NEW YORK CITY MAP.

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Humphrey Phelps

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New York City Map.

Engraving, 1857-c.1860.
16 1/2 x 29 1/4" (42 x 74.3 cm) including decorative borders.
Good condition save for some minor splits along fold lines.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 84910
Price: $975.00
Publisher : Published by James Miller, 413 Broadway, New York.
An attractive early guide map of the city. The map is hand colored by ward and somewhat detained. Keys identify streets, wards, fire districts and railroads. Surrounding Manhattan is Jersey City, Hoboken and Elysian Fields, just outside of Hoboken, which is believed to be the site of the first organized baseball game. On the lower edge is Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, Vinegar Hill, Williamsburgh, Greenpoint, Long Island City and a small portion of Astoria. Also shows early ferry routes between Manhattan, Long Island and New Jersey.Still bound into original hard brown cloth covers. Maps

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