New-York As It Is in 1834 and Citizensí Advertising Directory

Williams, Edwin

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New York, J. Disturnell, 1834, Full title: "New-York as it is, in 1834; and citizens' advertising directory. : Containing, a general description of the city and environs, list of officers, public institutions, and other useful information; for the convenience of citizens, as a book of reference, and a guide to strangers. With a correct map of the city." This highly detailed description of New York and its environs provides information and data about the increasingly complex and cosmopolitan city. Engraved map, restored and backed with Japan paper extends to the cities of Brooklyn and Williamsburg, identifies all the streets and shows with hatching the extent of the built-up areas. With the attached folded map inside the back cover, full gilt-stamped black leather, skillfully re-backed to match, with the original gilt-stamped spine glued on, in a later well-made slipcase covered in black textured paper and lined in marbleized paper. (Item ID: 012686)



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