A Topographical and Historical Description of Boston

Boston: City Council, 1871. First. hardcover. 2 folding maps of Boston, one very large. ix, 720pp. 4to, original brown cloth, front flyleaf chipped, spine ends repaired, cloth lightly soiled. Boston: City Council, 1871. First Edition. very good(-).

Author was a physician, three term Mayor of Boston, and author. (This work was) his most important work...It is a minute account of Boston places, well written and readable." DAB XVII, p. 142. Internally a bright, tight copy. Large folding map has a 3 inch tear near where it is attached with no loss of text.

Price: $250.00

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