Donald C. O'Brien

Donald C. O’Brien is a member of the American Antiquarian Society and a past president of the American Historical Print Collectors Society. His previous book, Amos Doolittle: Engraver of the New Republic, was published in 2008, and he has written extensively for the journal of the American Historical Print Collectors Society, as well as for numerous other publications.

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The Engraving Trade in Early Cincinnati · With a Brief Account of the Beginning of the Lithographic Trade
By Donald C. O'Brien

Examines the vibrant engraving industry that helped fuel the growth of the “Queen City” and established its influence as the midwestern center for the print and engraving trade.

An “excellent and finely detailed history, presenting a professional artisan legacy in accessible, user-friendly terms.”

The Midwest Book Review