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(Boston History, 18th Century)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$3,437$2,900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Boston History, 18th Century), Broadside sheet, written anonymously by a Miss H-----h W-----n, sold next to the Liberty Pole, A Poem Descriptive of the Terrible Fire...Twentieth of April, 1787 in which were consumed One House of Worship...and upwards of One Hundred Dwelling Houses..., with large woodcut in upper register depicting a scene of burning buildings, folio, (loss to upper left corner and scattered losses along central fold, glue remnants to recto, scattered spotting).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

loss to upper left corner and scattered losses along central fold, glue remnants to recto, scattered spotting

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