Atlas of New York City, 23rd & 24th Wards Borough of the Bronx. George W. Bromley, Walter S.
Atlas of New York City, 23rd & 24th Wards Borough of the Bronx.
Atlas of New York City, 23rd & 24th Wards Borough of the Bronx.
Atlas of New York City, 23rd & 24th Wards Borough of the Bronx.

Atlas of New York City, 23rd & 24th Wards Borough of the Bronx.

Philadelphia: G. W. Bromley and Co, 1897. Hardcover. A scarce atlas which details the Bronx before the Botanical Garden & the Bronx Zoo were in place. Elephant folio with 48 lithographed colored maps on thick paper, as issued. The double page maps measure 32 1/2 x 22 1/2". The detailed maps are handsome, recording the properties, the position of buildings on the block & their owners. The area covered is Crotona Park including "Bronx Park"- the Botanical Garden and Zoo are not yet built. Includes Fordham University; Jerome Park area; Van Cortlandt Park & north to the Hudson River & the Woodlawn Cemetery; Riverdale, University Heights, Morrisana, City Island. Hart's Island, the quarantine island, is to the east. the eastern limit goes to Throgs Neck, and bordered on the south by the East River. Original blind & gilt stamped black cloth covered boards, gilt dull. Binding sturdy, leather spine is perished, and covered at some point with black tape which is flapping. The binding is sturdy. OCLC: 16746229 which cites copies at NYPL, Cornell & CUNY. In very nice condition overall. Very good overall. Item #24138

Price: $1,250.00

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