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Old Time Tours - 19th Century NYC Guidebooks: 1800-1840

A Guide to 19th Century New York City Guidebooks


As Manhattan grew from a colonial municipality into an unofficial U.S. capital, the city taxonomized its identity in a handful of guidebooks: