First Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Public Parks for the Year ending May, 1, 1871.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: William C. Bryant
Date Published: 1871
Description: 4 original mounted albumin prints; 5 color lithographs, 3 folding; 19 color maps, 7 folding; 20 b/w plates, one folding. 427pp. Thick 4to, later full red morocco with gilt decoration, lacks one albumin print, spine and edges of corners rubbed, first few pages chipped or with a small tear in the margin, silk end-papers partially loose and dampstained, three large folding maps and one color folding lithograph separated at folds. New York: William C. Bryant, 1871. First Edition.
Comments: Most of the report is on Central Park. Maps include Central, Union Sq., Madison, and Washington Square Parks. The three separated maps are of Central Park, the Harlem River, and the streets of Manhattan and the Bronx.Edition: First
Book ID: 226557