Auction 121, Lot 283

"View of New York and Vicinity Showing Good Automobile Roads", Nostrand, George

Subject: New York

Period: 1925 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
28.5 x 19 inches
72.4 x 48.3 cm

This is a brightly colored bird's-eye view of greater New York City, from Staten Island to White Plains, and with portions of New Jersey and Long Island. Numerous buildings, roads, landmarks, railroads and ferry lines are shown. The proposed George Washington Bridge is illustrated, which helps date the map, as the bridge was constructed between 1927 and 1931. Folds into self-wrappers with the decorative, art deco style title printed in red.

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Condition: B+

Some damp-staining and several intersectional fold separations.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/26/2007

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