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Lot #227
DepartmentMaps
Sold For$60.00(hammer price)
 $70.80(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 23, 2013

Description

(MAPS) TWELVE OF BOSTON & BOSTON HARBOR. Together with a chromolithograph of George Dewey published as a supplement of the Boston Evening Transcript, July 1st, 1899. 21 x 13". Maps, all folding, include: 1 and 2) Two copies: "Map of Boston Upper Harbor 1878" in gray and two tones of blue. One on heavier paper. 18" x 28". 3 and 4) Two copies: "Plan Showing New Location of Draws Over Charles and Miller Rivers ... 1869". 17" x 23". 5) "Plan for the Occupation of Flats Owned by the Commonwealth in Boston Harbor." Dated May 18th, 1866. 17" x 24". 6) "Proposed Marginal Street 100 Ft. Wide Deep Water Freight Depots and Independent Passenger Stations ... 1870" in pink, blue and rust. 22" x 27". 7) "General Plan For the Sanitary Improvement of Muddy River and for Completing a Continuous Promenade Between Boston Common and Jamaica Pond 1881". 15" x 39". 8) "Plan of Boston ... 1867" in green, red, blue and yellow on white. Water Stained. 30" x 44". 9) "Plan Showing the Harbor Line in Charles River". Undated; Late 19th Century. 16" x 28". 10) "Plan Showing Encroachments and Possible Improvements in the Upper Basin of Boston Harbor ... 1881". 16" x 21". 11) "Plan of Part of the Charles River U.S. Navy Yard & West Boston Bridge". Dated 1882. 19" x 42". 12) "Park Department ... 1876 ... Charles River Embankment" rendered in gray and two tones of green. 19" x 33".


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Condition

3 and 4) Some spotting and toning. Small tears on folds. 6) Some splitting and losses. 7) Splits along folds. 9) Light toning. 10) Some toning and splitting along fold lines. 12) Lightly toned.

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