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Auction 118, Lot 242

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

Subject: New England

Period: 1912 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

28 x 25.3 inches
71.1 x 64.3 cm
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This is a fascinating and colorful map that gives an idea of how people planned their holidays in 1912. It covers the region from Long Island and New York City north to Maine and into New Brunswick, and westward to Montreal and Sarasota Springs in the Catskill Mountains. The region is literally covered by railroads graphically shown in red overprinting with each station noted and named. Large inset contains a map titled, "American Switzerland as reached by the Boston & Maine R.R."


Condition: A+

Folding, as issued. One panel toned on verso with paste and paper remnants from cover, map side is fine.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/6/2007