Auction 136, Lot 820

"[Lot of 2 Cartographic References]",

Subject: Reference Books - Boston & Massachusetts

Period: 1963-86 (published)

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A) Boston - A Topographical History, Walter Muir Whitehill, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1963 (second printing), 7" x 10". This urbane book follows the course of Boston's history by it physical traces, describing the changing face of the city, and the society that changed with it, through more than three hundred years. Filled with city plans, maps, engravings and photographs. Quarto, 244pp. Hardbound in green cloth with dust jacket. Book is A+, dj has seam tears and a little shelf wear (B+).

B) Maps of Early Massachusetts - Pre-History Throughout the Seventeenth Century, Lincoln A. Dexter, published by the author, Brookfield, MA, revised 1986 edition, 8.5" x 11". This interesting book is filled with 53 maps and plans including may unique drawings showing early settlements, routes of exploration, and much more. New condition less a small patch of price label residue at upper right of front cover. (A)

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Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/1/2011

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