NEW YORK CITY MAP. (THE GREAT METROPOLIS.)

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Humphrey Phelps

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New York City Map. (The Great Metropolis.)

Stone engraving, 1857,
Image size 15 1/4 x 27 3/4" (39 x 70..6 cm) plus decorative borders.
Good condition save for close trimming along decorative border. Often this map if found this way due to binding. Original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 47604
Price: $1,100.00
Publisher : Published by H. Phelps, 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. Maps , Pocket map

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