1834 Very rare Map of New Bedford
with large inset of its Vicinity. Very rare lithograph by J. Congdon,
published by Pendleton's Lithography, Boston. Map includes Village of
New Bedford with public buildings, roads, cemeteries, churches, plan
and waterfront docks, population and more.
Condition: Good. Browning and aging throughout with small margins, and foxing throughout.
34 x 21 in. $3,950
J.H. Colton original hand colored
engraved map of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with inset showing the
Vicinity of Boston. Colton was among the earliest map makers with very
accurate maps depicting cities and states in the United States.
17-1/2 x 14-1/2 in. $250
1889 Bradley's color map of Massachusetts, Connecticut
and Rhode Island.
26 x 19 in. $100
1871 Rare Walling &
Gray Railway & Township Map of Massachusetts and Boston. Hand
colored map showing large Railway inset for the various stations.
Nantucket is shown bottom right corner of map,
along with Dukes,
No Mans Land and Cape Cod.
24 x 15 in. $150
1850 Rare Cowperthwart
hand colored Map of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with inset of
Boston. Table of statistics inset on right.
17 x 13-1/2 in.
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1891 Bradley's color map
of Massachusetts with lower section highlighted on lower left of map.
Featured in Bradley's
Atlas of the World.
26 x 19 in. $100
1873 Boston. Hand colored bird's-eye view from Mt. Bowdoin. Antique engraving from Picturesque America. 12-1/2x9 in. $30
1839 Massachusetts. Bartlett view, "Mount Tom and the Connecticut River." Hand colored engraving. 11x8-1/2 in. $60
Massachusetts. Several hand colored scenes on one page from Springfield
MA. Antique wood engravings from Picturesque America. 9x12-1/2 in. $30
1900 Map of Boston. Shows freight and passenger depots, grain elevators, steamboat wharves. From Rand McNally. 11x14 in. $30
Massachusetts view. "On the Beverly Coast." (North of Boston) Hand
colored steel engraving from Picturesque America. 12-1/2x9 in. $40
1873 Boston scenes. Seven views of Old Boston from Pictuesque America. Hand colored engravings. 9-1/2x12-1/2 in. $30
Norfolk County Massachusetts map. Hand colored county map. Note
Cohasset connected to county.
Also shows Boston Harbor.
18x12 in. $80
Railroad Map of Massachusetts. Ten railroads listed and shown, plus
shipping routes and lines. Inset of environs of Boston. 29-1/2x21-1/2
1827 Martha's Vineyard "Cape Poge,"
Rare view near Chappaquiddick. Hand colored steel engraving by Edmund
Blunt for the American Coast Pilot.
8 x 4-2/4 in. $125
1884 Gay Head on Martha's Vineyard is
the backdrop for the sinking of the "City of Columbus" in this hand
colored wood engraving. Drawn by Schell and Hogan.
16 x 11 in. $95
Map of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Beautiful map from the 1901
first edition of George Cram's folio-size world atlas. Color coded
lines on the map show the names and locations of railroads throughout
both states. State and county borders are outlined in yellow. Cities,
towns and geographical features are all shown. Included is an inset map
of the Boston metro area.
Carey and Lea Map of Massachusetts. Beautiful, engraved map with
original hand coloring, published in 1821 by Carey and Lea. Title is
"Geographical, Statistical and Historical Map of Massachusetts."
Beneath the map image there is text describing the geography,
population and government of the state. Carey and Lea's atlas was the
world atlas to be published in the United States. This map is in very
good condition. There is some visible age toning along the center
vertical crease, but other than that there are no blemishes. Map is
accompanied by a separate page of text describing the state
17x22 in. $400
C.1880 Springfield Massachusetts
Victorian Residence. Hand colored lithograph showing an authentic
antique view of the residence
of M.A. Clyde.
11-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $50
1872 map of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and
Connecticut. Published by Asher & Adams in the New Statistical and
Topographical Atlas of the United States.
Original hand coloring.
17.5x24.5 in. $150
colored lithograph of Barnstable Harbor Massachusetts. US Coast Survey
chart showing details of Sandy Neck. Includes route of the Cape Cod
Railroad, Light House locations, Tide information, as well as the
24.5x19 in. $300
colored antique American view titled, "Billington Sea." Shows scene of
a deer overlooking the Billington Sea in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Picture of Autumnal Scenery with a View of Amherst. Elegantly hand
colored Hitchcock antique American view titled, "Autumnal Scenery, View
10 x 9in. $225
Image of the Battle of Lexington. Beautifully hand colored engraved
image titled, "The Battle of Lexington." Shows scene of soldiers
fighting during the Battle of Lexington. 10 1/2 x 8in. $50
C.1950 Colorful vacation pamphlet of
Cape Cod. This pamphlet includes the history and popular sights of Cape
Cod, Massachusetts, including historical exhibits, forests,
parks and books.
