Boston Massachusetts 1848 Smillie panoramic birds-eye view Mallory pairBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A Panoramic View from Bunker Hill Monument. Engraved by James Smillie. Drawing by R.P. Mallory.
Issued 1848, Boston by Redding & Co. Pair of two paper covered board bindings, one contains only the 16 pp. printed index, the second contains the view only.
Fine mid-19th century antique panoramic view. 160 specific different landmarks are identified within the key across the bottom.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, light to moderate surface spotting and soiling, old repairs to fold lines on reverse, short splitting to some fold lines at ends - still an excellent large birds-eye view of this New England city.
The variant paper bindings are of historical interest, both bindings well rubbed, scuffed and stained with cloth splitting.
Sheet measures c. 9" x 48 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 6 1/2" x 47 1/8".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v.