New York. M. Dripps. Ca. 1868?
Pocket map, full handcolor, 26 x 20 inches (66 x 51 cm) plus margins, folding into decorative embossed gilt lettered cloth covered board covers 5 x 3 1/4 inches (13 x 9 cm). There are two splits of approximately 1 1/2 inches each along the centre folds; several other splits have been archivally repaired; one small spot in the map and a couple of small areas of discoloration in the borders otherwise clean and bright in very good covers. There is an extensive listing of Dripps' maps on the front paste down with a note: "in preparation a Map of Queens, Kings and New York counties." A scarce early map of Brooklyn. Item #38784