Hammond’s Enlarged Road Map of the Country Around New York 1912 Haskell 1736 Printed on Linen

$2,500.00

Haskell, Manhattan Maps 1736. Scale 1 inch = 2 miles. 29 inches x 38 ½ inches, colored, printed on linen. The copy offered here is printed on linen and in color, without the cover, as issued by the publisher C. S. Hammond. The map shows roads, as well as road quality, interurban transportation lines, administrative boundaries, shipping piers, tunnels and canals.

Description

[New York] Hammond’s Enlarged Road Map of the Country Around New York. New York: C. S. Hammond & Co., 1912. Haskell, Manhattan Maps 1736. Scale 1 inch = 2 miles. 29 inches x 38 ½ inches, colored, printed on linen. Two small areas shown added coloring by a prior owner. Condition is fine, showing folds in the fabric. Copies were located at the American Geographical Society, the American Museum of Natural History and the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. The copy at the American Museum of Natural History is on paper with a cover. The copy at the University of Wisconsin is described as being “mounted on linen.” The copy offered here is printed on linen and in color, without the cover, as issued by the publisher C. S. Hammond. The map shows roads, as well as road quality, interurban transportation lines, administrative boundaries, shipping piers, tunnels and canals.

Detail showing map scale and legend, C.S. Hammond’s copyright information dated 1912, in color.
Detail of the map, showing Manhattan with colored lines of transportation.