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This is a small selection of our inventory of antique New York City, NY maps and prints. Additional inventory is available. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 

1855 Preliminary Chart of Hudson River, New York from Teller's Point to the Mouth. Map folded in half. Survey of the Coast of
the United States.
37 x 16 in. $350

1866 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled,
 "Washington Market,
New York City."
 Sketched  by Stanley Fox.
16 x 11 in. $60

1888 New Washington Market, NYC. Beautiful hand colored engraving shows the Market in background. Fine aerial view. Foreground shows dozens of horse-drawn produce carts ready to unload. Harper's.
16x10-1/2 in. $60

1881 Public School Teaching Print. This professionally hand watercolored print is from the Sept. 17, 1881 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Entitled "New York City--Opening of the Public Schools, September 5th--An Exhibition of the Calisthenic Exercises." It shows a room full of children doing exercises, with a woman in front playing the piano. This print is in excellent condition. 11" x 16" $50

1885 Columbia College. Three great hand colored views from
Harper's Weekly.
Size: 16x11 in. $50

1838 New York City Bartlett view, from Weehawken. Bartlett hand colored steel engraved view of the River and City. 9-1/2x7 in. $60

1883 New York City. Boycotted- A Scene on a Business Street in New York City. This hand colored engraving is from the January, 1883 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated and shows a boy yelling into a Jewish owned business "I say, Mister, what'll yer give me for a customer?" 11x16 in. $60

1883 New York City-Scenes on the Petroleum Exchange, New Street. This hand colored engraving has nine scenes of oil men conducting business at the Petroleum Exchange. This genuine antique print is from the July, 1883 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
11x16 in. $60

Manhattan Beach - 1879 Rare hand colored wood engraving from The Daily Graphic depicting the opening of the season at
Manhattan Beach, NY.
20 x 13-1/2 in. $80

1840 New York City Hall. Bartlett hand colored steel engraving of building and park in foreground. 9-1/2 x 7 in. $50

At Washington Market, New York. Hand colored engraving shows congestion with crowds of merchants, buyers, carts, produce etc. From the September 14, 1878 issue of Harper's Weekly.
 11x16 in. $60

1873 Nast Print: Tammany Boss Tweed. This print is from the December 13, 1873 issue of Harper's Weekly. It is an authentic professionally watercolored engraving - cartoon drawn by Thomas Nast, the most famous political cartoonist of the 19th century. The cartoon pertains to the arrest and incarceration of Boss Tweed, who controlled the political machine of New York City in the mid 1800s. It shows Justice (portrayed as a beautiful woman) locking a cell door marked "W.M. Tweed." To the left of Tweed's Cell, is an open cell door marked "Next." 11x16 $60

1871 Rare Fifth Avenue Hotel. Reading Room view. Gives an excellent idea of the activity of the business people in this top hotel. Hand colored from Every Saturday. 14-1/2x10-1/2 in. $50

1838 New York Bay. Bartlett hand colored steel engraved view
from the telegraph station.
10-1/2x8-1/2 in. $80

Rare 1886 "Preparing the Statue of Liberty on Bledsoe's Island, for the Formal Unvailing on October 28th, -- Present Condition of the Work, New York." This rare hand colored wood engraving was featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
22-1/2 x 16 in. $300
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1889 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engravings titled, "Houses of the New York and the Manhattan Athletic Clubs." Drawn by  
Highson Hawley.
16 x 11 in. $60

1886 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "New York Architecture -- The Tiffany and Marquand Houses." Drawn by Hughson Hawley.
16 x 11 in. $50

1861 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled,
"The Second Fire Zouaves
of New York."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50

1837 Hand colored steel engraving titled, "The Narrows From Staten Island." Published for the Proprietors by  Geo. Virtue, London.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $60

1873 Hand colored wood engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City, -- Among the Poor -- A Summer Evening Scene at the Five Points." Sketched by Matt Morgan. Image shows an impoverished family resting against the side of a building as they try caring for their young.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50

1886 New York City Tobogganing Scene. Color, wood engraving published in an 1886 issue of Harper's Weekly shows a tobogganing scene in New York City. 11x16 in. $50

1839 Bartlett View of New York City. Hand colored steel engraving by W.H. Bartlett, titled "View of New York, from Weehawken." Shows the city from a distance, with sailing boats passing by in the foreground. 8x10 in. $60

