[Boston]: [American Society of Civil Engineers], 1878, June. Cloth. [CASE MAP]. Case: 6 1/8” x 3 5/8”; gilt stamped brown cloth over board; small chip to upper edge, light sunning top edge; very good plus.
Map size: 23” x 27 ¾”; 21 3/8” x 26 ¼” within the neat line; printed in black with hand-coloring denoting city areas; fine. Only located in 3 OCLC libraries, 2 holdings at Harvard and 1 at the Huntington. Scarce. Fine. Item #1181
A clear and bright map of the city of Boston prepared for the Convention of the American Society of Civil Engineers meeting there in June of 1878. Hand-coloring denoted the Original Shore Line of Boston Proper in green, the Present Shore Line of East Boston in blue, and the District burned by the Fire of Nov. 9-10, 1872. Included in the key are average tides, Railroads with their Connections, Steamers, and Statistics of the Board of Trade from 1877 including Shipping (Export and Import) with Tonnage, Population, Valuation and Rate of Taxation.