Auction 119, Lot 325

"Map of the City of New York", Schonberg & Co.

Subject: New York City

Period: 1867 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 12.4 inches
57.9 x 31.5 cm

A rare and unusual map of Manhattan from 70th Street south to the Battery, with wide margins filled with advertising for Halsted & Stiles, a cloth and dry goods wholesaler in New York. There are insets of Central Park and lower Broadway near City Hall. The wards are designated by alternating blocks of hand coloring. Map folds down to 3.5 x 6" and is lacking any covers - though there is no evidence that there were any.

References:

Condition: B

Very good, apart for a few minor spots.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $550

Closed on 5/9/2007

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