1889: Bronx New York, Claremont Park. Interesting, hand colored engravings from Harper's Weekly. Center engraving is a map of the Bronx and Westchester County NY, showing the locations of sites that were under consideration for the International Exposition of 1892. Top and bottom images show scenes in Claremont Park, which was one of the possible sites. 11x16 in. $50

1884 Polish Market in New York City. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "A Polish Trading Post in New York." A large crowd is shown gathered at a New York intersection, buying and selling various goods. 11x16 in. $60

1873 Scene: Tompkins Square, New York City. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Tompkins Square, New York: Out for a Breath of Fresh Air." A crowd of people is shown walking in the park, enjoying a summer day.
 11x16 in. $60

Central Park, NY ‘The Bridge’ – Currier and Ives. Small folio – original period all wood frame. Very good condition.
13 7/8 x 17 7/8 Frame Size - $495

1872 Hand colored steel engraving titled, "The Terrace Central Park." Engraved by D.
Appleton & Co., New York.
12-1/2 x 9 in. $50

1863 Hand colored lithograph showing the "View of Harlaem from Morisania in the Province
 of New York, September, 1765."
11 x 7 in. $80

1883 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "New York City -- The Old and the New -- Opening of the Recently Completed Fulton Market
"Featured in Frank Leslie's
 Illustrated Newspaper.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50

1885 Hand colored wood engraving showing the progress of the work on the Statue of Liberty on Bedloe's Island. Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
11 x 9-1/2 in. $40

1881 Wood engravings showing Bartoldi's Statue of Liberty -- Minister Morton Driving the
First Rivet in the Pedestal, in
right engraving.
11 x 7 in. $30

1889: Tennis in New York City Central Park. Large, hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The North Meadows, Central Park. A Proposed Site for Some of the Buildings of the World's Fair of 1892." Men and women are shown playing tennis on the grass. In the foreground, a man is chatting with four women as he rolls
up a tennis net.
 16x22 in. $150

1855 New York City Firemen's Parade. Hand colored, engraved view from an 1855 issue of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Title is "The Late Firemen's Third Annual Parade in the City of New York." Text around the image describes the parade, and lists the names of participants. Image underneath is a view of the English and
French naval fleets in
 Besika Bay, near the Dardanelles.
16x22 in. $80

1859 Three New York City Views. The Dining Room of the Fifth Avenue Hotel on Madison Square, Ladies' Drawing Room in the Fifth Avenue Hotel, Exterior of the Fifth Avenue Hotel on Madison Square, New York. This double page, hand colored engraving is from the October, 1859 edition of
Harper's Weekly.
size: 16x22 in. $80


1874 New York City- The Summer Exodus to Europe. This double page, hand colored engraving is from the 1874 June edition of Harper's Weekly. This antique print shows 6 vies of people boarding the the steamer ships: departure of the steamer "State of Virginia" of the state line from pier 36 on Saturday May 30th, the English traveler, the inquisitive passenger, crossing the line, "Heave Ahoy!"-sailors' chorus, the American traveler.
Size: 16x22 in. $100

1852 scene of a proposed bridge over Broadway in New York City. Title of print is "Plan for the relief of Broadway, Presented to the Common Council October 4, 1852 by John T. Dodge, Street Commissioner" Hand colored lithograps is in very good condition with some of the original
creases showing.
6.5x9.5 $60

"Union Civil War rally held in Union Square, New York City. The image is from The Illustrated London News dated May 18, 1861. The caption reads "The 'Union' mass meeting held in Union Square, New York on the 20th of April.
This hand colored wood
engraving is in excellent condition.
11x16 in. $60

Antique view drawn by Howard Pyle. This spectacular hand colored engraving was produced by Pyle for Harper's Weekly the Christmas of 1880. Titled "Christmas
Morning in Old New York."
 22x16 in. $200

Washington Market, New York - Thanksgiving Time. Hand colored view shows congestion with crowds of merchants, buyers, carts, produce etc. From the November 30, 1872 issue of Harper's Weekly.
16x22 in. $150

Erie Grain Elevator, showing Blackboard Room, Floating Elevator, Grain Sifter and Cleaner, Transfering Grain on Endless Belt and The Elevator. From the December 30, 1882 issue of Harper's Weekly.
16x11 in. $60

