The Wharves, Piers and Slips, Belonging to the Corporation of the City of New York 1868: North River


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New York: Commissioners of Sinking Fund, 1868, A survey of the wharves, piers, and docks on the North [Hudson] River belonging to the city in 1868, with notes on their condistion, proposed extensions, and costs of estimated repairs. Plates show the plan of each structure outlined and platted with its location on the shore, depth of water at low tide, nearby streets, etc., at 120 feet to the inch scale.Showing piers from Albany Street to 155th Street. Hudson [North] River volume only. First edition. Oblong 4to (12 x 9.25 inches); pp. (iv), 8; 65 hand-colored plates with facing page of explanation. Offsetting to a few plates; a few plates spoiled; plates bright and clean overall, in gilt leather-backed boards with wear to extremities and to front joint; scuffing to cloth boards. A good copy. (Item ID: 012621)

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