Photogravures of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Beverley Farms, Pride's Crossing.

Boston: J. Eastman Chase, 7 Hamilton Place, [1891].

Price: $2,250.00

About the item

17 (of 18) photogravures on 16 (of 17 leaves), each printed on tissue and tipped onto a backing sheet, extra-illustrated with frontispiece variant of “Eagle Head Rock” re-titled “Christmas morning by the sea.” Lacking “Lilly Pond” gravure. 1 vols. Oblong folio (10-7/8 x 13-3/4 inches). Original grey sugar-paper covered boards, title printed in black within decorative border (the whole designed by J.E.H.), expertly rebacked to style with blue cloth. Marginal spotting to title and contents leaf, occasional small tears and chips to backing sheets. Provenance: Anne Higbee Green (Magnolia, Mass., located next to Manchester-by-the-Sea), with ownership inscription dated August 11, 1891. OCLC: 10287582 (4 copies).

Item #260706

A rare photographic portrait of Massachusetts’ North Shore region, including Manchester by the Sea, Beverly Farms, and Pride’s Crossing, with beautifully reproduced photogravures by Jeanette M. Appleton.