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Lot #226
Sold For$160.00(hammer price)
 $188.80(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 23, 2013


(MAPS) TEN OF BOSTON HARBOR: all folding. 1 & 2) Two copies: Map of Boston Upper Harbor 1878" rendered in blue, gray and white. 17" x 28". One on heavier paper. 3) "Plan Showing Encroachments Upon the Inner Basins of Boston Harbor 1880". 26" x 31". 4) "Hydrographic Plan of Man of War Shoal Boston Upper Harbor". Dated September, 1874. Some areas shaded brown. 19" x 23". 5) "Plan No. 1 for the Occupation and for Connecting the Flats Owned by the Commonwealth in Boston Harbor" in green and brown on white. Dated December 12th, 1867. 17" x 23". 6) "Plan for the Occupation of Flats Owned by the Commonwealth in Boston Harbor ... 1868". 13" x 17". 7) "Plan Showing Encroachments Upon the Inner Basins of Boston Harbor, Exhibiting Also Present Railroad Terminal at Deep Water and Proposed Terminal Facilities for Ocean Commerce at East Haven". Undated; late 19th Century. Signed by engineer Sophus Haagensen. 20" x 24". 8) "Plan Showing Encroachments and Possible Improvements in the Upper Basin of Boston Harbor". Dated 1881. 16" x 21". 9) "Sketch of Re-Survey of the Wharf Lines of Boston Upper Harbor". Dated 1878. 16" x 28". 10) Faintly colored "Plan Showing New Location of Draws over Charles and Miller Rivers". Dated 1869. 18" x 23"."


1) Some spotting. 3) Some toning. 6) Losses. 8) Some toning. 9) Pencilled names of wharfs by map title. 10) Pencilled figures throughout map. Toning, spotting, split along fold lines and edge loss.

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