Auction 104, Lot 172

"Summer Resorts of the Coast, Lake and Mountain Regions along the Boston & Maine Railroad and Connections", Matthews-Northrup Co

Subject: United States - Northeast

Period: 1912 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
28.5 x 25.5 inches
72.4 x 64.8 cm

A fascinating map that gives an idea of how people planned their holidays in 1912. Covers the region from Long Island and New York City north to Maine and into New Brunswick and westward to Montreal and Sarasota Springs. The region is literally covered by railroads. Large inset: "American Switzerland as reached by the Boston & Maine R.R." Original paper covers, titled "The Vacation Land" (detached) are included.

References:

Condition: B

Fine condition less some fold intersection splits and small areas of damage, all repaired on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/10/2003

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