CYCLING ROAD MAP INCLUDING THE CITY OF NEW YORK NORTH OF 42ND STR. AND THE ADJACENT COUNTRY TO ABOVE YONKERS, TUCKAHOE AND LARCHMONT MANOR.

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James Farnsworth

Artist's Biography

Cycling Road Map including the City of New York North of 42nd Str. And the adjacent Country to above Yonkers, Tuckahoe and Larchmont Manor.

Stone engraving c.1900
Two sheets, each 12 x 13 1/2" (30.5 x 34.5 cm)
Good condition save for some repaired splitting along fold lines.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 94025
Price: $475.00
Publisher : Compiled by James M. Farnsworth 119 Nassau St. New York
An unusual two sheet map designed for use for cyclist. A key denotes various roads, asphalted; Macadamized; Paved or dirt. Another key identifies grades, Ordinary grades; Steep grades; and Very steep, Dangerous. Each sheet folds into heavy paper covers with the title “Cycling and driving map of New York City and Vicinity.” Little is known of the cartographer or “compiler” James M. Farnsworth. Scarce. Maps