16 x 9in. $30
Picture of two men on their way to go fishing on Cape Cod. Elegantly
hand colored engraved image titled, "Mr. Cleveland Goes Fishing," drawn
by T. de Thulstrup from Harper's Weekly. 11 x 16in. $50
Pictures of Ex-President Cleveland's visit to Sandwich, Cape Cod.
Elegant hand colored engraved image titled, "Incidents of Ex-President
Cleveland's Visit to Sandwich, Cape Cod, The Dinner at Sandwich to
Neighbor Cleveland and Some of the Ex-President Cleveland's Neighbors,"
drawn by W. A. Rogers from Harper's Weekly. 11 x 16in. $50
Pictures of the Wiseacres of Marblehead and the Fleet in Vineyard
Sound. Beautifully hand colored engraved images various captions read:
Wiseacres of Marblehead discussing the Volunteer, A Chivalrous Deed, A
Reporter Drops the News Overboard in a Demijohn, In the Cabin of the
Volunteer, Capt. Haff of the Volunteer, Hard a lee Jack and the Fleet
in Vineyard Sound from Harper's Weekly.
11 x 16in. $60
Images of the Battleship Manoeuvres Off Provincetown. Gorgeous
photographed images titled,"The Battleship Manoeuvres Off
Provincetown." Shows scene of the battleship fleet entering the harbor
of Provincetown, Massachusetts.
11 x 16in. $30
1850 Rare hand colored
Cowperthwait Map of Massachusetts and Rhode Island with inset on bottom
of Boston. A key to Statistical Tables
is also shown.
17 x 13-1/2 in. $350
U.S. Geological Survey of Cape Cod Bay by the U.S. Department of
Interior. This colored survey contains the different life saving
stations, beaches, lighthouses, ponds and harbor of Provincetown. 16
1/2 x 20in. $80
Image of women admiring artifacts in a museum. Beautifully hand colored
engraved image titled, "Massachusetts-Past and Present: A Character
Sketch in the Boston Museum," drawn by Hyde from Frank Leslie's
Illustrated Newspaper. 11 x 16in. $50
Around Cape Ann - Drawn By Harry Fenn. Hand colored wood engraving
published in Harper's Weekly on August 6, 1887 depicts several
different scenes: Manchester Harbor and the Old Village from
Thunderbolt Hill; Lobster Cove, Manchester-by-the-Sea; Some
Architectural Features of Manchester & Magnolia; Magnolia from the
Northeast; At Rockport; A Bit of Gloucester; and Halibut point &
the Rocking Stone, The point of Cape Ann. 16x22in. $250
Preliminary Chart of Nantucket Shoals, Massachusetts, By the
Hydrographic Parties under the command of Lieut. H.S. Stillwagen, U.S.
Navy; A.D. Bache, Superintendent. Hand colored Lithograph by James
Ackerman, Ltd. Map in excellent condition with a yellow and black-lined
1861 Winslow Homer wood engraving
titled, "Filling Cartridges at the United States Arsenal, At Watertown,
Massachusetts." Featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization.
16 x 11 in. $50
1859 Winslow Homer double-paged wood
engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The Grand Review at Camp
Massachusetts, Near Concord, September 9, 1859."
22 x 16 in. $125
1860 Winslow Homer wood engraving
featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Chime of Thirteen Bells for Christ
Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Manufactured by Messrs. Henry N.
Co., of Boston."
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60
1853 Springfield Horse Show -- Hand
colored wood engraving and text showing the National Horse Exhibit in
top image and bottom image shows some of the
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50
Fishing Print: Marblehead, MA. Gleason's Pictorial (1853). Fishing at
Marblehead, plus text. Color: Water Color. Type: Wood Engraving. Size:
11x16 in. $40
MA, 1898 U.S. Geological Survey No.53 Shows Merimac River, Town of
Lowell, Chelmsford, Tewksbury, Framingham and Lowell RR 19 x 13 in. $80
Lawrence, MA, 1898 U.S. Geological Survey No. 54 Showing Salem and Lawrence.
