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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MA: Boston
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1.

Proceedings of the Boston Society.

Publisher: Boston: Old State House, 1884-1890.
Bound exlibrary volume containing the years 1884-1890 of the proceedings of the Boston Society. Includes tipped-in letter from the Socity(Sept. 26, 1892) and seven plates. Crown of spine torn, o/w VG+. Hard Cover. ISBN: Boston Society; Boston

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2.
Alden, John Eliot, 1914-  
Blood in the Streets: The Boston Massacre 5 March, 1770

Publisher: Boston, Boston Public Library, 1970.
[32] p., xviii facsims. 28 cm. Facsimiles of 18 documents relating to the Boston Massacre from the collections of the Boston Public Library with an essay on the event by John Eliot Alden, the Rare Books Librarian of the BPL. Stock# 32,217 b.Vg,

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Amory, Cleveland, 1917-1998.  
The Proper Bostonians.

Publisher: N.Y., Dutton, 1948.
381 p., front. (Sargent's portrait of "Mrs Jack"), maps as end-liners. Amory was himself a proper Bostonian and described the inner world of the social elite so vividly that this was a best seller. This copy is the 11th printing. Vg/vg. 101491.

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4.
Beacon Hill Garden Club. Moore, Barbara W. & Gail Weesner, editors  
Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill. Photographs by Southie Burgin

Publisher: Beacon Hill Garden Club, Boston, Mass. [c1987].
Oblong, 64 p., color photos, 20 cm. Thirty-eight gardens. Paper wraps; VG+ with ink inscription by one of the garden owners. Stock#34937 (ns).

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5.
Beatty, Jack  
The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley 1874-1958

Publisher: Reading, MA, Addison-Wesley, 1992.
x, 571 p. illus., 24.5 cm. Mayor of Boston, congressman, Governor of Massachusetts, master orator, outrageous thief. A saga of what America did to the irish and of the Irish legacy to America. Stock# 30,002. Vg, owner's sig. on t.p., some annotations/ dj vg.

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6.
Bill Brent, Photographs' Text by Carol Beggy  
Boston, an extended family
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Publisher: Commonwealth Editition, Beverly, MA, 2007 Signed By Bill Brett.
Fine cloth hardback, red lettering, Near Fine DJ. Cover with minimal shelf wear. DJ has tiny shelf wear, a few scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are Fine, look unused. 4to, 133 pp with many photos and biographies plus list of subjects. ISBN# 978-1-93312-38-8. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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Boston Elevated Railway Company  
Boston Elevated Railway Company Stock Certificate
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Publisher: Boston Elevated Railway Company, 1902.
Certificate. 19 x 28 cm. Issued 3 May 1902. 15 shares of Paine, Weber & Co. Fifteen shares, number 5368. Has an engraving of the 5 arched rail line and 3 car train. Printed in red and black. Stamped and perforated cancel stamps invalidate commercial value. Stock# 44,673. Vg

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8.
Boston Foundation  
Wisdom of Our Choices: Boston's Indicators of Progress, Change and

Wisdom of Our Choices: Boston's Indicators of Progress, Change and Sustainability 2000 by Boston Foundation, paperback, 312 pages, illustrated with maps and tables, very good condition

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9.
Boston, Massachusetts [Historical Society].  
'A Guide at a Glance' of Historic Boston.

Publisher: Rawding Distributing Co., Winchester, Mass. Copyright 1964. Fifteenth Edition.
48 p., illus. incl. photos, maps; stapled in yellow pictorial covers; VG. 101383.

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10.
Bridgman, Thomas, b. 1795.  
Memorials of The Dead In Boston; Containing Exact Transcripts of Inscriptions on the Sepulchral Monuments...

