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Boston. John Norman (d. 1817) Plan of the Town of Boston . [from] The Boston Magazine's Geographical Gazetteer

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
473
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Boston. John Norman (d. 1817) Plan of the Town of Boston. [from] The Boston Magazine's Geographical Gazetteer. Boston: Norman, White, and Freeman, [c. 1784-1789]
Small format engraved map on paper, issued with the magazine listed above in 1784 and again with the first Boston Directory in 1789, the top line imperfectly inked and printed, with the words "Geogl. Gazr." and "Bos. Mag." just barely legible, exact issue unknown; old folds, some browning and water stains, mat burn, mounted on heavier paper of the same period with an engraving titled "A New Drawing Book," that may have been a title page, with William Tringham's imprint, 6 x 9 in.
Estimate $600-800


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John Norman, The Boston Magazine, William Tringham

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