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Auction 145, Lot 279

"A Map of the City of New-York Compiled & Surveyed by William Hooker; Expressly for the Series of Views Illustrating the City of New York and its Environs", Hooker, W. J.

Subject: New York City, New York

Period: 1871 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 15.4 inches
31 x 39.1 cm
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This is a reissue of Hooker's map that first appeared in 1831, but does not have the detailed text surrounding the map. The hand coloring of wards ends at Fourteenth Street, except for the green wash along the shoreline of the Hudson and East Rivers. The streets, parks, Battery, Washington Square, Bellevue, Hudson Square, and docks along the Hudson and East Rivers are among the voluminous information presented. Published by Peabody & Company.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with a narrow left margin and one tiny hole that has been archivally repaired. There is light toning with a few fold separations confined to the blank margins which have been repaired on verso with archival material.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/12/2013