Auction 116, Lot 296

"Bridgeman's Map of the Suburbs of New York City Embracing the Territory Occupied by the Homes of New York Businessmen", Bridgman, E.C.

Subject: New York

Period: 1885 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 26.8 inches
51.6 x 68.1 cm

Very detailed pocket map that provides a detailed view of New York city with the New Jersey and western Long Island suburbs. Folds into original cloth covers with gilt titling with title page and 6 pp listing of cities, villages and post offices in New York and New Jersey with a key to map. Very fine paste down ad for Bridgeman on inside cover indicates the firm was established in 1828.

References:

Condition: B

A few fold intersection splits, two with minor loss. Covers rubbed with light mildew stains.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/20/2006

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