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Author Alvarez, R. (Raphael)
Title Guía de Nueva York para uso de los Españoles é Hispanoamericanos : Comprende la historia y descripcion de la ciudad de Nueva York; usos y costumbres de sus habitantes; religion, instruccion publica, comercio, teatros y diversiones publicas; ordenanzas de correos, de muelles y capitania del puerto; aranceles vijentes, ley del impuesto, directorio general de calles, lineas de ferrocarriles urbanos, omnibus, coches y ferries, y otros datos y noticias curiosas y útiles para los viajerros. : Adornada con 43 laminas y un plano de Nueva York / Por R. Alvarez e I.G. Grediaga.
Publication Info. Nueva York: : Imprenta, estereotipia y taller de encuadernacion de John A. Gray, Calle de Frankfort esquina á Jacob, 1863.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M A473 G94    IN LIBRARY
Description 166, [2], 36 p., [44] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., map, photograph ; 20 cm.
Note Some illustrations by J. Wells, W. Momberger, Coater, and Charles; engraved by J.W. Orr, Richardson & Cox, A.H. Jocelyn, N. Orr & Co., and N.B. Devereux.
Copyright 1863 by R. Alvarez and I.G. Grediaga.
"New York City map" copyright 1857 by Humphrey Phelps.
"Seccion de anuncios."--[2], 36 p. at end. The advertisement for Edward y Henry T. Anthony, "fabricantes e importadores de materiales fotográficos," is illustrated with a hand colored photograph.
Additional advertisements printed on yellow endpapers.
Digital copy available via Hathi Trust Digital Library (Harvard University Library copy).
Local Note NYSL copy: From the library of Dr. Lewis Glickman; preliminary blank signed "Juan de Castro y Somelin" (or Somelim?), lacking map. With the bookseller's label, partially removed, of the Hesperia Libraria, receipt of purchase of the book in 1969 from same firm laid in at end, purchaser "Prof. Alberto Parreno, Nueva York." Possibly once part of his collection of books on Spain and Spanish colonies in the New World, sold by Swann Galleries 1978; see auction catalog, "Spain and her colonies in the New World : the Parreño collection sold by order of the present owners..." New York: Swann Galleries, 1978. Bound in brown publisher's cloth, as issued.
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks.
Genre or Form Guidebooks -- New York (State) -- New York
Maps -- New York (State) -- New York
Advertisements -- United States -- 19th century.
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Added Author Grediaga, I. G. (Isidor G.)
Gray, John A. (John Abercrombie), 1818-1903, printer.
Wells, Jacob, illustrator.
Momberger, William, 1829- illustrator.
Coater, illustrator.
Charles, illustrator.
Orr, John William, 1815-1887, engraver.
Jocelyn, Albert H., engraver.
Devereux, Nicholson B., approximately 1813- engraver.
Phelps, Humphrey, active 19th century, copyright holder.
Glickman, Lewis S., 1929- former owner. ZNS
Parreño, Alberto, former owner. ZNS
Richardson & Cox, engraver.
N. Orr & Co., engraver.
Hesperia (Firm : Zaragoza, Spain), bookseller. ZNS