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Very decorative masthead... Pilgrim Hall & Monument to the Forefathers...
Item # 639845
August 6, 1859
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 6, 1859
* Rare title w/ great masthead
This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see).
The front includes a print of: "The Pilgrim Hall, Plymouth, Mass." with text on it, the oldest public museum in the United States in continuous operation (see hyperlink). The bkpg. has a large print of the "National Monument to the Forefathers", dedicated a few days previous to this issue, but was not completed until 1888 (see Wikipedia for more details).
Eight pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War