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Stock# 51568
Description

Detailed engraved folding map of Lower Manhattan north to approximately 23rd Street.

The map is hand-colored by ward, and it contains an expansive list of points of interest. The list, which runs to 107 places located by coordinates, includes churches, libraries, museums, prisons, a synagogue, schools, etc.

The map appeared in Reise Sr. Hoheit des herzogs Bernhard zu Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach durch Nord-Amerika in den jahren 1825 und 1826.

The map illustrates the travels of Prince Carl Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. After serving as a colonel during the Battle of Waterloo and the Battle of Quatre Bras, he traveled extensively in the United States in 1825-26 and published his accounts.

Condition Description
Light offsetting.