Auction 140, Lot 278

"[Lot of 7 - New York Canal Maps]",

Subject: New York

Period: 1868-69 (dated)


Color: Black & White

See Description

This lot of seven maps shows the evolving canal network in the state, along with some detail of railroads, lakes and rivers. The maps were compiled by Van Rensselaer Richmond, the State Surveyor of New York and include:

A. Maps Showing the Lakes and Streams in the State of New York. Also the Rail Road & Canal Lines , dated 1868, (28 x 22.8"). Condition: Light offsetting with a few tiny splits at fold intersections and a binding trim at left.. (B+)

B. Map of the New York State Canals Completed and in Progress, dated 1868, (40 x 24.3"). Condition: Light offsetting with a few small splits at fold intersections. (B)

C. Map Showing the Connections of Champlain Canal St. Lawrence, Ottawa, Rideau and Richelieu Canals of Canada, dated 1868, (19.3 x 7.8"). Condition: Light offsetting. (A)

D. Welland Canal, dated 1868, (9.3 x5.8"). Condition: (A)

E. Map of Chenango Canal Extension, dated 1868, (33.8 x 8"). Condition: Light offsetting, else very good. (B+)

F.Northern Region Between the Atlantic and Pacific Showing the Chains of Lakes, dated 1868, (34 x9"). Shows the canal network from New York to the Pacific Ocean. Condition: Binding trim at lower left and a hint of offsetting. (A)

G. Map of Proposed Fish Creek Feeder, dated 1869, (25.8 x 16.3"). Condition: Binding trim at lower left and a hint of offsetting. (B+)



See descriptions.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 5/23/2012