Auction 149, Lot 264

"[Lot of 2] A New Map of New York with Its Canals, Roads & Distances [and] City of New-York", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: New York

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: A New Universal Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

See Description

A. A New Map of New York with Its Canals, Roads & Distances, (13.9 x 11.5"). Handsome map of the state showing counties, roads, railways, canals and towns. A Profile of the Erie Canal appears below the title. At right are 3 tables detailing the steamboat routes from New York to Albany, New York to Niagara Falls, and New York to Philadelphia.

B. City of New-York, (12.4 x 15.5"). This plan covers Manhattan as well as parts of Williamsburg and Brooklyn. Manhattan is shown in great detail as far north as 37th Street. Locates ferry routes, docks, and names all streets. Tables at sides index more than 200 important public buildings, hotels, and churches.


Condition: B+

Original color with a few faint spots and marginal toning. The New York state map has a damp stain at left, a chip at bottom right, and a few short edge tears, all outside the map image.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/21/2014