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Datum der Auktion: 31.10.2007

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VAN TWILLER, Wouter (c. 1580-1656) and STUYVESANT, Petrus (c. 1612-1672...

Manuscript vellum document signed by the Colonial Governor of New Amsterdam "C. W. Van Twiller," written in Dutch, confirming the purchase of 3600 acres of land from Indians on Long Island by Wolfert Gerritsz van Couwenhoven and Andries Hudde .
Eÿlandt Manhatans,” 6 June 1636. 1 page (13x18 inches

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Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 75.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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STUYVESANT, Petrus (c. 1612-1672). - Manuscript document signed "P...

Manuscript document signed "P Stuyvesant," in Dutch, issued to Wolfert Gerritsz van Couwenhoven and the inhabitants of New Amesfoort, granting a plot of land on Long Island.
Fort Amsterdam” [New York], 19 April 1657. 1 page, with original deckle edged (13x16 inches, 325x405 mm). Countersigned below

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Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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NICOLLS, Richard (1624-1672). - Manuscript document signed affirming that...

Manuscript document signed affirming that Couwenhoven's land upon his death had been sold to Elbert Elberts and confirming the new ownership of the plot.
Fort James in New York,” 1 November 1667. 2 pages (16 ½ x 12 ¾ inches, 420x325 mm). Text in the hand of and countersigned by Matthias Nicolls, red

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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SMITH, William (1727-1803) - Some Thoughts on Education: With Reasons for...

Some Thoughts on Education: With Reasons for Erecting a College in this Province, and fixing the same at the City of New-York .
New York: James Parker, 1752. Octavo (7 ¼ x 4 ½ inches, 180x110 mm). Modern boards. Condition: Foxing, terminal leaf in expert facsimile. Provenance : Abraham Keteltas

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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NEW YORK. - Laws of New-York, from 1691, to 1751, inclusive .

Laws of New-York, from 1691, to 1751, inclusive .
New York: James Parker, 1752. Folio (13x8 ¾ inches, 330x220 mm). Modern cloth. Condition: Scattered foxing and browning; binding faded and soiled. Provenance : Peter Silvester 1734-1808 (contemporary signature on the title). first edition of an early

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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NEW YORK. - Journal of the Votes and Proceedings of the General Assembly of...

Journal of the Votes and Proceedings of the General Assembly of the Colony of New-York .
New-York: Hugh Gaine, 1764; 1766. 2 volumes. Folio (14 ¼ x 9 inches, 360x230 mm). Modern half calf. Condition: Scattered foxing and browning, minor chips and edge tears to the Index leaves in volume 2

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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NEW YORK. - Laws of the State of New-York, Comprising The Constitution, and...

Laws of the State of New-York, Comprising The Constitution, and The Acts of the Legislature since the Revolution .
New York: Hugh Gaine, 1789. Two volumes in one. Folio (14 ¾ x 10 inches, 375x255 mm). Later half morocco. Condition: Foxing, a few edge tears to the preliminary and terminal leaves

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Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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MAUDE, John. - Visit to the Falls of Niagara in 1800 .

Visit to the Falls of Niagara in 1800 .
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1826. Large octavo (10 ¼ x 7 inches, 260x180mm). Engraved mounted India proof additional title, 8 engraved mounted India proof plates, all by J. Cousen after Maude. extra-illustrated with a lithographed portrait of

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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WILLIAMSON, Charles]. - A Description of the Genesee Country, in the State...

A Description of the Genesee Country, in the State of New York: In which the Situation, Dimensions, Civil Divisions, Soil, Minerals, Produce, Lakes and Rivers, Curiosities, Climate, Navigation, Trade and Manufactures, Population, and other Interesting Matters Relative to that Country, are

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Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 750 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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NEW YORK STATE . - Moira. For Sale to Actual Settlers. This Township is...

Moira. For Sale to Actual Settlers. This Township is Situated in the County of Franklin, in the State of New-York; Sixty-Five Miles West from Plattsburgh, and Eleven from Malone, as the Road Now Runs [caption title].
New York]. 1 September 1815. Small broadside or handbill, with integral blank (10 x

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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AKERLY, Samuel (1785-1845). - An Essay on the Geology of the Hudson River...

