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Auction 186, Lot 299


"[Lot of 2] A Plan of the City of New York from an Actual Survey Made by James Lyne [and] Plan & Location of the Great Pier for the North River Also the Soundings of That River...",

Subject: New York City, New York

Period: 1849 (circa)

Publication: Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Warehousing System

Color: Black & White

21.9 x 16.9 inches
55.6 x 42.9 cm
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This is a facsimile edition of the Bradford map of New York City (21.9 x 16.9"), with only 3 original examples known. It originally appeared in the report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the warehousing system which shows the development of the docks in New York City. Attached to the facsimile map is an extended map by Edward Ewen (34.0 x 3.8") detailing the plans for a pier along the North River.


Condition: B+

Both maps were issued folding with light offsetting. On the Bradford facsimile, there is a small hole in the top left corner of the border and another chip and a few edge tears that are confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $190

Closed on 2/9/2022