"[Lot of 2] New York [and] A New Map of New York with its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place along the Stage & Steam-Boat Routes",
Subject: New York
Period: 1838-39 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
These two lovely maps provide a fine view of the state of New York in the early part of the nineteenth century. They detail the counties, towns, railways, canals, and roads.
1) New York, engraved by G.W. Boynton and published by Thomas G. Bradford, in An Illustrated Atlas, dated 1838 (14.4 x 11.3").
2) A New Map of New York with its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place along the Stage & Steam-Boat Routes, engraved by W. Bross and published by Henry S. Tanner in the Universal Atlas, dated 1839 (13 x 10.8"). A profile of the Erie Canal is included as well as tables of steamboat routes.