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Auction 143, Lot 274

"Map of the State of New York Compiled from the Latest Authorities", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: New York

Period: 1852 (circa)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

26.4 x 16 inches
67.1 x 40.6 cm
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This double-page atlas map of New York presents a great amount of information. The map shows the counties, cities, towns, turnpikes, and railroads (proposed, in progress and completed). Five large insets depict the vicinities of Rochester, Albany, Niagara Falls, New York City, and a long inset details the course of the Hudson River from Albany to New York Bay. At both sides are county statistical tables; the major towns with populations from the 1850 census, county area and population, and miscellaneous facts including: 184,882 emigrants arrived, 32 steamboats built, and 814 students in 4 medical schools.


Condition: B

Original color with a long centerfold separation that has been closed on verso with paper tape. There are damp stains entering the image at top and bottom, primarily near the centerfold.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/13/2013