DRIPPS, Matthew (publisher)
Topographical Map of New York and Vicinity Embracing Fifteen Cities and Above 1700 Square Miles
New York: M. Dripps, [n.d, but circa 1870]. Hand-coloured lithographic folding map (sheet size: 28 x 28 inches), within a brown cloth wallet (5 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches), (splits at folds). Two insets: Map of Long Branch [NJ] and Vicinity; Navesink Park. 1p. publisher's price list tipped onto front pastedown.
A fine example of this important map, published at a period of change for the city and its environs.
A detailed map of metropolitan New York and its environs, which extends as far east on Long Island as Oyster Bay. Shows rapid transit system, canals, and railroads. Contains an interesting catalogue of Dripps' maps.
"Checklist of Maps and Atlases relating to the city of New York in the New York Public Library" in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, volume V (New York: 1901), p.69; not in Rumsey.
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