19 x 13 in. $80
Framingham Sheet, MA, 1898 U.S. Geological Survey No. 55 Showing Old Colony RR, Mass Central RR, Town of Natuck
19 x 13 in. $90
Boston Sheet, MA, 1898 U.S. Geological Survey No.56 Showing Boston and Boston Harbor
19 x 13 in. $120
Fall River Sheet, MA, 1898 U.S. Geological Survey No. 62 Showing Mt Hope Bay and RR Lines
19 x 13 in. $80
Newburyport, MA, 1898 U.S. Geological Survey No. 68 Showing Newburyport 19 x 13 in. $90
Gloucester Sheet, MA, 1898 U.S. Geological Survey No.70 Showing Gloucester and Rockport
19 x 13 in. $70
1879 Mitchell's original
hand colored County and Township Map of the States of Massachusetts,
Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Entered according to Act of congress in
the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
23 x 15 in. $150
1898 U.S. Geological Survey No.75 Middleboro Old Colony RR (Plymouth)
19 x 13 in. $50
New Bedford Sheet, MA, 1898 U.S. Geological Survey No.77 Showing New Bedford, Clarks Pt. Old Colony RR Tracks 19 x 13 in. $60
1898 U.S. Geological Survey No.84 Yarmouth Cape Cod.
19 x 13 in. $70
Condition: Left corner (11in long 2-9
in wide) is missing and has been archivally patched and blends in
nicely (see picture). Otherwise this poster is in good condition with a
few other miscellaneous tears. All mending is archival and the paper in
not at all brittle.
This is an original Broadside
poster printed in 1888
It advertised the Westborough Town Fair and Grand Street Parade held on
Friday, September 12, 1888 It was put on by the Agricultural Society of
Westborough & Vicinity. The Poster includes premium lists and
rules: ie. fat cattle, draft horses, bread, etc. 38in x 24in.
1893 Authentic lithographed City View of Haverhill, Massachusetts,
published by O.M. Bailey & Co., Boston. View shows several
vignettes surrounding the city of prominent buildings in Haverhill at
that time. Key to the prominent buildings is on
bottom center of page.
39 x 26-1/2 in. $1200
Hand colored U.S. Coast Survey of Cape Cod Bay showing the keys on the
left side. Benjamin Peirce, Superintendent. Coast
Chart No. 10.
38 x 30 in. $600
Double-paged half-tone engraving showing the Gloucester, Massachusetts
Codfish Cake Evolution. This article was featured in Leslie's Weekly
and shows in several half-tones the process of catching, cutting, and
packaging the codfish cakes from start to finish. Title of article is,
"The Evolution of the Codfish-Cake," by Roselle Mercier. Two-page
article. Dimension of both pages side by side is:
22 x 16 in. $40
Four-part Map of the Extremity of Cape Cod, including the Township of
Provincetown and Truro, with a chart of their Sea Coast and of Cape Cod
Harbour. Shows eleven wharves, individual structures, roads, hills,
ponds, Navy Chart, soundings and lighthouses. Excellent impression done
on heavy paper stock. 6 inches to the mile. Photo shown is only 1
section of the 4-part map. Additional photos for the remaining 3 parts
are available upon request. Entire map
(all 4 parts) measures:
56-1/2 x 69-1/2 in. $4000
Hand colored copper engraved Preliminary Sketch showing Nantucket
Island and the Davis's South Shoal and Other Dangers that had recently
been discovered by the Coast Survey and the Soundings of the Old South
Shoal, Bass Rip, Old Man, Pochick Rip, &cc. Left side of map shows
Bearings and Distances, and Tides and Tidal Currents.
21 x 19-1/2 in. $350
Wood engraving showing Concord. Transcendentalism. Pictured is the
second term of the School of Philosophy with pictures of Ralph Waldo
Emerson, A. Bronson Alcott, Louise Alcott and John Greenleaf Whittier.
Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated
in fine condition.
16 x 11 in. $45
1889 MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE AND SEMINARY - Very Rare hand colored engraving
from Harper's Bazar.
16 x 11 in. $150
1939 Ernest Dudley Chase Pictorial
lithographed Map of New England States. Map shows cities, towns,
historic sites, landmarks, buildings, animals, and people doing
recreational activities. Artist signature in pencil on lower left
margin. Beautiful compass rose. Map also includes Connecticut, Rhode
Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. Water damage to left margin,
extending slightly into map. In margin, small insets of
the State Houses.
25 x 19 in. $275