Auction 154, Lot 248

"[Lot of 2] New York and Vicinity [and] City of New York", Morse & Breese

Subject: New York City, New York

Period: 1842 (dated)

Publication: Morse's North American Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11.9 x 14.9 inches
30.2 x 37.8 cm

This pair of early cerographic maps was published in Morse'e North American Atlas. The first map depicts all of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Hoboken while the second focsues on lower Manhattan. Both show good detail of the street grid pattern, parks, canals, and docks.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #1228-10 & #1228-11.

Condition: B+

Light scattered foxing on both sheets and a faint damp stain on the first sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/16/2015