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Stock# 52501
Description

Decorative pictorial map of historic Concord, Massachusetts, published by Alva Scott Garfield. The lively maps shows important public buildings, businesses, schools, places of worship, and residences. The map is embellished with numerous pictorial vignettes and historical notes.

It also includes a number of references and quotes from Henry David Thoreau.

The vignettes reflect Concord's long and varied history, placing particular emphasis on the early colonial period and the American Revolution, and the activities of the late 18th and 19th centuries, including important historical and literary figures associated with the town.

Alva Scott Garfield was an artist active in the 1950s and 60s, based in Concord, Massachusetts and Madison, New Hampshire. She produced quite a few pictorial maps of areas with rich historical associations, including Boston, Concord, Harvard University, and the White Mountains.