Auction 121, Lot 273

"The State of New York from the Most Recent Surveys", Huntington, Eleazor

Subject: New York

Period: 1833 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 16.5 inches
50.8 x 41.9 cm

A scarce pocket map published by this little known firm based in Hartford. The map is well hand colored by county and is remarkably detailed. A terrific profile of the Erie Canal is along the bottom. The map folds into green gilt-stamped leather covers titled "New York."

References: Rumsey #2499.

Condition: B

Several fold intersection splits an another along a fold. A tear where pasted into cover, closed on verso. Good color and generally clean example with a little offsetting in blank area at bottom in the profile section. Covers are soiled and stained with front cover detached.

Estimate: $200 - $400

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/26/2007