Item #53677 WALTHAM, PAST AND PRESENT; AND ITS INDUSTRIES.; With an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1738. Charles A. Nelson.
WALTHAM, PAST AND PRESENT; AND ITS INDUSTRIES.; With an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1738.

WALTHAM, PAST AND PRESENT; AND ITS INDUSTRIES.; With an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1738.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Thomas Lewis, 1879. First edition. 8vo., 152 pp., with 55 albumen photographs on 31 leaves, including the frontispiece. Publisher's gilt titled cloth over beveled boards. The cloth is rubbed along the spine and tips, with a faint dampstain on the front and rear boards. Light soil and foxing on the first and last few leaves; the first signature is slightly sprung; owner's signature on the first blank leaf. A near very good copy. Item #53677

The photographs were made by Thomas Lewis, a landscape photographer; they include architecture and historic locals in Waltham and the towns in the vicinity of Boston. Issued in an edition of 900 regular and 100 large paper copies, this is a regular copy.

Listed as No. 384 in Original Sun Picture, New York Public Library, 1977.

Price: $285.00

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