RARE. The first printed map to show details of the individual lots and buildings which constitute modern Manhattan from Battery Park to Fiftieth Street and including a small part of Brooklyn. This, together with Dripps' Map of that Part of the City and County of New-York North of 50th St, are precursors of the Insurance Maps, the earliest of which were published by William Perris in 1852. The border views depict: University Washington Square, Ch. of the Puritans, St. Pauls, Presbyterian Ch. University Place, Trinity Church, Baptist Tabernacle Ch., Odd Fellows Hall, City Hall, N. Y. Free Academy, Halls of Justice, U.S. Custom House, Merchants Exchange, Society Library, St. Patrick Cathedral, Grace Church, Astor Free Library, 1st. Refmd. Pres. Ch. and Distributing Reservoir. For further information, see I. N. Phelps Stokes The Iconography of Manhattan Island pp. 706-707.