Auction 132, Lot 265

"Plan de Boston", Anon.

Subject: Boston, Massachusetts

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
7 x 5.7 inches
17.8 x 14.5 cm

This uncommon little map concentrates solely on the city of Boston. It shows the streets, batteries, common, wharves, the Liberty Tree, watchtower, and Old North Church, where the signal was hung that the British were coming. The plan is based on La Rouge's small map of the same title [1778] without the text and legends.

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Condition: B+

Slightly toned with some faint spots.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/2/2010

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