Atlas of New York and Vicinity

Price: 4,000.00 USD

New York: F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, 1867. Atlas with 61 lithographed maps (11 of which fold out) and 5 views. Folio, measures 18" x 15". Original brown cloth binding with gold stamped title. Black leather spine and corners have been rebacked with black book cloth. Repair to title page, a few minor tears, scattered foxing throughout. Title page embossed at lower right by Landmarks Book Shop, Poughkeepsie; New York and Vicinity map has tear to left. Maps are complete, views are loose. A seminal 19th century New York atlas. Notable maps include New York and Vicinity, New York City and Brooklyn and various town plans from Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam counties. Frederick W. Beers (fl. 1858-1929), continued the work of his father James Botsford Beers and was known for his county survey maps of New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Connecticut and Vermont. very good.


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