Lot 157: (NEW YORK CITY.) Colton, J.H. Map of the City of New York,
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (NEW YORK CITY.) Colton, J.H. Map of the City of New York, With the Adjacent Cities of Brooklyn and Jersey City & the Village of Williamsburg. Hand-colored engraved map, mounted on original linen and wooden dowels. 19x23 inches sheet size; varnish yellowed, few areas of surface chipping and a small marginal tear, selvage frayed. New York, 1843
Notes: Engraved by Story and Atwood, this map is commonly found in folding pocket editions published by Ensign and Thayer from 1844 through the 1850''s. The present 1843 Colton imprint is rarely seen. Haskell, Manhattan Maps 866.