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The Boston Fire of 1872...
Item # 661563
November 23, 1872
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 23, 1872
* The great Boston Fire prints
* One of most costly fires in U.S. history
The prime content is on the front page, three prints: "The Fire at Boston". Inside has a half page map: "Plan of Boston, Showing The Extent of the Fire."
The Great Boston Fire of 1872 was Boston's largest fire and still one of the most costly fire-related property losses in American history.
Also within is a doublepage centerfold: "The Voyage to China...". Other prints include: "Waterspouts on the Mediterranean", "The New City Museum, Guildhall", "The Steam-ship Hindoo..." "The Pelsall Hall Colliery...Scene of the Flooding": full-page portraits of the King and Queen of Saxony, "Medals for the Vienna Exhibition".
Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War