Boston Public Library
Exhibitions

Bibliography

Made in Boston Bibliography (pdf)

General background

  • Winsor, Justin, Memorial History of Boston…. Vol. II. The Provincial Period. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1881. [BPL call no. F73.3 .W77 1881]

Mapping New England

  • Black, Jeannette D. The Blathwayt Atlas Volume II Commentary. Providence: Brown University Press, 1975, pp. 63-72.
  • Burden, Philip, The Mapping of North America II. Rickmansworth, United Kingdom: Raleigh Publications, 2007. Entry #484. [BPL call no. GA401 .B87 1996]
  • Krieger, Alex and David Cobb with Amy Turner, Mapping Boston. Cambridge, Mass. and London: The MIT Press, 1999, pp. 21-116. [BPL call no. GA430 .M36 1999]
  • Matthew H. Edney, “The “Percy Map”: Maps and Military Strategy during the Revolution.” Online exhibition, 1998; updated 2012. Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, University of Southern Maine. http://www.oshermaps.org/special-map-exhibits/percy-map/.
  • McCorkle, Barbara, New England in Early Printed Maps 1513 to 1800. Providence, RI: The John Carter Brown Library, 2001. [BPL call no. GA408.5.N49 M38 2001]

Mapping Boston

  • Brigham, Clarence S., Paul Revere’s Engravings. New York: Atheneum, 1969, pp. 79-85. [BPL call no. NE539.R5 A57 1969]
  • Cyr, Stepanie C., “A lasting impression: the discovery of a new state of the Bonner-Price maps of Boston.” June, 2008 (Unpublished article produced for the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library.)
  • Edes, Henry H., “The Burgis-Price View of Boston,” in Transactions, 1906-1907. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1910. Vol. XI, pp. 245-262. [BPL call no. F61 .C711]
  • Holman, Richard B. “William Burgis,” in Boston Prints and Printmakers 1670-1775. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1973, pp. 57-81. [BPL call no. NE535.M42 B67 1973x]
  • Krieger, Alex and David Cobb with Amy Turner, Mapping Boston. Cambridge, Mass. and London: The MIT Press, 1999, p. 174 and plates 24-26. [BPL call no. GA430 .M36 1999]
  • Reps, John W., “Boston by Bostonians: The Printed Plans and Views of the Colonial City by its Artists, Cartographers, Engravers and Publishers,” in Boston Prints and Printmakers 1670-1775. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, pp. 3-56. [BPL call no. NE535.M42 B67 1973x]
  • Stokes, I.N. Phelps, and Daniel G. Haskell, American Historical Prints, Early Views of American Cities, Etc., from the Phelps Stokes and other Collections. New York: New York Public Library, 1933, entry 1722 – B-51 and plate 11-a entry C. 1722 – B-53 and plate 10-b, entry 1768 – B-102 and plate 21-a. [BPL call no. NE954.2 .N39 1933x]
  • Winsor, Justin, Memorial History of Boston…. Vol. II. The Provincial Period. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1881, pp. xlix-lv. [BPL call no. F73.3 .W77 1881]

Cyprian Southack

  • Brinley, George, Catalogue of the American Library of the Late Mr. George Brinley… Fifth Part. Boston: C.F. Libbie & Co., 1893, p. 144 (lot #9316).
  • Burden, Philip, The Mapping of North America II. Rickmansworth, United Kingdom: Raleigh Publications, 2007. Entry #666. [BPL call no. GA401 .B87 1996]
  • Chard, Donald F., “Southack, Cyprian,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 3, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed August 27, 2013, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/southack_cyprian_3E.html.
  • Hitchings, Sinclair, “Guarding the New England Coast: The Naval Career of Cyprian Southack,” in Seafaring in Colonial Massachusetts. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1980, pp. 43-65. [BPL call no. F61 .C71 vol. 52]
  • Krieger, Alex and David Cobb with Amy Turner, Mapping Boston. Cambridge, Mass. and London: The MIT Press, 1999, p. 98 and plate 15. [BPL call no. GA430 .M36 1999]
  • LeGear, Clara Egli “The New England Coasting Pilot of Cyprian Southack,” in Imago Mundi, vol. XI (1954), pp. 137-144. [BPL call no. GA1 .I6]
  • Tapley, Harriet, The Province Galley of Massachusetts Bay, 1694-1716. Salem, Mass: The Essex Institute, 1922. (Reprinted from The Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, vol. LVIII. Also available on line at http://archive.org/stream/provincegalleym00taplgoog#page/n8/mode/2up.)
  • Winsor, Justin, Memorial History of Boston…. Vol. II. The Provincial Period. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1881, pp. xlix-lv. [BPL call no. F73.3 .W77 1881]

