Sale 2512 - Lot 150
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(NEW YORK.) French, John Homer; and Smith, Robert Pearsall. The State of New York from New and Original Surveys. Large hand-colored engraved wall map of New York with many inset views and detail maps. 68x73 inches overall, dissected into 16 segments and backed with original linen, selvage and marbled paper self-wrappers; light staining, minor surface abrasions and small punctures. Syracuse, NY: Robert Pearsall Smith, 1860
A well-preserved folding 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).