Catalog Archive
Auction 162, Lot 279

"[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 focuses on lower Manhattan. Both show good detail of the street grid pattern, parks, canals, and docks.

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

Condition: A

Dark impressions on clean sheets with minor soiling in the bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 4/26/2017