Publisher: Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey & Co., 1853.
in the King's Chapel Burial Ground, In the City of Boston. With Copious Historical and Biographical Notices of Many of the Early Settlers of the Metropolis of New England. List of patrons, 17 p. at end. 3 p.l., [5]-339, [4], 17 p., index, portrait front., engr. double plan front., illus., 19.5 cm.; bound in publisher's brown cloth stamped in gold, edges gilt; lacks lower half of backstrip, corners & edges worn; two-inch diagonal tear from top outer corner of title-page; contemporary inkstain on pp. 10/11, else internally clean & good. Stock# 29,328

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11.
Brown, Frank Chouteau, 1876-1947  
Historic Boston, Massachusetts, by Frank Chouteau Brown.

Publisher: [Stamford, CT, Russell F. Whitehead, May ,1937].
16 p., 18 illus., 3 plans, 28 cm. Measured drawings by the author. Photographs by Arthur C. Haskell. Monograph Series Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic, [continuing the White Pine Series] vol. 23, no. 1. Stock# 39,550. Good+, cover spotted/ paper. .

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12.
Bunting, W. H. (William Henry), b. 1945, editor.  
Portrait of a Port. Boston, 1852-1914. W. H. Bunting, Compiler and Annotator.

Publisher: Cambridge, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.
”After the Civil War, Boston underwent a radical and successful transformation from a declining mercantile home port to an important and competitive modern seaport. At the same time, the transition from sail to steam was taking place.” xviii, 519 p., illus., 234 photographs, 24 cm.; Vg/ dj worn, soiled. 100872

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13.
Burrill, Ellen Mudge  
The State House, Boston, Massachusetts
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Publisher: Wright and Potter, Coston, 1912 Fourth Edition.
VG paperback. Decorative cover has a little edge and spine wear, some darkening at edges, small chip at bottom spine. Binding a little shaky in front but holding. End papers and pp are lightly tanned. 12mo, 112 pp with an appendix of names.

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14.
Clarke, Catherine Goddard, d.1968.  
The Loyolas and the Cabots, the story of the Boston heresy case.
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Publisher: Boston, Ravengate Press [©1950].
xi, 301 p. 21 cm. Clarke, a Roman Catholic lay woman, established a Center for Catholic worship near the gates of Harvardd yard. Thee Center was soon embroiled with the Church Hierarcy. Stock# 102774. Good+ 1952 owner's signature.

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15.
Codman, Ogden, 1839-1920, comp.  
Gravestone Inscriptions and Records of Tomb Burials in the Central Burying Ground, Boston Common...
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Publisher: Salem, The Essex Institute, 1917..
167 p.; 24 cm. Title continues: and Inscriptions in the South Burying Ground, Boston. "Two hundred copies printed for Ogden Codman." "Introduction" signed (p. iv) Ogden Codman, Ipswich…" Indexed. Stock#47513. Very Good in green cloth stamped in gold; no dust jacket, as issued.

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16.
De Costa, J. Hall, Charles, b. ca. 1720-1780  
A Plan of the Town and Harbour of Boston and the country adjacent with the road from Boston to Concord...

Publisher: London, De Costa, 1775; [Meridian, Conn. Meriden Gravure Company, 1963].
Color map; 37 x 49 cm. Title continues: shewing the places of the late engagement between the King's troops & the provincials, together with the several encampments of both armies in & about Boston. Taken from an actual survey. Humbly inscribed to Richd. Whitworth by J. De Costa; C. Hall, sc. Scale ca. 1:120,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of military interest. "A facsimile of the original in the map collection of the Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut." This state lacks the Meriden Gravure Company imprint. stock#Flat0048. Vg, folded in four panels.

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17.
DeWolfe Howe, M. A. (Mark Anthony) 1864-1960  
Boston The Place and the People

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan, 1903.
xv, 397 p. illus., 21 cm. A history of Boston through the great fire of 9 November, 1872. Much on the landfills that created most of the modern city. Stock# 30,290, Good+/ no dj.

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18.
Early, Eleanor.  
And This is Boston! (and seashore and country too) by Eleanor Early.

