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Auction 90, Lot 128

"A New Map of the City of New York Comprising all the late Improvements, Compiled and Corrected from Authentic Documents",

Subject: New York

Period: 1827 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 12.5 inches
37.3 x 31.8 cm

A fine and uncommon city plan of lower Manhattan with engraved elevations of City Hall and Merchant Exchange. The map was published by S. Marks, 63 Vesey St. It is printed on fine banknote paper, hand-colored in outline, and folds into embossed leather covers with a gilt title. There is minor toning along folds and a couple of small separations without loss. Covers have rubbed corners. Click on the image to view the full map.


Condition: B

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/15/2000