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DOCUMENTS RELATIVE TO THE COLONIAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; PROCURED IN HOLLAND, ENGLAND AND FRANCE (VOL 5 OF 10)

By O'Callaghan, E B

Albany: Weed Parsons. GOOD book. Clean, tight & sound. Text bright & clean.. 1855. 1st edition.. Hardcover.. GOOD book. Folio 985pp. Shelfworn but tight & sound. Backstrip with many large tears & chips. Very occasional, light, foxing. .

$28.00

MAP of the COUNTY of ORLEANS by David H Burr
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MAP of the COUNTY of ORLEANS by David H Burr

By Burr, David

Burr. NEAR FINE map. Map #49 from Burr's 1829 New York State Atlas.. 1829. 1st edition. Hardcover.. NEAR FINE map. Hand colored in shades of olive, light green & light pink. 15.5"x12.75" @ plate marks. Overall 20"x16" . Engraved by Rawdon, Clark of Albany & Rawdon, Wright of N York. Plate marks 15.5"x12.75", map about 2" less in both dimensions. Few spots or areas of light aging, foxing or soiling. BUT: verso heavily browned, likely from contact with acidic matt paper. This browning only on verso. In 1829 the Erie Canal had been open for less than ten years. About half the lots are numbered and their owners can be identified. No individual houses are marked. There are a half dozen symbols for mills, churches, etc. From Burr's "ATLAS of the STATE of NEW YORK", just the 2nd atlas of an American state. Burr was a protege of Simeon De Witt, George Washington's chief map maker. After the Revolutionary War De Witt was NYS surveyor General, under whose auspices this map was published ..... as stated on the map. .

$125.00