New York City Manhattan Brooklyn Plan 1872 Mitchell large map Jersey HobokenBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
New York and Brooklyn.
(United States, New York, New York City, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Jersey City, Hoboken, Hudson River, Easy River, Central Park, Governor's Island, Ellis Island).
Issued c. 1872, Philadelphia by S.A. Mitchell.
Fine 19th century engraved (lithographed) map, with original hand color. Mitchell maps of this mid-century era were issued with a range of variant decorative borders.
Attractive example, pleasing age patina, short splits at centerfold ends closed on reverse with archival tape and all but invisible if map were laid open flat for display. Overall clean, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 15 1/4" H x 25" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 13 3/4" H x 22 1/2" W.
Original center fold as issued.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.