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Auction 185, Lot 311

"Map of the Oranges, New Jersey. Compiled Expressly for Baldwin's Orange Directory, Orange, East Orange, West Orange, South Orange, Bloomfield, Montclair",

Subject: Orange, New Jersey

Period: 1887 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.9 x 16.9 inches
53.1 x 42.9 cm
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This scarce pocket map was issued by I.P. Baldwin & Son and was "compiled expressly for Baldwin's Orange Directory." Covering West Orange, Orange, East Orange, and South Orange, the map shows the area road network, a few railroads, Llewellyn Park, Rosedale Cemetery, and more. A key at right further locates post offices, churches, and public buildings. Numerous local advertisements surround the map including ones for real estate, carriages and wagons, and a "Cyclists' Headquarters" which is starred on the map at center. Folds into maroon boards with gilt title on the front cover. We found no past sales records or institutional examples located on OCLC.


Condition: B

There is light toning, minor staining, and numerous fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape. Minor abrasions to the front cover.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 11/17/2021