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Boston: Past & Present

Boston: Past & Present

Mary L. Martin and E. Ashley Rooney

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Experience Boston, Massachusetts, as it was and as it is today, through over 300 vintage postcards and current photographs of one of America’s favorite tourist cities. See The Old State House and the new, vibrant skyline; the old Public Garden and the new skating rink; statues of Revolutionary heroes and the famous mallard family that all contribute to life in Boston as it has evolved over three centuries. It won’t be hard to learn the history as you read stories about these pictures. Commerce, politics, romance, and religious strife all happened here while Boston became a cornerstone of America’s greatness. As a souvenir or guide to the city, this book will be a welcome visual reference to the city known as Bean Town, home of the football Patriots and the Boston Marathon.

Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 215 color and 99 b/w photos | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764330582 | Binding: soft cover


Mary L. Martin Postcards is a three-generation family business and the largest postcard operation in the world. E. Ashley Rooney has written many non-fiction books on architecture, interior design, and gardens, especially in New England where she lives.