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Auction 190, Lot 232

"A Plan of the City of New-York", Valentine's Manual

Subject: New York City, New York

Period: 1863 (dated)


Color: Black & White

15.4 x 12.9 inches
39.1 x 32.8 cm
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This is a reprint of a Samuel Holland manuscript map of New York, featured in D.T. Valentine's Manual of the Corporation of the City of New-York for 1863. It presents the early street grid pattern of the city and locates important buildings via a legend and bottom including a military hospital, government house, fish market, exchange, and numerous religious meeting places. Holland's map was included as an inset in Thomas Jefferys' The Provinces of New York and New Jersey.


Condition: B

Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue to reinforce and repair several small tears and chips with minor image loss at right and top. A short binding tear at left has been repaired with old paper on recto.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 11/16/2022