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Description:This large original antique lithograph map of the political divisions of New York city, printed on both sides, by George Hayward was published in the 1869 edition of D T Valentines Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York or Valentines Manual.
General Definitions:Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stablePaper color : - off whiteAge of map color: - OriginalColors used: - Blue, pink, red, green, yellowGeneral color appearance: - AuthenticPaper size: - 39in x 9in (990mm x 230mm)Plate size: - 39in x 9in (990mm x 230mm)Margins: - Min 1/4in (2mm)
Imperfections:Margins: - NonePlate area: - Folds as issuedVerso: - Folds as issued
Valentine, David Thomas 1801 - 1869As the Clerk of the Common Council of New York City, Valentine edited and published a series of books on the history and contemporary facts of New York City entitled Manual of the Corporation Of The City of New York. They became know as Valentines Manuals with updates published annually, between 1841 & 1870. Valentine used his manuals to produce some of the rarest and most important maps & views of the city of New York, some of which occasionally appear on the market. His contribution to the historical record of New York city cannot be over stated.