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23 Nov 2017 16:30 GMT

Charles R. CAPON (d.1954, cartographer).

[Pictorial Map.] - A Map of Old Boston in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts presented by The Boston Five Cents Savings Bank

Published: Boston Five Cents Savings Bank, Boston, 1929

Reserve: $250

Approximately:

Estimate: $300-500

Bidding opens: 23 Nov 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 30 Nov 16:30 GMT

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Charles R. CAPON (d.1954, cartographer).

[Pictorial Map.] - A Map of Old Boston in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts presented by The Boston Five Cents Savings Bank

Boston: [printed by The Sherrill Press for] The Boston Five Cents Savings Bank, 1929.

Large coloured folding lithographed map on paper (18 ¼ x 24 ½ inches overall) printed by the Sherrill Press from a design by Charles R. Capon. (Light creasing [see images])

Tipped into original thin card wrappers, the upper outer wrapper with title printed in two colours within a three-colour decorative surround, imprint on the lower cover, text printed on the upper and lower inner wrappers. (Light toning to inner wrappers [see images])

All contained in the original paper presentation envelope (9 7/8 x 13 inches), two-colour vignette title to the front (lightly soiled, chip to flap).

A very fine copy of this attractive stylised bird's-eye-view of historic Boston by Charles Capon. This example includes the rare original envelope.

  • Binding Condition: Excellent
  • Overall Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 18 ¼ x 24 ½in; 463 x 622mm


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