Auction 139, Lot 249

"Map of New York And Vicinity", Dripps, Matthew

Subject: New York

Period: 1865 (dated)

Publication: Valentine's Manual

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 33 inches
52.8 x 83.8 cm

This is an attractive and detailed map of Manhattan. Wards are delineated and numerous place names are located. The city is shown in block format with streets named, along with docks and parks. The map extends from the Battery north to 132nd street. Issued on thin, bank note style paper.

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Condition: C+

There are a few small tears in the upper and left margin, and the upper margin has some loss into the neatline. There is a small stain in the left portion of the image. Issued folding.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/15/2012

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