VIEWS IN NEW-YORK AND ITS ENVIRONS, … from Accurate, Characteristic & Picturesque Drawings, Taken on the Spot, Expressly for This Work, by Dakin, Architect … With historical, topographical & critical illustrations by Theodore S. Fay, assisted by several distinguished literary gentlemen. Theodore S. FAY.
VIEWS IN NEW-YORK AND ITS ENVIRONS, … from Accurate, Characteristic & Picturesque Drawings, Taken on the Spot, Expressly for This Work, by Dakin, Architect … With historical, topographical & critical illustrations by Theodore S. Fay, assisted by several distinguished literary gentlemen
VIEWS IN NEW-YORK AND ITS ENVIRONS, … from Accurate, Characteristic & Picturesque Drawings, Taken on the Spot, Expressly for This Work, by Dakin, Architect … With historical, topographical & critical illustrations by Theodore S. Fay, assisted by several distinguished literary gentlemen
VIEWS IN NEW-YORK AND ITS ENVIRONS, … from Accurate, Characteristic & Picturesque Drawings, Taken on the Spot, Expressly for This Work, by Dakin, Architect … With historical, topographical & critical illustrations by Theodore S. Fay, assisted by several distinguished literary gentlemen

VIEWS IN NEW-YORK AND ITS ENVIRONS, … from Accurate, Characteristic & Picturesque Drawings, Taken on the Spot, Expressly for This Work, by Dakin, Architect … With historical, topographical & critical illustrations by Theodore S. Fay, assisted by several distinguished literary gentlemen

New York: Peabody & Co., 1831 (-1834). First edition, six parts [of eight eventually published]. 4to. iv, [5]-50 pp. 22 engraved views of New York on 11 leaves, double-page hand-colored folding map of lower Manhattan; also bound in are the front wrapper from Part I, the prospectus that was included in part two, and the notice concerning the appearance of the map. The engraved views include "Broadway from the Park," "Bowling Green," "Residence of Philip Hone, Esq.," "City Hall," "Navy Yard," "Leroy Place," "Shot Tower," "Elysian Fields Hoboken," "City Hotel, Trinity & Grace Churches," "Lunatic Asylum," "Merchant's Room Exchange," and 11 others. Sabin 54712. Howes F-64. BAL 5686. Deak "Picturing America," 399: "Fascinating glimpses of New York in the 1830s." Stokes "Iconography of Manhattan," 3: 599-603. Later half-sheep and marbled boards (rubbed, spine eroded, boards detached); lacking the engraved title page and the final two parts, tissue guards heavily foxed, some foxing to the plates. A good copy of a substantial portion of a book issued in parts; complete copies are rare. Item #65814

Price: $1,250.00

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