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Rhode Island, Newport and Providence, Atlases and Other Books, Seven Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
487
Sold for:
$461$375

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

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Rhode Island, Newport and Providence, Atlases and Other Books, Seven Volumes. Topographical Atlas of the State of Rhode Island, Boston: Walker, 1891; for sale by J.C. Thompson, Providence; with a total of twelve maps, including county map, index map, and ten numbered section maps, disbound, dusty, dog-eared, 20 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.
New Topographical Atlas of Surveys, Providence County, Rhode Island, Philadelphia: Everts & Richards, 1895, illustrated with forty-seven double-page maps, including the key, all maps colored, the contents dusty, some tears and discoloration to maps, contemporary boards, detached, spine missing, index leaves damaged and perhaps lacking, 22 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.
Atlas of the City of Newport and Towns of Middletown and Portsmouth, Springfield: Richards & Co., 1907, with street index, assessors map, and nineteen numbered double-page colored maps, all mounted on linen as originally issued, in old boards covered over with later imitation leather, each original tab reinforced with badly yellowed tape, every map with marginal tape discoloration, 22 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.
Atlas of the City of Newport, R.I., no title, with index map and twenty-four numbered double-page maps, all mounted on linen, with tabs, foxed and dusty throughout, tabs reinforced with yellowed tape, 18 1/4 x 14 in.
Atlas of Newport Rhode Island, Springfield: Richards & Co., 1893, illustrated with index and assessor's maps, large folding map, and twenty lettered maps, all colored, dusty, 20 x 14 1/2 in.
[and] Two copies of Welcome Arnold Greene's The Providence Plantations, Providence: Reid, 1886, in publisher's green cloth, both worn, 14 x 10 1/4 in. (7)

Estimate $200-300


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Rhode Island, Richards & Co., Rhode, Walker, Providence County, Philadelphia, Portsmouth, Middletown

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