Indianapolis: Union Direct Co., 1902. Octavo. Item #026119
. 284 pages. A very scarce Indiana directory covering towns and villages in 19 contiguous counties around Indianapolis with thousands of ads from the items of the era; bicycles and horse-drawn wagons in an age just before the automobile appeared on the scene in Indiana even before 1900. Dr. W.T. McCarthy's full page ad on how he can cure cancer. This informative directory provides an insight into what Indianan's were interested in at the beginning of the 20th century. The inserts bound into the book include Dr. Bush's Gasaway, Gas Belt. This has the Library of Congress copyright stamp which shows it is one of the two copies, deposited to secure copyright. Bound in 1/4 red cloth over printed tan paper covered boards, spine lettering black, wear to corners, light wear and soiling to spine. A very good copy.