Auction 122, Lot 294

"Boston with Charlestown and Roxbury", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Massachusetts, Boston

Period: 1842 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.6 x 14.6 inches
29.5 x 37.1 cm

A detailed steel engraved plan of the cities prior to the filling of the Back Bay. Major railways are shown in red. Other details include historical landmarks, hospitals, parks and more. Engraved by Edward Stanford.

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Condition: A+

Some pleasant age toning and a couple short edge tears well away from image. An excellent example with attractive, original color.

Estimate: $180 - $250

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/5/2007

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