Auction 137, Lot 349

"Watson's Guide Map to Popular Resorts Around New York", Watson, Gaylord

Subject: New York, New Jersey

Period: 1880 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 21.5 inches
34.3 x 54.6 cm

This is an advertising pocket map that bears the names of two different companies. On the map below the title is printed "Deane Steam Pump Co.." while the cover says "The Old National Fire Insurance Co." The map extends from Ocean Grove on the Jersey shore to above Dobb's Ferry on the Hudson and locates scores of resorts, towns and villages and forts. Excellent view of the railroads throughout the region. On the verso are numerous additional advertisements. Published by John Beatson with green paper wrappers with printed titles, dated 1881 (the map is dated 1880).


Condition: B+

Nice bright example. There is some light offsetting in the image and a fold separation that just enters the image at left. There are also two tiny clean splits at the fold intersections.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2011