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Because it's Beautiful...Boston Parks

Used to be 25 cents, now it's $135 from rulon-miller books.

"Boston Park guide including the municipal and metropolitan systems of greater Boston. Boston: published by the author, 1895. $1358vo, pp.[4] ads, [4], 69, [6] ads; folding frontispiece plan of the park, 2 other folding plans, 17 plates from photographs, a number of other illustrations and plans in the text, some full-p.; original pictorial wrappers printed in brown, black and green, by Chas. H. Woodbury"

Sure to include Boston Common, the oldest park in America: circa 1634 when each householder paid a minimum of six shillings toward its purchase. In the 1870s it became part of Frederick Law Olmstead's 'Emerald Necklace' of park landscapes encircling Boston, but he (sensibly) didn't alter it.

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