(NEW YORK.) French, John Homer; and Smith, Robert Pearsall. The State of New York.

Lot 155: (NEW YORK.) French, John Homer; and Smith, Robert Pearsall. The State of New York.

Swann Auction Galleries

December 8, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: (NEW YORK.) French, John Homer; and Smith, Robert Pearsall. The State of New York. Large lithographed wall map, backed on original canvas with original wooden dowels top and bottom. 67x74 inches overall; varnish a bit yellow, small portions missing from lower left edging, not affecting image. Syracuse, NY: Robert Pearsall Smith, 1860
Notes: Overall a nice example of this important map, one of the last great Legislature-sponsored maps of the 19th century, for which Ristow dedicated an entire chapter of American Maps and Mapmakers (pages 355-378).
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