Auction 129, Lot 895

"A Descriptive Review of the Commercial Industrial Agricultural Historical Development of the State of New York…", Cram, George F. & Company

Subject: Atlases - New York

Period: 1912 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
12 x 15.5 inches
30.5 x 39.4 cm

This unusual, early 19th century atlas focuses on New York state in addition to the normal U.S. state and world atlas maps. The first 80 pages are a description of New York with hundreds of photographs including a full-page plate of the Brooklyn Navy Yard plus excellent images of the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains, major buildings and cityscapes. There are eight maps of New York, including plans of New York City and Buffalo. There is also a copy of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States. Folio, 304 pages. Hardbound in original blue buckram.

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Condition: A

Covers shelf worn, contents clean.

Estimate: $120 - $170

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/23/2009

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