Auction 99, Lot 652

"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

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Size:
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.

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Condition: A

Binding rather soiled. Newsclips affixed to both pastedowns. Contents near mint except some soiling on deckle edging.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $475

Closed on 6/12/2002

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