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Boston, Four Small Engraved Views from Massachusetts Magazine , 1789-1791.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
538
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Boston, Four Small Engraved Views from Massachusetts Magazine, 1789-1791. Including: A South West View of the Lighthouse situate at the Entrance of Boston Harbour, Vol. I, No. II, February 1789; A North View of Castle William in the Harbour of Boston, Vol. I, No. V., May 1789; S.E. Prospect from an Eminence near the Common, Boston, Vol. II, No. XI, May 1790; [and] View of the Town of Boston from Breeds Hill in Charlestown, Vol. III, No. VI, May 1791; three of the four signed in the plate by Samuel Hill (1766-1804), the view of Castle William unsigned but attributed to Hill, each matted and framed, two with Goodspeed's labels from 1965; toning, two prints with short tears repaired, sizes vary. (4)
Estimate $300-400


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Samuel Hill, Charlestown, Boston, Geography of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Magazine, Charlestown

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