New York State 1824 pocket map Spoffard's Gazetteer Albany Constitution SenateBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[New York State politics- Political maps- folding pocket maps].
The Constitution of the State of New York.
Published 1826, Albany, by Croswell, Barnum, & Van Benthuysen.
80 pages, with 2 fold out floor plans and a large folding engraved map on bond paper with original hand color. Twelve charming woodcuts.
In original leather covers, now well age worn, scuffed, dried and with spine chipping. Text block still tightly sewn, contents overall clean, tight and sound.
Lot includes the book described above, as well as eight separately printed mid-19th century diagrams detailing the various government assemblies of New York state, naming the officials who serve with floor plans of seating (several are decorative).
Folding "State of New York Jan. 1, 1824 (for Spoffard's Gazetteer)" map sheet at rear measures c. 12" H x 14 1/4" W. Lovely clean fresh example.
Book measures: 7" H X 4 1/2" W.