History of Boston Massachusetts 1856 Drake massive work w/ views & printsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The History and Antiquities of Boston, the Capital of Massachusetts and Metropolis of New England, From its Settlement in 1630, to the Year 1770, Also an Introductory History of the Discovery and Settlement of New England, by Samuel G. Drake, A.M.
1856, Boston, publ. by Luther Stevens. pp. 840.
Three oblong folding panoramic engraved views, numerous fine engraved plates, many small in-text woodcuts.
Period 1/2 leather, marbled boards, raised bands gilt, ruled and lettered, top edge gilt.
Lovely period leather binding, well preserved, tight, clean, sound, joints lightly scuffed, front joint cracked but still holding strongly, overall a well-preserved and attractive example of this monumental work.
Book measures: 10 3/4" H X 7 3/4" W.