Contest for Empire

  • Anderson, Fred, Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766. New York: Vintage Books, 2000. [BPL call no. E199 .A59 2000]
  • Borneman, Walter R. The French and Indian War. New York: Harper Perennial, 2006. [BPL call no. E199 .B67 2006]
  • Browne, George Waldo. Hon. Samuel Blodget: The Pioneer of Progress in the Merrimack Valley. Manchester, N.H., 1907.
  • Fales, Martha G., “James Turner, Silversmith-Engraver,” in Georgia Brady Barnhill, ed., Prints of New England. Worcester, Mass: American Antiquarian Society, 1991, pp. 1-20. [BPL call no. NE510 .P74 1991x]
  • Hitchings, Sinclair, “Thomas Johnston,” in Boston Prints and Printmakers: 1670-1775. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, pp. 83-132. [BPL call no. NE535.M42 B67 1973x]
  • Howe, Fisher, “Notes on the Clement-Johnston Map of Lake George 1756.” Typescript held by the American Antiquarian Society, 1931.
  • Howe, Fisher, ALS to Horace Brown, Esq. New York, NY: May 1931. Typescript held by the American Antiquarian Society.
  • Oliver, Andrew, “Peter Pelham (c. 1697-1751) Sometime Printmaker of Boston,” in Boston Prints and Printmakers: 1670-1775. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, pp. 133-173. [BPL call no. NE535.M42 B67 1973x]
  • [Sargent, George Henry?], “The Bibliographer,” in Boston Evening Transcript, No. 231 (Oct. 1, 1913), p. 25. [BPL call no. AN2 .M4B6872]
  • Stokes, I.N. Phelps, and Daniel G. Haskell, American Historical Prints, Early Views of American Cities, Etc., from the Phelps Stokes and other Collections. New York: New York Public Library, 1933, entry 1755 – C-13 and plate 16, entry P. 1758 – B-17. [BPL call no. NE954.2 .N39 1933x]

Contest for Land

  • Edney, Matthew, “Competition over Land, Competition over Empire: Public Discourse and Printed Maps of the Kennebec River, 1753-1775,” in Martin Bruckner, Early American Cartographies. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, pp. 276-305.
  • Fales, Martha G., “James Turner, Silversmith-Engraver,” in Georgia Brady Barnhill, ed., Prints of New England. Worcester, Mass: American Antiquarian Society, 1991, pp. 1-20. [BPL call no. NE510 .P74 1991x]
  • Hitchings, Sinclair, “Thomas Johnston,” in Boston Prints and Printmakers: 1670-1775. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, pp. 83-132. [BPL call no. NE535.M42 B67 1973x]
  • Miller, George J., “The Printing of the Elizabethtown Bill in Chancery” in Pamphlet Series No. 1: Addresses before the Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey.” Perth Amboy, NJ: George J. Miller, pp. 3-20.
  • Wroth, Lawrence, “The Thomas Johnston Maps of Kennebec Purchase,” in In Tribute to Fred Anthoensen, Master Printer. Portland, ME: Anthoensen Press, 1952, pp. 77-107.

Exhibitions and other catalogues

  • Burden, Philip, The Mapping of North America II. Rickmansworth, United Kingdom: Raleigh Publications, 2007. [BPL call no. GA401 .B87 1996]
  • Grolier Club, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Early American Engraving Upon Copper: 1727-1850. New York: Grolier Club, 1908.
  • Hitchings, Sinclair, “A New England Album,” in Archives of American Art Journal. Washington, D.C., 1971. Vol. 9 no. 4, pp. 17-26. [BPL call no. N11.A735 A15]
  • McCorkle, Barbara, New England in Early Printed Maps 1513 to 1800. Providence, RI: The John Carter Brown Library, 2001. [BPL call no. GA408.5.N49 M38 2001]
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, A Descriptive Catalogue of an Exhibition of Early Engraving in America, December 12, 1904-February 5, 1905. Cambridge, Mass: University Press, 1904. [BPL call no. NE506 .B6]
  • Shadwell, Wendy, American Printmaking: The First 150 Years. City of Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969. [BPL call no. NE505 .M8x]
  • Stauffer, David. American Engravers on Copper and Steel. New York: The Grolier Club of New York, 1907.
  • Worcester Art Museum and The American Antiquarian Society, Art in New England: Early New England Printmakers. Worcester: Worcester Art Museum, 1939 (Also available on line at http://archive.org/stream/artinnewenglande00worc#page/n3/mode/2up.)
  • Worms, Laurence and Ashley Baynton-Williams, British Map Engravers. London: Rare Book Society, 2011.
  • Wroth, Lawrence C. and Marion W. Adams, American Woodcuts and Engravings, 1670-1800. Providence: The Associates of the John Carter Brown Library, 1946. [BPL call no. NE505 .W7 1946x ]