Lot 421 of 541:
Pocket map of New York City 1846  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Map of the City of New York, Drawn by D.H. Burr, for New York as it is in 1846. Population 371,233
Author:
Burr, David H.
Place:
New York
Publisher:
C.S. Francis & Co.
Date:
1846
Description:

Lithographed map. 31.3x16.7 cm (12¼x6¼") plus wide margin with vignettes, views & index to streets. Overall 53x44 cm (21z17¼"), folding into original printed boards, 10.2x7 cm (4x2¾").

Detailed map of the city south of 34th Street and including parts of Brooklyn and Williamsburg. Surrounded by views of churches, municipal and commercial buildings, etc., with list of streets at bottom. Old rubberstamp of the Missouri Historical Society to front board; light pencil inscription dated 1846 to inside front board.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some scuffing and wear to boards, front detached; a few short splits to fold intersections of map; overall very good.
 
Item number:
274305
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