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William W. Mather:  Geological Map of Long & Staten Islands with the Environs of New York, by W.W. Mather ... from the Topographical Surveys of J. Calvin Smith, Endicott, New York, 1842





Title: Geological Map of Long & Staten Islands with the Environs of New York, by W.W. Mather ... from the Topographical Surveys of J. Calvin Smith, Endicott, New York, 1842

Map Maker: William W. Mather

Place / Date: New York / 1842

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 51 x 22 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 29638


Description:

Remarkable large format map of Long Island and Staten Island, with contiguous parts of Manhattan, Westchester County and Southern Connecticut, published by WW Mather in connection with his important work on the geology of the region.

Published prior to the explosive growth on Long Island, Mather's map extends from New Jersey and Staten Island eastward as Montauk and Fisher’s Island. Includes parts of Westchester, New Jersey, Rockland County, and the Connecticut Coast. 

Shows the partially completed Long Island Railroad as well as smaller roads and towns. Notes various important Long Island communities including the East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Southampton, Amaganset, Riverhead, and Sag Harbor, among others. In many cases individual buildings are detailed.  

The first large format Geological map of the region and an essential map for Long Island collectors.


Condition Description: Cleaned. Color re-touched.


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