Auction 165, Lot 258

"Map of Boston and the Country Adjacent, from Actual Surveys", Walling, Henry F.

Subject: Boston, Massachusetts

Period: 1860 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

31.5 x 41.3 inches
80 x 104.9 cm

This large, colorful folding map details the region surrounding Boston from Foxborough and Brockton (here North Bridgewater) in the south up to Lowell in the north. There is excellent detail with the major streets of larger towns shown including Boston, Roxbury, Chelsea, Salem, etc. Drawn on a scale of one mile per inch. Locates railroads, wagon roads, and shows many individual buildings or houses in the rural areas. A horse railroad is shown from Boston to Lower Mills (now Ashmont). Issued dissected and mounted on linen with ribbon edging. Folds into a brown cloth slipcase with stamped gilt title. Published at the "Boston Map Store." An uncommon map.


Condition: B

Moderate toning with a few small stains and some light soiling and foxing.

Estimate: $900 - $1,100


Closed on 11/15/2017