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1930..
x p., 1 gbs., 256 p. incl. front. 17 cm. The first two chapters are on Old Boston and a third on Beacon Hill, but then the book ranges to Marblehead and Salem, Gloucester and Cape Ann, Cambridge, Lexington and Concord, Harvard and Sudbury, Plymouth and the South Shore, Nantucket and The Cape. Stock# 38,836. Vg/ no dj.

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19.
Early, Eleanor.  
And So This Is Boston! And Seashore and Country Too!

Publisher: Published by Houghton Mifflin, CR 1930,.
256 pages with index. Small book, red covers, slight soil, owners stamp and writing on front endpapers, o/w good. Story of Constance Nelson and life in Boston. New England, Massachusetts, Boston, Americana. Hard Cover

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20.
Elkins, Hallie Katherine  
Meet Boston: autumn accents vol 1 #1
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Meet Boston: autumn accents vol 1 #1 by Hallie Katherine Elkins, 1948, an overview of the fashions in Boston, 32 pages, paperback

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21.
Formisano, Ronald P., 1939-  
Boston Against Busing: Race, Class and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s
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Publisher: Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ©1991.
xvi, 323 p., illus., map; 23 cm. "Explores the sources of white opposition to school desegregation. He sees white resistance as an example of reactionary populism, a social movement mixing both populist and conservative elements. Racism was a key factor, but racial prejudice alone cannot explain the movement." ISBN (10): 0807842923. Very Good / soft cover. Stock#47532.

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22.
Formisano, Ronald P., 1939- and Burns, Constance K., editors  
Boston 1700-1980: The Evolution of Urban Politics
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Publisher: Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1984.
viii, 296 p.; 22 cm. Series: Contributions in American History. Most of these essays originated in the Boston Political History Project, which celebrated Boston's 350th anniversary in 1980. ISBN (10): 0313233365. Stock#47320. Vg / no dj as issued.

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23.
Green, Martin  
The Mount Vernon Street Warrens A Boston Story, 1860-1910

Publisher: N.Y., Scribners, 1989..
xv, 270 p. The Warren family's contributions to Boston, Harvard, The Museum of Fine Arts, and other New England institutions has been overshadowed by the fighting of one generation of five siblings according to the author. Stock #26392. Fine/ dj fine. American history Regional

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24.
Greenslet, Ferris, 1875-1959  
The Lowells and their Seven Worlds

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946.
xi, 442 p. plates, ports., geneal. tab. 23.5 cm. The Lowell family (descended from Percival Lowell, 1571-1664) contributed much to Boston and New England culture, politics and business, making them one of Boston's leading families. Stock# 40,146. Vg/ no dj.

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25.
Herlihy, Elisabeth M.  
From Trimountaine to Boston 1630-1930
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From Trimountaine to Boston 1630-1930 by Elisabeth M. Herlihy, City of Boston, 1930, 76 pages, paperback, a pull out aerial view fold out map

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26.
Howe, Helen Huntington, 1905-  
The Gentle Americans 1864-1960 Biography of a Breed

Publisher: N.Y., Harper and Row, 1965.
xx, 458, [1] p. illus., 21.5 cm. A biography of the author's father, M.A (Mark Anthony) DeWolf Howe, 1864-1960, and his circle of Boston friends. Stock# 30,133. Vg/ dj vg.

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27.
Howe, Helen Huntington, 1905-1975  
The Gentle Americans, 1864-1960; biography of a breed [by] Helen Howe.

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1965].
xix, 458 p. 16 pages of illus., ports. 22 cm. "Mark DeWolfe Howe is the exuberant center of this richly peoples memoir." Bibliography: p. 445-446.

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28.
Howe, M. A. (Mark Antony) De Wolfe, 1864-1960  
Boston: The Place and the People
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Publisher: NY & London, Macmillan, 1903.
xv, 397 p., illus.; 19.5 cm. A readable and reliable narrative of Boston with sections on the process of filling in the space around the original peninsula and the fire of 1872. Good+, binding faded but sound; no dust jacket. Stock#47505.

