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By a Gentleman residing in this city [Samuel Latham Mitchell]
The Picture of New York or the Traveller's Guide, Through the Commercial Metropolis of the United States
I. Riley and Co, New York, 1807. First edition. 16mo. Contemporary quarter leather and papercovered boards. 223 ,[1]pp. (the contents pages [217]- 223, are inserted before the text). Ex-library copy with stamp on copyright page; withdrawn stamp on front fly, name struck through on the title page. A fair only copy lacking the folding map, spine partially perished and replaced with older book cloth, itself worn, and wear to the boards. The earliest guidebook to New York, the next two were published in 1814 and 1817. *Howes* M703: "Inspired Irving's burlesque *Knickerbocker history*." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
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