1876 Walker Map of Edgewater, Pleasant Valley, Ridgefiled, Fairview, New Jersey
Description: Maps of Edgewater merging into Pleasant Valley, and Ridgefield merging into Fairview, showing roads, hachured relief, property boundaries and owners' names. Published as plates 156-157 in Walker & Pease' exquisite "topographical, illustrated, historical, descriptive" Atlas of Bergen County, New Jersey, 1876. Two exquisite lithographic views of two area residences with ladies and gentleman, sailboats, peacocks and dogs appear on verso, one repaired with conservators tape.
Date: 1876 (undated)
Source: Walker, A. H., and Pease, C. C. Atlas of Bergen County, New Jersey, 1876.
References: Phillips (Atlases) #2152.
Size: Printed area measures 16.75 in height x 27.25 inches in width (42.545 x 69.215 centimeters)
Condition: Good. Even overall toning. Original centerfold exhibits some wear and in verso reinforcement. Minor discolorations here and there. Edge wear mostly confined to margins. One large repaired tear extending well into page.
Code: EdgwaterEtc-walker-1876 (to order by phone call: 646-320-8650)
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