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29.
Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony), 1864-1960 / Fields, Annie, 1834-1915  
Memories of a Hostess.A Chronicle of Eminent Friendships Drawn from the Diaries of Mrs. James T. Fields

Publisher: Boston, Atlantic Monthly Press, [c1922].
[x], 312 p. illus. 21 cm. Second impression. Contents: The house and the hostess -- Dr. Holmes, the friend and neighbor -- Concord and Cambridge visitors -- With Dickens in America -- Stage folk and others -- Sarah Orne Jewett. "Annie Fields (1834-1915) was a well-known author, literary hostess, and social welfare worker in Boston, Mass. Following her marriage in 1854 to James Thomas Fields (1817-1881), editor, author, and partner in the Boston publishing house of Ticknor & Fields, she became intimately involved with many of New England's leading literary figures. Visitors to her Charles Street salon included Amos Bronson Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry James, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, William Hickling Prescott, and John Greenleaf Whittier. Fields counted among her personal friends Charlotte Cushman, Julia Ward Howe, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Lucy Larcom. Stock# 43,199. Good+ . no dj.

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30.
Jones, Howard Mumford, 1892-1980, / Jones, Bessie Zaban, joint comps  
The Many Voices of Boston : a historical anthology, 1630-1975 / edited by Howard Mumford Jones and Bessie Zaban Jones

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1975] c1974..
xv, 448 p. ; 24 cm. "An Atlantic Monthly Press book." "...Draws On Nearly One Hundred Commentors, Using Historical Records, Memoirs, Fiction And Poetry To Reveal how Bostonians Have lived over the past 350 years." Bibliography: p. 445-446. Stock# 422,616. Vg / dj vg.

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31.
Kirker, Harold, and James Kirker  
Bulfinch's Boston 1787-1817

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford UP, 1964.
ix, 305 p. illus., 23.5 cm. "The story of a man and a city in the generation after the American Revolution. The man was Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844), architect and civic leader, the city was Boston." Stock# 31,404. Vg/ dj good+.

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32.
Knowles, Katharine, photographer. Whitehill, Walter Muir.  
Boston: Portrait of a City. Photographs by Katharine Knowles. Text by Walter Muir Whitehill.

Publisher: Barre Publishers, 1964. "Third printing".
Focus on Beacon Hill and the Common. 112 p., photos throughout, pictorial endpapers, 22 cm.; pictorial covers, clear plastic dj stamped in gold; closed tear at top of spine, ink owner name; VG+. 35217 {ns}.

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33.
Levin, Murray B.  
Alienated Voter: Politics in Boston

Alienated Voter: Politics in Boston by Murray B. Levin, Holt Rinehart Winston, 1960, 84 pages

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Levin, Murray B.  
Alienated Voter: politics in Boston
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Alienated Voter: politics in Boston by Murray B. Levin, Holt-Rinehard, paperback, 1960, 84 pages

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35.
Lowe, David  
Picture Postcards of Old Boston: 24 ready to mail views

Picture Postcards of Old Boston: 24 ready to mail views, David Lowe, Dover Pub, 1982 printing

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36.
Lyndon, Donlyn  
City Observed: Boston, a guide to the architecture of the Hub
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City Observed: Boston, a guide to the architecture of the Hub by Donlyn Lyndon, Vintage Books, paperback, 317 pages, illustrated, very good condition, 1982

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37.
McBride, Stewart Dill  
Boston in Color: profiles of America
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Boston in Color: profiles of America by Stewart Dill McBride, Hastings House, hard cover, dust jacket, 1980, photographs by Peter H. Dreyer, 95 pages, very good condition

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38.
McBride, Stewart Dill/ Peter H. Dreyer  
Boston in Color A Collection of Color Photographs by Peter H. Dreyer With Text and Notes on the Illustrations by Stewart Dill McBride

Publisher: N.Y., Hastings House, 1977..
. 95 p. 32 four-color plates. Series: Profiles of America. A good portrait, verbal and photographic, of the Hub of the Universe. Stock #26415. Vg/vg. Boston American History regional

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39.
McCaughey, Robert A  
Josiah Quincy, 1772-1864; the last Federalist [by] Robert A. McCaughey

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1974.
xii, 264 p. port. 25 cm. Series: Harvard historical studies, v. 90. Josiah Quincy was a Congressman, Mayor of Boston, President of Harvard (1829-1845) and contributed greatly to the college, the city and the nation. Stock# 36,303. Vg/ dj good.

