Auction 110, Lot 211

"The Hudson by Daylight Map from New York Bay to the Head of Tide Water Containing Names of Streams Islands and Height of Mountains According to the Latest Coast Survey Also the Names of Prominent Residences Historic Land Marks the Old Reaches….", Bruce, Wallace

Subject: New York

Period: 1894 (published)

Publication: Bryant Union Company

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 106 inches
35.6 x 269.2 cm

A remarkable map in strip-chart format that is over 100 inches long! Includes amazing detail on the map that is drawn on a scale of 1.5 miles per inch. Complied from U.S. Coast Survey data, this extraordinary map includes the names of prominent residences along the Hudson, historical landmarks, Indian names, etc. Complete with photographic view of New York skyline, advertisements, and travel information on verso. Folds into paper wrappers titled "The Hudson River Map showing Prominent Residences, Historic Landmarks and Places of Legendary Interest with Brief Descriptions." Map is dated 1894 but booklet has date of 1913. A seldom seen issue.

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Condition: A

A couple light coffee stains on cover.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/2/2005

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