Auction 123, Lot 306

"The Tourist's Map of the State of New York Compiled from Latest Sources", Williams, William

Subject: New York

Period: 1828 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 19.7 inches
52.1 x 50 cm

This scare pocket map shows the counties in a rich, lovely outline color, and has an additional section at right titled "Stage, Canal, and Steam-Boat Register, &c." with distance tables and other information. There are two insets; "Profile of the Grand Erie Canal" with several paragraphs of descriptive text, and "Profile of the Champlain Canal." Map folds into the original brown leather covers (3.3 x 5.4") with gilt-stamped title.

References:

Condition: B

Some toning and light stains, especially where the paper is adhered to the back board. Covers are scuffed and worn. Overall still sound.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Unsold

Closed on 2/20/2008

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