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Plan de la Ville de Boston et ses Environs

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Bellin's scarce and very attractive plan of early Boston, encompassing Charlestown and Isle Ronde (East Boston) and showing good shoreline topography and highly detailed street layouts. At left, a letter key identifies 16 important buildings and sites, both religious and civic, including the "Temple d Quaquers" and the "Temple des Anabaptistes." from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Item Number: RS2084
Cartographer: Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1757/1760
Size: 10 5/8" x 6 3/8"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning; a few spots in the wide margins and a very light water stain in the bottom right corner of the margin; margins extended with contemporary paper to fit the size of the atlas volume
Price: SOLD