Auction 98, Lot 178

"Boston", Letts & Son

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1890 (circa)

Publication: Popular Atlas

Color: Printed Color

Size:
12.5 x 15.4 inches
31.8 x 39.1 cm

Remarkably detailed plan (4 inches/mile). Names all major streets, parks, gardens, railroads, and buildings. Extends further than typically seen to include Bird Island, Chelsea Reach, the outlet of the Mystic River, and all of South Boston. Legend locates 41 buildings and places. Eight 'car' routes through the city are also detailed.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression with good full color, blank verso.

Estimate: $75 - $85

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/6/2002

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