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A scarce and lovely map of Rockland, Maine

A lovely wall map of the historic seacoast town of Rockland, Maine, with superb original color. Osborne’s map provides an attractive and wonderfully-detailed depiction of the midcoast city of Rockland, Maine, located roughly midway between Portland and Mount Desert Island. Incorporated as East Thomaston in 1848, it took its present name in 1850 and received a city charter […]

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Camden, Maine in 1856

This extremely rare map of Camden, Maine is an attractive and wonderfully-detailed depiction of a small coastal town roughly midway between Portland and Mount Desert Island. The map also depicts Rockport, which was part of Camden until seceding in 1891 due to a dispute over how to pay for a bridge. Today Camden is best known as an artists’ […]

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Compiled and drawn from surveys by E[dgar] M[Maurice] Woodford, MAP OF BELKNAP COUNTY NEW HAMPSHIRE. Philadelphia: Smith & Peavey, 1859.

Mammoth 1859 wall map of Belknap County and Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire

A monumental and richly informative wall map of Belknap County, New Hampshire, including terrific detail for Lake Winnipesaukee and the surrounding area. By Edgar Maurice Woodford, one of the preeminent American makers of large-scale city and county maps in the 1850s. Published in 1859, this was for its time by far the largest and most […]

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1855 wall map of Grafton Massachusetts

Rare 1855 wall map of Grafton Massachusetts

A lovely, richly-informative, and extraordinarily rare 1855 wall map of Grafton Massachusetts, an important Worcester County mill town. Woodford’s map provides a wonderfully detailed depiction of Grafton, located in Worcester County along the Quinsigamond River just west of modern-day Route 495. Incorporated in 1735, the town thrived early in the Industrial Revolution due to the […]

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[ Lenox Massachusetts ] Surveyed and Drawn by E[dgar] M[aurice] Woodford / E. Herrlein’s Lithography / Printed by Wagner & McGuigan, MAP OF THE TOWN OF LENOX BERKSHIRE CO. MASSACHUSETTS. Philadelphia: Richard Clark, 1854.

Very rare 1854 wall map of Lenox Massachusetts

An attractive and richly informative wall map of the town of Lenox Massachusetts in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains, home to Tanglewood, Edith Wharton’s The Mount, Shakespeare & Company, and a host of spectacular Gilded Age summer “cottages”. Surveyed by E. M. Woodford and published in Richard Clark in Philadelphia in 1854, this was […]

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Wall map of Leicester Massachusetts

A lovely and richly-informative map of Leicester Massachusetts, a Worcester County mill town. Only the third example located, and in very nice, unconserved condition. Founded in 1714, Leicester citizens were involved in the early battles of the Revolution.  Thereafter it became an early participant in the American Industrial Revolution, for over a century producing some one-third of […]

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