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Auction 109, Lot 221

"Map of Boston and Adjacent Cities", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Massachusetts - Boston

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

13 x 15.7 inches
33 x 39.9 cm

Very handsome and detailed plan of the city prior to filling in the Back Bay. Extends to include South Boston, Roxbury, Cambridge, Somerville, Charlestown, and East Boston. Names at least seven railroads and four bridges. Decorative scroll borders.


Condition: A

2 tiny spots above title, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/1/2004