1855, NYC, Harper Bros. cut away sectional view of cliff street bldg
From: Jacob Abbot, The Harper Establishment, or, How the Story Books are Made, Harper & Brothers, New York, NY, 1855.
Oak Knoll has a 2001 reprint out, which is fantastic, with an introductory essay Joel Myerson and Chris L. Nesmith. Loads of images of publishing in the 19th Century. The original 1855 text and images available here: