[New York]: [Wittemann Bro.], . 1st. Original boards. First Edition. 16mo. Accordian-fold view book with 20 heliotype views from photographs on 6 leaves (13 x 100 cm, folded to 13 x 9 cm). Cream cloth with black design & lettering to front cover. Stain to front cover else a near fine copy of an early New York viewbook. While later copies are located in institutional holdings, no copy this early is found; scarce thus. Item #17969
An uncommon souvenir album of views including the New York Stock Exchange, scenes in New York Harbor and Bay, Staten Island, the Brooklyn Bridge before it opened, Broadway, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, the Post Office and City Hall, elevated railroad stations and much more.