New York: Valentine's "History of the City". 1853
[Valentine, David T.] "History of the City of New York" G.P. Putam & Co., 1853. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt spine and pressed cover design. With seven fold-outs, including maps of New Netherlands early lower New York, a cart fort, the city in 1755, and in 1852 (showing the streets superposed with the old estates and high-water lines). Two maps with paper and glassine tape repairs.
An exceptional resource and look at the city as it was.
Age toned, with rubbed and bumped covers, some chipping a top of spine otherwise in very good condition.