Catalog Archive
Auction 138, Lot 315

"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.


Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/7/2011