Auction 101, Lot 181

"Map of New York and the Adjacent Cities", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: New York

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26 x 16 inches
66 x 40.6 cm

Great double-page map of Manhattan up to 87th Street including part of Brooklyn and Jersey City. Pre-Central Park with light lettering "Proposed Central Park". Inset extends above 86th Street to King's Bridge on a reduced scale. Filled with fascinating detail. A handsome sheet with Colton's decorative border.

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Condition: A

Short tears and chips in toned margins, map very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/4/2002

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