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Early New York [cover title]. [Five Maps of New York]

Early New York [cover title]. [Five Maps of New York] - 1909

by MacCOUN, Townsend

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New York: Townsend MacCoun, 1909. A fragile set with the maps printed on delicate, thin paper that, despite the condition issues outlined separately, has remained fresh and bright, with strong coloring and a lack of offsetting; the portfolio a bit faded and soiled and with some light wear at the extremities. Portfolio containing five loose folding color maps printed by L. L. Poates Engineering Co., NY: 1. 1609. The Island of Manhattan (Mannahtin) at the Time of Its Discovery. 410 x 132 cm. Based on the early colonial surveys of Ratzer, Montresor, Knypthausen, Bradford, Duyckinck and the 1867 survey by E. L. Viele. (A few small holes and separations along folds.) - 2. 1609 The Hudson River (Cahohatatea) at the Time of Its Discovery by Henry Hudson. 22 x 85 cm. (Upper and lower sections separated along folds.) - 3. 1653-1664 Amsterdam in New Netherland. The City of the Dutch West India Company. 61 x 43 cm. (A few small separations along folds). - 4. 1730 New York. The English Colonial City. 60.5 x 43.5 cm. (A few small separations along folds.) - 5. 1783 Manhattan Island at the Close of the Revolution. Showing the American City with Its Landmarks and the Revolutionary Fortifications on the Island. 41 x 132.5 cm. (Separations along folds.). The complete set of Townsend's maps published on the 400th anniversary of Hudson's discovery of the Hudson River.
Used - A fragile set with the maps printed on delicate, thin paper that, despite the condition issues outlined separately, has remained
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  • Title Early New York [cover title]. [Five Maps of New York]
  • Author MacCOUN, Townsend
  • Condition Used - A fragile set with the maps printed on delicate, thin paper that, despite the condition issues outlined separately, has remained
  • Publisher Townsend MacCoun, New York
  • Date 1909
  • Bookseller's Inventory # 406116

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