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Press Releases from Boston Rare Maps (3 total)

Rare 1811 Linen Printed Louisiana Territory Map Highlights New Acquisitions at B …

SOUTHAMPTON, MA – Boston Rare Maps, one of the country’s premier specialists in rare and unusual antique maps, announces the acquisition of a number of exciting new pieces, among them a rare linen-printed 1811 map that depicts the short-lived state of “Franklin.” Additional works include a charming map of Lake Champlain printed in America during the Revolutionary War, the first-ever printed chart of Boston Harbor, and a mammoth hand-drawn

Boston Rare Maps Showcases First Antique Map of The Independent United States at …

MIAMI, FL – Boston Rare Maps, one of the country’s premier specialists in rare and unusual antique maps, announces the acquisition of an important and highly sought-after 1784 map by Jean Lattré, noted as the first map of the independent United States. The map, a rare variant including text panels describing the “principal events” of the American Revolution, will highlight Boston Rare Maps’ offerings at this year’s Miami International

Boston Rare Maps Features Civil War Maps and Ephemera

SOUTHAMPTON, MA – Boston Rare Maps, one of the country’s premier specialists in rare and unusual antique maps, presents a unique selection of original maps and ephemera from the American Civil War. Included is an iconic 1864 Currier & Ives political cartoon, a schematic map detailing the battle of Gettysburg and a handwritten report by a South Carolina general assessing the tactical situation in Charleston Harbor before the bombardment