Folding hand-colored map in original brown embossed cloth pocket covers with gilt title "Map of the city of Newark, N. J. 1873" of front cover. Map size: 18 3/4 x 15 inches. Rare separately issued map by the Martin R. Dennis Co. "Wholesale and retail dealers in Books and Stationery, Mercantile and Job Printers, Book-Binders and Manufacturers of First Class Blank Books". The map shows city streets with important buildings drawn and named, including public schools, churches, foundries, mills, breweries, etc. Railroads, reservoirs, and ship canals (including the proposed New York and Newark Bay Ship Canal) are also shown. Each ward, park and cemetery is separately hand-colored. A system of concentric distance rings are displayed emanating from the intersection of Broad and Market streets. At the time of this writing, the only example of this map recorded in OCLC is a partial photocopy. *** Condition: Covers clean but the lower spine is split. Map has some short clean splits at fold intersections and about a 1 inch tear to the lower left edge that just enters into the image. Overall very good. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: (Pocket Map) City of Newark, Essex Co., N. J...
Publisher: Martin R. Dennis & Co.
Publication Date: 1873
Binding: Original Pocket Covers
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition (?)
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