is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique
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,
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
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
1896 Color maps showing Manhattan, NYC on bottom right, and Wien (Vienna) next on the left, London, top right, and Berlin, top left. Four maps in one. Featured in Bibliographisches Institut in Leipzig.
12 x 9-1/2 in. $80
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
1884 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty -- Beginning the Work of Removal."
Drawn by B.W. Clinedinst.
16 x 11 in. $80
1889 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engravings titled, "Houses of the New York and the Manhattan Athletic Clubs." Drawn by
16 x 11 in. $60
1897 Hand colored half-tone from Harper's Weekly titled, "Rapid Transit for New York -- The Proposed Underground and Elevated Railroad." Drawn by W. Louis Sonntag, Jun. View shows the Manhattan Valley Viaduct,
along the Boulevard
from 129th Street.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50
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
Hand colored wood engraving titled, "A New-York River-Front."
Page is part of
12-1/2 x 9-1/4 in. $40
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
1884: Building the Statue of Liberty. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, showing the Statue of Liberty under construction before it was shipped to New York. In the top right corner there is a small portrait of Bartholdi, the sculptor.
11x16 in. $80
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
1873 Hand colored wood engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City, -- Department of Docks the Mammoth Derrick Placing Foundation Blocks of Artificial Stone in Position, At the Work-Yard, Foot of Gansevoort Street, North River."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60
New York City, Valentine’s View of Market Slip, 1859 - A wonderful lithograph print showing a view of the Market Slip from the corner of Cherry street, today Market Slip is located on the East River between Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridges. The print provides an amazingly detailed view of the Slip that includes Valentine & Son Flour stores, a man touching the brim of his cap, horses, buggies, various carts, wooden barrels and ships in the background with American flags. From Valentine’s Manual of the Corporation of New York, 1860. Condition: Very good, small margins, two barely noticeable folds,
great original color.
size 8.5 x 6 image
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
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
11 x 7 in. $30
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. $80
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
1887 The Centennial of the Constitution- The Military Parade Passing the Mayor's Stand, City Hall. This hand colored engraving is from the September, 1887 edition of Harper's Weekly.
size: 11x16 in. $60
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
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
A May-Day at the Central Park Plaza. From the May 17, 1890 issue of Harper's Weekly.
16x11 in. $60
The Grill Room of the New York Yacht Club From 1901
issue of Harper's Weekly.
16x22 in. $150
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
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
New York City, Brooklyn, Jersey City, Hoboken, etc. Published by Gray's Atlas. 1875. Shows Streets, Rail lines, Waterways, Ferries, Central Park, and other landmarks. Inset shows the Upper part of New York City, with adjacnet portion of Westchester County. Hand colored, lithograph.
17 x 24 in. $400
New York View Book. 1890. Oblong format 25 albertype views of important buildings, Birdseye views and other top spots.
10 x 12 ¼ in. $45
Radio City Music Hall Pictorial. 1937. 16pp photo filled souvenir. Color cover and centerfold. Large format.
10 ½ x 14 ¼ in. $40
King’s New York Views, 1895. 1st Edition. Oversized softcover. 100 views, mainly of forgotten buildings, ad for Crawford Shoe on front and rear cover as well as birdseye view of Manhattan. 24pp, inner covers both have ads.
10 1/8 x 14 5/8 in. $60
1939 World’s Fair “Thirty Historic Places in Greater New York.” By Everett Peterson. Pub: City History Club of New York. 2 Maps plus b/w photos. 10pp.
7 1/8 x 9 ¼ in. $35
“Pennsylvania Station in New York City.” 1910 Pamphlet published by the Pennsylvania RR. Pictorial covers, 24pp of illustrations and text including a plan.
7 ½ x 5 in. $60
Pocket Map. 1888 New York City. Includes lower Manhattan, some Brooklyn and New Jersey. **Good condition, 2 small patches, a few mends.
23 x 28 in. $600
Rare striking view of New York City from Governors Island in 1816. View shows the harbor with ships, soldiers, fishermen, commerce, and fortifications at Fort Columbus. Hand colored.
18 x 9 5/8 in. $300
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 ½ x 33 in. $550
A rare hand colored map issued by Asher & Adams in 1871. Highlighting New York City and it's surrounding counties, Putman, Rockland, Westchester, Richmond, Queens, Kings, and Suffolk. Also includes a New York time indicator, showing what time it is in various cities when it's noon in Albany.
24 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. $400
A rare hand colored wood engraving celebrating the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1883. Drawn by Charles Grahm. Supplement to Harper's Weekly.
16 x 22 in. $300
1877 Hand colored map of New York City and Brooklyn, by S. Augustus Mitchell, with an inset of the northern portion of New York City.
15.5 x 23 in. $350
New York Bay and Harbor. A rare U.S. Coast survey chart showing New York and its environs surveyed by F.R. Hassler and produced in 1845 on thicker paper using the electrotype process.
38 x 30.5 in. $2200
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