Auction 156, Lot 289

"[Lot of 6] A Plan of the City of New York... [and] Atlantic Basin [and] Plan & Location of the Great Pier... [and] [Untitled - Great East River Pier] [and] [Untitled - The East River] [and] [Untitled - Plan of Proposed Pier on North Hudson]",

Subject: New York City, New York

Period: 1849 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

Size:
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These six maps were taken from the report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the warehousing system which shows the development of the docks in New York City.

A. A Plan of the City of New York from an Actual Survey, by James Lyne, dated 1728 (21.8 x 16.9").
B. Atlantic Basin [on sheet with] [East River], (23.5 x 8.8").
C. Plan & Location of the Great Pier for the North River Also the Soundings of that River, and Delineation Showing the Present State of the Shore from the Battery to 42nd Street, by Edward Ewen, (33.9 x 4.5").
D. [Untitled - Great East River Pier], (17.6 x 3.6").
E. [Untitled - The East River], (17.3 x 3.0").
F. [Untitled - Plan of Proposed Pier on North Hudson River], (10.3 x 8.5").

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting and some misfolding. The large map (Plan of the City of New York) has a small hole in an unengraved area of the map just above "Broad Way."

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/17/2016

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