Auction 121, Lot 254

"New Map of Boston giving all points of interest; With Every Railway & Steamboat Terminus, Prominent Hotels, Theaters, and Public Buildings…", Walker, George H. & Co.

Subject: Massachusetts, Boston

Period: 1883 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
17 x 19 inches
43.2 x 48.3 cm

This terrific map of the city is loaded with information for the traveler, including railroads, ferry lines and a "thousand interesting attractions". This charming map was drawn by Tilly Haynes, Proprietor of the United States Hotel Co., and was distributed by the hotel to the public as a means of advertising. Printed on fine bank note style paper with blank verso. Folds into original brown cloth boards (3.5 x 5.25") with title in gilt.

References:

Condition: A

Map has very light toning and a couple unobtrusive spots. Covers with just a little soiling at edge.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/26/2007

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