An Essay on the Geology of the Hudson River, and the Adjacent Regions.
New York: A. T. Goodrich & Co., 1820. Duodecimo (7 ½ x 4 ¾ inches, 191x118 mm). Large, folding, hand-colored Geological Section. Publisher's boards. Condition: Foxing and soiling, dampstaining affecting the front pastedown and

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Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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FIREFIGHTING. - The Names and Places of Abode of the Members of the Common...

The Names and Places of Abode of the Members of the Common Council, Engineers, Firewardens, Foremen of the respective Engines and their Assistants, and Bell Ringers and Sextons .
New York:] P. & H. Van Pelt, [1821-1824]. Broadside (20 ½ x 16 ¾ inches, 520x425 mm). Signed in print by City Inspector

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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BROOKLYN. - Spooner's Brooklyn Directory, for the Year 1823 .

Spooner's Brooklyn Directory, for the Year 1823 .
Brooklyn: Alden Spooner, at the Office of the Long-Island Start, June 2, 1823. Duodecimo (6 ½ x 4 inches, 165x100 mm). Engraved map. Nineteenth century half morocco. Condition: Map trimmed to the neat line and paper backed, upper outer corner and the

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Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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FURMAN, Gabriel (1800-1854). - Notes Geographical and Historical, relating...

Notes Geographical and Historical, relating to the Town of Brooklyn, in Kings County on Long-Island.
Brooklyn: A. Spooner, 1824. Duodecimo (7 ¾ x4 ½ inches, 197x115 mm). Crushed morocco gilt with the spine in six compartments by Alfred Matthews, t.e.g., others uncut. Condition: Front free endpaper

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Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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COLDEN, Cadwallader D. (1769-1834). - Memoir, Prepared at the Request of a...

Memoir, Prepared at the Request of a Committee of the Common Council of The City of New York, and Presented to the Mayor of the City, at the Celebration of the Completion of the New York Canals.
New York: W. A. Davis, 1825. Small folio (9 ½ x 8 inches, 240x200 mm). 46 maps and plates, plus the

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Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 750 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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BURR, David H. (1803-1875). - An Atlas of the State of New York. Text by...

An Atlas of the State of New York. Text by Simeon De Witt.
New York: David H. Burr, 1829. Large folio (23x18 inches, 584x457 mm). Illustrated title with an engraved vignette of the Hudson near Fishkill, 49 (of 52) hand-colored engraved maps (lacking county maps of Westchester, Hamilton and Essex

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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BURR, David H. (1803-1875). - A Map of the State of New-York and the...

A Map of the State of New-York and the Surrounding Country…Designating County, Towns, Canals, Rail Roads, Senatorial & Congressional Divisions . [Issued with:] Map of the Counties of Ontario and Yates .
Ithaca: Stone & Clark, 1839. 2 hand-colored, folding pocket maps in one (20 x 24¾ inches

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Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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MITCHELL, S. Augustus (1792-1868). - Map of the State of New York Compiled...

Map of the State of New York Compiled from the Latest Authorities .
Philadelphia: Mitchell, 1834. Hand-colored engraved folding pocket map (17 x 20 ½ inches, 430x520 mm). Five insets. Folds into publisher's morocco gilt covers, stamped in gilt on the upper cover “Traveller's Map of New-York

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Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 750 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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MITCHELL, S. Augustus (1792-1868). - Map of the State of New York Compiled...

Map of the State of New York Compiled from the Latest Authorities .
Philadelphia: Mitchell, 1837. Hand-colored engraved folding pocket map (17 x 20 ½ inches, 430x520 mm). Five inset maps [see below]. Folds into publisher's blindstamped morocco, upper cover stamped in gilt “Traveller's Map of

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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WHARTON, Thomas K. (1814-1862). - Institute at Flushing .

Institute at Flushing .
New York: Endicott & Sweet, 1834. Lithograph, full? margins (image size 6x9 inches, 230x155 mm; sheet size 12 ½ x 19 ¾ inches, 315x500 mm). Condition: Toned overall, minor soiling and staining in the right margin, minor edge tears well outside the image. early lithographed

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Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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DISTURNELL, J.; publisher. - The Traveller's Guide through the State of New...

