From Bowling Green to 59th Street

A Pictorial Description of Broadway by the Mail & Express [wrapper title].

New York: Mail & Express, 1899.

Price: $9,500.00

About the item

Chromolithographed throughout. [4], 92pp. Ads. 1 vols. Oblong quarto (6 x 16-3/4 inches). From Bowling Green to 59th Street. Publisher's wrappers, chipped. Provenance: Dover Publications Inc. (ink stamp on first leaf).

Item #335003

An ephemeral turn of the century depiction of both sides of Broadway from Bowling Green to 59th Street, valuable not only for the architectural renderings but also the locations and types of businesses. Rare, with OCLC recording only four other examples (NYPL, NYHS, Columbia and Clements).