Item #1166 New York City Map. Humphrey Phelps.
New York City Map
Detailed Map of New York City Streets in 1857

New York City Map

New York: James Miller, [1860]. Hand colored. Single sheet. Approximately 17 1/4" x 29 1/4" Map has old fold creases, with a few small holes at intersections and short separations along the occasional fold. Very good overall.

Street map of New York City that was drawn by Humphrey Phelps in 1857. Wards are shaded in different colors. Also included are parts of Brooklyn, Hoboken, and Jersey City. Includes a guide to locate streets and avenues. Ferry routes are shown, and the Hudson River is decorated with woodcuts of various ships. An impressive map of New York on the eve of the Civil War.

Item #1166

Price: $500

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