James Lyne's Survey: Or, As It is More Commonly Known The Bradford Map a Plan of the City of New York at the Time of the Granting of the Montgomery Charter in 1731


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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1900, First edition, one of 170 copies on Holland paper. 8vo; thirty-eight pp.; illustrated with three folding maps. A fine copy in original gilt-stamped blue cloth. Controversy surrounds the authenticity of copies of the Bradford Map allegedly printed from the original engraved copper plate. Loring, an owner of one of the two known copies, analyzes the various copies and compares them to the original. With a chronological list of the copies of the Bradford Map which have been published since 1834. (Item ID: 005762)

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