COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS [MILLER (FRANCIS)] A very large untitled road map route from Boston east along the coast road to Falmouth and onto North Yarmouth

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Lot 151
COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS
[MILLER (FRANCIS)] A very large untitled road map route from Boston east along the coast road to Falmouth and onto North Yarmouth

£ 30,000 - 40,000
US$ 38,000 - 51,000
COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS
[MILLER (FRANCIS)] A very large untitled road map route from Boston east along the coast road to Falmouth and onto North Yarmouth, manuscript on 10 sheets of paper, scale of approximately one inch to 2 miles, executed in black and brown inks with water indicated in green, one section slightly dust-soiled, a number of clean long tears where rolled, size overall if joined 675 x 3700mm., [New England, c.1765]

Footnotes

  • This is the largest and most detailed version of the road east from Boston. The characteristics seem to support attribution to Francis Miller (see adjacent lot for a reduced version) The map purports to show individual houses at the roadside, and identifies the many inns as well as meeting houses, rivers and streams and townships.
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