Auction 108, Lot 196

"Boston, and its Environs", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1806 (published)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

12.7 x 8 inches
32.3 x 20.3 cm

Very well-engraved plan of the city and surrounding area during the Revolutionary War. Extends to include Cambridge, Chelsea, Dorchester and the islands of Deer, Gallops, Long, Castle, and Spectacle. Locates roads, forts, powder magazines, batteries, etc.


Condition: A

Beautiful, dark impression and full margins. Trace of offsetting and foxing, split on one side at plate mark (closed on verso) still very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/29/2004