1866 The Moral, Social, Architectural, And Business Contrasts Of New York City. Hand colored wood engraving published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on July 14, 1866. Several scenes depicting people in different social categories out and about in New York City. 16x22in. $150

New York World's Fair Picture Map - 1963 Color Herman Bollmann color picture map for the
New York World's Fair.
43-1/2 x 33-1/2 in. $1,500

1853 Hand colored wood engravings from Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Top engraving shows The City of New York, As Seen From the East River; Bottom engraving shows The City of New York, As Seen From the North River. Page is titled, "A Fine Panoramic Representation of The City of New York, The Metropolis of The United States.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $60

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1887 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City -- An Afternoon At the Central Park Menagerie." Several scenes of zoo animals are shown at the
 New York City Zoo.
16 x 11 in. $50

Early 1900s Hand colored lithograph showing the "View of the Ruins After the Great Fire in New York, Dec. 16th & Dec. 17th, 1835, As Seen from Exchange Place." Published by L.P. Clover, New York. Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1836 by L.P. Clover in the Office
of the Southern District
of New York.
29 x 23 in. $225

New York & Vicinity by FW Beers 1867. Large format. Shows railroads, counties, towns, and roads. Very good condition.
29 x 28 in. $495

New York Auction Scene. New York City auction sale of Bric-a-Brac from Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia 1872. Crowds of buyers inspecting items and looking at catalogs. Hand colored wood engraving.
15 x 9 1/2 in. $50

Castle Gardens. 1879. Boatload of immigrants arriving in NYC. German language Frank Leslies'. Hand colored, wood engraving.
16 x 11 in. $60

Purim – Hebrew Home for Aged. 1874. Celebration at 328 West 32nd St., NYC. $10k was raised by Lazarus Morgenthau for the Orphan Asylum. Wood engraving.
8 x 10 in. $30

Cornell University Medical School, New York City.
(Plate 157) 1901. McKim, Mead & White. Showing the buildings exterior view, detail of elevation and the first floor plan. Half-tone print.
14 x 19 in. $80

009lab: Riotous Communist Working Men. 1874 Mounted Police driving rioters from Tompkins square. Wood engraving. Rare picture.
10 5/8 x 15 in. $40

Moon Festival 1884. New York City - “Waiting for a glimpse of the Moon.” -Rare early print. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 x 15 5/8 in. $50

Columbia University Library, New York City. 1893. McKim, Mead & White. Plate 48.
14 x 19 3/4 in. $150

Radio City Music Hall Pictorial. 1937. 16pp photo filled souvenir. Color cover and centerfold. Large format.

10 x 14 in. $40

“Pennsylvania Station in New York City.” 1910 Pamphlet published by the Pennsylvania RR. Pictorial covers, 24pp of illustrations and text including a plan.

7 x 5 in. $60

The Centennial of the Inaguration of George Washington as first President of The United States -- The Sub-Treasury Building Decorated - New York City. Also shown are portraits of prominet participants in the literary exercies at the sub-treasury building. 1889 Frank Leslies'. Hand colored, wood engraving.

11 x 16 in. $90

Mayfair House. 610 Park Ave. 1926. Real Estate ad for newly completed ready for occupancy building in Lenox Hall.

6 x 9 in. $40

Smuggling Cigars into New York City. 10 scenes depicting the process on how they smuggled the cigars into the city. 1875 Frank Leslie's. Wood engraving.

11 x 15 3/4 in. $40

New York - Commercial and Geographical of relations with the rest of the world in 1868. Areas including Birdseye views of Honolulu, Hong Kong, Panama and UPRR. Hand colored, wood engraving.

15 x 22 in. $80

Central Park 1868. Rare early view of the Terrace and general plan. Hand colored, wood engraving from Engineering Magazine.

13 x 20 3/8 in. $350

NY Bay - Romer and Flynn's Shoals 1853. From Coney Island to Sandy Hook. Hand colored, lithograph by U.S. Coast Survey.

13 x 16 in. $125

The Morning of Inauguration Day. 1880 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving showing busy colonial street scene in New York City, where George Washington was inaugurated. New 13-star flag flies from a building.

