"Miller's New York As It Is; or Stranger's Guide-Book to the Cities of New York, Brooklyn and Adjacent Places…", Miller, James
Subject: New York
Period: 1863 (dated)
Color: Black & White
4 x 6.3 inches
10.2 x 16 cm
This 123 pp. small book is a tourist guide for the city of New York. There are many different points of interest covered and over 30 small steel-engravings to accompany the text. Also included is the folding New York City Map (27.5 x 15.3") displaying street-level detail of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Hoboken and Jersey City with street keys at left and lower right. Bound in original brown embossed boards with gilt lettering on front cover.
Pages and map are clean and mostly bright. The binding is somewhat loose and the hinge is starting with the front board almost completely separated from the contents.