Rare and First Edition Books from Buckingham Books

Dealer in Rare and First-Edition Books:  Western Americana; Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Fiction

Boston Old And New. Containing Nearly 150 Illustrations Made Expressly For This Publication, Including Cambridge, Concord, Lexington, Medford, Salem, Danvers, Newburyport, Hingham, Quincy And Marblehead The G.W. Armstrong D.R. & N. Co., Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Old And New. Containing Nearly 150 Illustrations Made Expressly For This Publication, Including Cambridge, Concord, Lexington, Medford, Salem, Danvers, Newburyport, Hingham, Quincy And Marblehead

The G.W. Armstrong D.R. & N. Co., Boston, Massachusetts

Publication: Smithsonian Institution, 1961, Washington

First edition. 6 3/4" x 9 1/4" in green pictorial wrappers, tied at spine. Title-page plus 66pp. of views from photographs. Photographs include pictures of Paul Revere Huse, Faneuil Hall, St. Paul's Church, the State House, aerial views of Boston, Summer Street, Lafayette Mall and Park Street Church, Echo Bridge, harbor scenes, Cunard Docks, North and South Stations, the Wadsworth House, Harvard, various statues, Suffolk County Court House, Nantesket Beach, residences, etc. Several photos include people. Fading to covers along with chipping and wear to spine and front wrapper edge; rear wrapper missing two 1/4" x 1" chips at wrapper edge; bottom edge of title page with chipping, though not impacting text. Neatly written at top edge of titles page is the name Mary Courtney. Stamped to top edge of the opposite side of title page states, "Presented in Memory of Mrs. Mary Courtney." Tiny chip missing to corner of one page. Good. A nice collection of photographs.

Inventory Number: 40155

$95.00