"New Amsterdam New Orange New York: A Chronologically Arranged Account of Engraved Views of the City from the First Picture Published in MDCLI Until the Year MDCCC", Andrews, William Loring
Subject: History - New York
Period: 1897 (published)
Publication: Dodd, Mead and Company
6.5 x 9.2 inches
16.5 x 23.4 cm
This is a great book on the history of New York and a good reference for maps and views. 8vo, 142 pp. +xxxii, 34 engravings plus frontis and vignette, both hand colored and highlighted in gold. Gold edged at top, other sides deckle-edged on hand-made American paper. This edition limited to 100 copies. Hardbound in orange cloth with gold titling. All tissue guards in place. A beautifully preserved example of this seldom seen book.
Binding rather soiled. Newsclips affixed to both pastedowns. Contents near mint except some soiling on deckle edging.