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New York Map-Guide. Picture Map in Full Color.

By: Bollmann, Hermann.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: N.Y., Pictorial Maps, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 5813

Condition: Guide & map in fine condition.

48 pp.; booklet, stapled pictorial wrappers 9.25 " x 5.75"; long rear flap enclosing the 43.25" x 33.5" folding color 3-D map. Description from inside front cover: "This picture map, or bird's-eye-view, of New York is the first such map to be drawn of the city since 1866. Althougt little reference information is available, it is believed the technique was used in Europe as early as the 15th Century; and it is further believed that this type of cartography was fully developed as an art form, called Vogelschaukarten, by German artists of the middle and late 19th Centu... View more info