A Survey of Boston and its Vicinity; Shewing the Distance from the Old State House, at the Head of State Street, to all the Towns and Villages . . Boston, John G. Hales.
A Survey of Boston and its Vicinity; Shewing the Distance from the Old State House, at the Head of State Street, to all the Towns and Villages . . .
A Survey of Boston and its Vicinity; Shewing the Distance from the Old State House, at the Head of State Street, to all the Towns and Villages . . .

A Survey of Boston and its Vicinity; Shewing the Distance from the Old State House, at the Head of State Street, to all the Towns and Villages . . .

Boston: Printed by Ezra Lincoln, 1821. First edition. 12mo, original blue boards, printed paper label, 156 pages, untrimmed. Frontispiece (woodcut of the Old State House), folding map. Some slight loss to a bit of the front paste-down. Folding map a little browned; approx. two-inch tear running from the head of the spine; some light foxing and wear to the boards; a very good, almost absurdly untrimmed copy in the original boards. Item #18789

Besides directions and distances, the appendix includes a look at recent improvements in the area and suggests further drainage and reclamation projects. With an attractive Greek Key bookplate for Joshua Green (perhaps the Harvard Class of 1818 Joshua Green?) on the front paste-down. Sabin 29672.

Price: $400.00

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