Swords; registry (separately paged) printed by T. Greenleaf. See note on page v.
  • Extensive listing of contents on title page. In issue for 1789: "Containing, an alphabetical list of the names, occupations, and places of abode of the citizens, a register of the Congress of the United States, foreign ministers, governors of different states, officers of the State of New-York, officers in Chancery, Assembly, Senate, officers of city and county, Chamber of Commerce, Marine Society, Assurance Company, ministers of the Gospel, Medical Society, the other societies in the city, roll of attornies of Supreme Court, Columbia College, Library Society, militia officers, Masonic lodges, post days, stages, and coach rates, impost law. extracts from sundry laws for the regulation of trade, &c." Varies in subsequent issues.
  • Map on folded sheet at beginning of issues for 1789-1795; has caption title: Plan of the city of New York. In issue for 1789, signed: I.M. Comb Junr. [that is, John McComb, Jr.] delt., C. Tiebaut sculpt. 1789. In later issues, signed Tiebaut sculpt. without date. Two slightly varying engravings were used, respectively 21 x 43 cm and 21 x 37 cm. See Stauffer (cited below).
  • Issue for 1796 contains 1 folded leaf of plates, a double-page engraving representing "Flags of the different maritime nations." See preface on leaf following title page.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalogue,
  • Evans, C. American bibliography,
  • Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time,
  • Spear, D.N. Bibliography of American directories through 1860,
  • Stauffer, D.M. American engravers upon copper and steel,
Additional Formats (note)
  • Each issue also available online via Early American Imprints (Digital Evans) and Gateway to North America. Issue for 1794 (Columbia University copy) also available online via HathiTrust.
Provenance (note)
  • Isaac Moses (autographs; see page 64); John J. Fay (autograph, dated Sept. 30, 1856); A. McQuin(?) (autograph)
  • Jno. [John] Yeates (autograph)
Binding (note)
  • Modern half leather and cloth or marbled paper boards. Issue for 1789: black morocco and black textured cloth; 1790-1791, 1796: green calf and marbled paper, by Neumann, Hoboken; 1792, 1794 (copy 1), 1795: black morocco and marbled paper, by Stikeman & Co.; 1793: green calf and green cloth; 1794 (copy 2): red morocco and marbled paper, by Blackwell. Issues for 1790-1791, 1796 have binder's ticket on back pastedown: "Leather--full chrome. Neumann, Hoboken"; date stamped: Oct 3, 1933; issue for 1793 date stamped on back pastedown: Feb 2, 1961. Issue for 1792 has front board detached.
Source of Description (note)
  • Description based on: 1789. Title from title page.
  • Latest issue consulted: 1796.
Call Number
*KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register)
OCLC
  • 77569241
  • 77569241
Title
The New-York directory, and register, for the year ...
Publisher
1789-1790: New York : Printed for Hodge, Allen, and Campbell, and sold at their respective stores [1790: their several bookstores], MDCCXXXIX-MDCCXC [1789-1790].
Earlier Publisher
1791-1795: New York : Printed for the editor, by T. and J. Swords, no. 27, William-street, 1791-1795.
Latest Publisher
1796: New York : Printed by John Buel, corner of Water-street and Fly-Market, and John Bull, 115 Cherry-street, MDDXCVI [1796]
Current Frequency
Annual
Type of Content
text
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalogue, W24581, W3899, W13855, W23034, W23035, W35491, W26556
Evans, C. American bibliography, 22021, 22724, 23337, 24281, 25422, 26919, 28598, 30706
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 54457, 54458, 54459
Spear, D.N. Bibliography of American directories through 1860, pages 233-235
Stauffer, D.M. American engravers upon copper and steel, 3221, 3222
Additional Formats
Each issue also available online via Early American Imprints (Digital Evans) and Gateway to North America. Issue for 1794 (Columbia University copy) also available online via HathiTrust.
Binding
Modern half leather and cloth or marbled paper boards. Issue for 1789: black morocco and black textured cloth; 1790-1791, 1796: green calf and marbled paper, by Neumann, Hoboken; 1792, 1794 (copy 1), 1795: black morocco and marbled paper, by Stikeman & Co.; 1793: green calf and green cloth; 1794 (copy 2): red morocco and marbled paper, by Blackwell. Issues for 1790-1791, 1796 have binder's ticket on back pastedown: "Leather--full chrome. Neumann, Hoboken"; date stamped: Oct 3, 1933; issue for 1793 date stamped on back pastedown: Feb 2, 1961. Issue for 1792 has front board detached. NN
Provenance
Isaac Moses (autographs; see page 64); John J. Fay (autograph, dated Sept. 30, 1856); A. McQuin(?) (autograph) (issue for 1789) NN
Jno. [John] Yeates (autograph) (issue for 1794, copy 1) NN
Local Note
Some issues incomplete. Issue for 1789 lacks all but a fragment of the map (complete copy supplied in facsimile) and pages 101-102. Issues for 1790-1791, 1794 (copy 1) and 1795 lack map (supplied in facsimile, 1795). Issue for 1796 lacks plate of "Flags of the different maritime nations" (supplied in facsimile), the alphabetical list of streets and the money table.
Emmet Coll. (1790, 1792, 1793, 1794 (copy 1), 1795)
Presentation bookplate from I.N. Phelps Stokes to The New York Public Library, December 4, 1926 (issue for 1794, copy 2).
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Place of Publication
United States New York (State) New York.
Added Author
Hodge, Robert, 1746?-1813, compiler.
Allen, Thomas (Bookseller), active 1785-1799, compiler.
Campbell, Samuel, 1765-1836, compiler.
Duncan, William, -1795, compiler.
Low, John, 1763-1809, compiler.
Buel, John, 1768?-1800, printer.
Bull, John, active 1795-1797, printer.
Greenleaf, Thomas, 1755-1798, printer.
McComb, John, 1763-1853, cartographer.
Tiebout, Cornelius, 1777-1832, engraver.
Hodge, Allen, and Campbell, publisher.
T. & J. Swords (Firm), printer.
Moses, Isaac, 1742-1818, former owner.
Fay, John J., active 1856, former owner.
Stokes, I. N. Phelps (Isaac Newton Phelps), 1867-1944, former owner.
Yeates, Jno. (John), former owner.
Added Title
New-York directory, and register
New-York directory, and register, for the year 1789.
New-York directory, and register, for the year 1790.
New-York directory, and register, for the year 1791.
New-York directory and register, for tre year 1792.
New-York directory, and register, for the year 1792.
New-York directory, and register, for the year 1793.
New-York directory, and register, for the year 1794.
New-York directory, and register, for the year 1795.
New-York directory, and register, for the year 1796.
Plan of the city of New York.
Research Call Number
*KSB (New York,1789-1796. New-York directory, and register)
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