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Auction 164, Lot 296

"[Lot of 5] Map of Cape Cod - The Land of Our Pilgrim Forefathers... [and] An Historic and Pictorial Map of Boston Harbor... [and] An Historic and Pictorial Map of Boston Harbor... [and] Map of Romantic Boston Bay... [and] Snow's New England Sea Coast Pack",

Subject: Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Period: 1941-65 (dated)

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This fascinating lot contains four pictorial maps by Edward Rowe Snow as well as "Snow's New England Sea Coast Packet" containing another 8 maps (mainly reproductions of earlier maps). The envelope housing the "Sea Coast Packet" has been signed by the author. Snow published over 100 books primarily focused on New England coastal history and was a columnist for The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Massachusetts.

A. Map of Cape Cod - The Land of Our Pilgrim Forefathers..., dated 1946, printed color (15.8 x 10.3").

B. An Historic and Pictorial Map of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay Including Cape Cod and Cape Ann..., dated 1941, printed color (11.3 x 15.1").

C. An Historic and Pictorial Map of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay Including Cape Cod and Cape Ann..., dated 1941, black & white (11.2 x 15.0").

D. Map of Romantic Boston Bay and Cape Cod - The Land of Our Pilgrim Forefathers, dated 1965, printed color (21.1 x 16.3"). Printed on blue paper.

E. Snow's New England Sea Coast Packet, black & white (11.9 x 8.6"). Includes 8 maps and 4 miscellaneous items.

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Condition: A

The maps are clean, bright, and issued folding. The outer envelope of "Snow's New England Sea Coast Packet" is lightly foxed with a 3" tear on the front cover.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/13/2017

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