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Boston

A Topographical History, Third Edition, Enlarged

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HARDCOVER

$85.50 • £68.95 • €77.00

ISBN 9780674002678

Publication Date: 05/05/2000

Short

432 pages

6-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches

32 new halftones

Belknap Press

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The late Walter Muir Whitehill was Director of the Boston Athenæum.

Lawrence W. Kennedy is Professor of History at the University of Scranton and author of Planning the City upon a Hill: Boston since 1630.

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