16 x 21 7/8 in. $150

View of the Ruins After the Great Fire in New York. Dec. 16th & 17th 1835 as seen from Exchange Place by W.J Bennett. Published by Lewis Clover. 1836. Hand colored, aquatint.

22 5/8 x 29 in. $1200

1850 City of New York by Cowperthwait. Detailing buildings, hotels, churches, hotels and places of interest. Hand colored, lithograph.

13 1/2 x 17 in. $750

Out-door Summer Amusements -- The Swings in Central Park. 1871 Haper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.

10 x 15 in. $60

View from Fort Hamilton, New York Harbor. 1879 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.

10 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. $60

NYC Pocket Map 1948 Walker. Shows Manhattan north of 40th St. and much of Brooklyn and Williamsburg. Legend shows Masonic and Odd Fellows lodges marked Ferry Routes shown also shows public buildings, churches, parks, street names, colleges, U.S. Navy Yard, docks and wharfs. Different colors for numbered preciencts. Originally taped, residue remains. Lower fold crease.

18 3/4 x 24 in. $1,250

View in Central Park, Promenade, June 1858. Hand colored, lithograph. Illustrated by George Hayward.
7 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. $125

The Terrible Disaster at the New York approach of the East River Bridge - New York City. May 30th - Rejmoving of the bodies of the killed and injured. 1883 Frank Leslies. Wood engraving.
10 1/2 x 15 1/5 in. $60

Irish Riot at Elm Park. Protestants v. Catholics. 1870. Guns, clubs, and mayhem. Wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $50

1852 Map of New York City by George Hayward. Numbered key of 33 places of interest, including streets, houses of worship, fortifications, farms, burial grounds, "The Cage and Stocks," "The Whitehall Battery of 16 guns," "The Fort Well and Pump," and the full-length fortification wall that was the original "Wall Street."

10 x 16 in. $180

New York Bay and Harbor 1857. Hand colored Nautical chart done by the U.S. Coast Survey office in 1857. Showing light houses, sea depth, and sailing directions.

28 x 33 in. $550

1864 Thomas Nast Central Park in Winter - Several wood engraved scenes surrounding center image depicting sledding, Jack Frost standing amid icicles, skating in New York Skating Club, horse riding, warming up by a stovepipe heater, people sipping hot beverages and children eating pastries, and skating on a frozen pond.
22 x 16 in. $180

1907 Colored half-tone cover from Leslie's Illustrated Weekly showing, "May-Day in Central Park, New York." Drawn by G.W. Peters. Image shows young boys and girls
all dancing around
the May Pole.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40

1865 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly title, "Central Park, New York City -- The Grand Drive." Sketched by A.R. Waud.
22 1/2 x 16 in. $175

1881 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City, -- The Threatened Water Famine -- Extraordinary Precautions of the Fire Department; The Midnight Alarm." This image captures the drama of the firemen getting ready for the call.
16 x 12 in. $80

1866 Hand colored wood engravings showing New York City's water supply which shows system prior to Croton. This was featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Fifteen images on double-page."
22 x 16 in. $120

1863 Homer Winslow wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Great Sumter Meeting in Union Square, New York, April 11, 1863."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50

1861 Homer Winslow double-paged wood engraving titled, "Great Fair Given at the City Assembly Rooms, New York, December, 1861, In Aid of the City Poor." Featured in Harper's Weekly, this scene takes place at the Sanitary Fair which was the precursor to the Red Cross.
15-1/2 x 21 in. $80

1857 Hand colored wood engraving showing New York Harbor. An Early Marine View of NY Harbor. Included are a large sidewheel and sailing ship and other boats.Featured in Ballou's Drawing-Room Companion.
22 x 15 in. $180

1884 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing the Laying of the Corner-Stone of the Pedestal for the Bartholdi Statue of Liberty. Drawn by Schell and Hogan.
16 x 11 in. $100 

New York Bay. Beautifully hand colored steel engraving Published by Herrmann J  Meyer "From Staten Island near the Light House"  Meyer's Universum Dated 1850
10 3/8 x 7 in. $75

1835 Chart of map of the County of New York. Copper engraving. Showing Randel's Island, East and Harlem Rivers, Long Island Sound and Part of Great Barn. Edwin Smith, City Surveyor.  *Matted.
12 1/4 x 11 in. $150

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