A History of Boston. The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from its Origin to the Present Period; with some Account of the Environs.
Presumed first or second edition. [Boston], [Abel Bowen], [1825 or 1828]. 22 x 14 cm. 400 pages. Two ‘Plans of Boston’ (1722 and 1824), one map ‘Boston and Environs’ and 16 full page plates. Some small illustrations within text. Full calf with gilt decorations on spine. Gilt title on red label on spine. Good condition. This book has been professionally repaired and fitted with new decorated end papers (see image). Front and rear joint detached – boards held in place by end papers only. Boards, corners and spine rubbed and bumped. Head and tail of spine worn with some parts missing (see image). Title page missing. Some browning and foxing, small stains and tears.
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