The Traveller's Guide through the State of New York, Canada, &c., Embracing a General Description of the City of New-York, The Hudson River Guide, and the Fashionable Tour to the Springs and Niagara Falls, with Steam-Boat, Rail-Road, and Stage Routes .
New York: Disturnell, 1836. 16mo (4 ¾ x 3 ¼

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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SMITH, J. Calvin. - Map of the State of New York Showing the Location of...

Map of the State of New York Showing the Location of Boundaries of Counties and Townships, Cities, Towns and Villages: the Courses of Rail Roads, Canals & Stage Roads .
New York: J. Disturnell, 1847. Hand-colored engraved folding pocket map (19 x 23½ inches, 480x595 mm). Two inset maps. Lacks the

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Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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NEW YORK STATE. - Notice sur Alpina. Terres Situées dans les Comtes de...

Notice sur Alpina. Terres Situées dans les Comtes de Jefferson et de Lewis, Etat de New-York.
Neauchatel: Imprimerie de Henri Wolfrath, 1847. Folding map of New York only (of 3); lacks the plate of the log house. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, 220x133 mm). Unbound, lacks the wrappers. Condition

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Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 750 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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ASTOR PLACE RIOT. - Working Men Shall Americans Or English Rule! In This...

Working Men Shall Americans Or English Rule! In This City? The crew of the British Steamer have threatened all Americans who shall dare to express their opinions this night at the English Aristocratic! Opera House! We advocate no violence but a free expression of opinion to all public men

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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ASTOR PLACE RIOT. - Americans! Arouse! The Great Crisis Has Come!! Decide...

Americans! Arouse! The Great Crisis Has Come!! Decide Now Whether English Aristocrats!!! And Foreign Rule! Shall Triumph In This America's Metropolis, Or Whether Her Own Sons, Whose Fathers Compelled The Base-Born Miscreants To Succumb, Shall Meanly Lick The Hand That Strikes, And Allow Themselves

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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ANATOMICAL MUSEUM. - New Anatomical Museum 310 Broadway. Just Opened...

New Anatomical Museum 310 Broadway. Just Opened Containing Heineman's Great Collection of Wax Models representing the various parts of the system, both in health and disease. Among the number is a Splendid Female Figure, representing in the most natural and striking manner the origin and development

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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DRIPPS, Matthew. - Map of the City of New York Extending Northward to...

Map of the City of New York Extending Northward to Fiftieth Street . Surveyed and drawn by John F. Harrison.
New York: Dripps, 1851. Massive hand-colored, six-sheet engraved wall map (88 ¼ x 48 ¾ inches, 2240x1240 mm). The map within an ornamental border with vignettes of city buildings. Condition

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Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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DRIPPS, Matthew. - Map of New York City South of 46th St. Showing New...

Map of New York City South of 46th St. Showing New Arrangement of Docks, piers, and water frontage, Elevated and horse drawn railroad . . . Street Directory and Numbers.
New York: M. Dripps, 1876. Lithographed folding pocket map, hand-colored in outline (40x27 inches, 1015x685 mm). With an inset of

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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DRIPPS, Matthew. - Map of the City of Brooklyn New York. Showing Railroads...

Map of the City of Brooklyn New York. Showing Railroads, Street Numbers &c. &c. &c .
New York: M. Dripps, circa 1883. Hand-colored lithographed folding pocket maps (38 x 23 inches, 965x585 mm). Folds into publisher's 16mo cloth-covered wrappers, with a Catalogue of maps by Dripps mounted onto the

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Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 31.10.2007

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LLOYD, H. H. - 12000 Square Miles Around New York City .

12000 Square Miles Around New York City .
New York: H. H. Lloyd, 1866. Hand-colored, two-sheet engraved folding pocket map, the sheets unjoined as issued (the upper sheet measuring 20x33 _ inches, 505x860 mm; the lower sheet measuring 26 ¾ x 38 ¼ inches, 675x970 mm). Within an ornamental border

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2007