McCALPIN, William. A map of the State of New York : compiled from the latest authorities : including the turnpike roads now granted, as also the principal common roads connected therewith : intended as well for the student in geography as a directory to the traveler. Oxford: 1808.
Single sheet, (41 x 50 cm, folded to 14 x 8 cm) includes marbled slip box (foxing, darkened, faded hand coloring, small hole, tears along the edges and folds).
Early map of New York State mounted on a cloth backing depicting turnpike roads, common roads, and counties. The relief is shown pictorially, with the state borders hand colored for emphasis. The title cartouche includes the recently adopted New York State coat-of-arms, with north indicated by a stylized compass point.
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