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40.
Menzies  
Boston Observer: Essays by a Globe Columnist on the Life of the City
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Boston Observer: Essays by a Globe Columnist on the Life of the City 1970- 1985 by Ian Menzies, John W. McCormack Institute of Public Affairs, paperback, May 1995, 147 pages, near new condition

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41.
Meyerson, Martin  
Boston: the job ahead
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Boston: the job ahead by Martin Meyerson and Edward C. Banfield, cloth, dust jacket, Harvard Uni Pr, 1966, 122 pages

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42.
Meyerson, Martin, 1922-2007 / Banfield, Edward C.,  
Boston: the job ahead by] Martin Meyerson and Edward C. Banfield
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Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1966..
121 p. illus., maps. 24 cm. Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies. One of the preeminent city planners of his era, the is a model work emphasizing the role of private enterprise in making the city and region flourish. Stock# 45,007. Vg / no dj.

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43.
O'Connell, Shaun  
Imagining Boston: A Literary Landscape

Publisher: Boston: Beacon Press, 1990 2nd ptg..
405pp. hardback tall 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj [fore edge is age spotted; else nrF] A literary history of Boston, Massachusetts, praised by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

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44.
Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875-1968  
To Be Young Was Very Heaven.

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1967..
366 p. illus., ports. 22 cm. tells of her girlhood among the Brahmins of Boston at the turn of the 20th century. Stock# 42,817. Vg / dj vg.

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45.
Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805  
A View of the City of Boston the Capital of New England, in North America

Publisher: London, John Bowles, Robt. Sayer, Thos. Jefferys [1768]; facsimile reprint Ithaca, N.Y., Historic Urban Plans, 1970.
Printed facsimile view; 33 x 51 cm. Title also in French: Vue de la ville de Boston, capitale de la Nouvelle Angleterre dans l'Amérique Septentrionale. Drawn on the spot by his excellency, Governor Pownal; painted by Mr. Pugh, & engraved by P. C. Canot. "Reproduced... from an engraving in the Library of Congress." From Scenographia Americana. (In 1768 the leading print dealers of London jointly published a magnificent set of American views under the title Scenographia Americana.) Number 96 of 500. Stock#Flat0042. Vg/ new from publisher.

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46.
Price, William, fl. 1725-1769  
A Southeast View of ye Great Town of Boston in New England in America

Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y., Historic Urban Plans, 1976.
Printed facsimile view on three sheets; 52 x 131 cm.; sheets 66 x 51 cm. "Reproduced... from an engraving in the collection of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts." Original version: Boston: Printed for and sold by Wm. Price, 1743. This three-sheet view of Boston was dedicated to Peter Faneuil, Esq. and identifies dozens of prominent and public buildings in the legend at the bottom of the sheet.  Cambridge, Charleston, Roxbury and other outlying communities can also be seen. Number 146 of 500. stock#Flat0043. Vg/ new from publisher.

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47.
Read, Charles F.  
The Old State House and Its Predecessor, The First Town House
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Publisher: The Bostonian Society, Boston, 1907.
Near Fine paperback. Cover with minimal wear. Stapled binding tight. Pp are lightly tanned, a few have rusty marks from staples. Sml 8vo, 23 pp. with a line drawing of the state house.

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48.
Rossiter, William S., editor. Fraser, Malcolm & Jacques Reich, illustrators.  
Days and Ways in Old Boston. Edited by William S. Rossiter.

Publisher: Boston, R. H. Stearns, 1915 [c1914].
Drawings by Malcolm Fraser and Jacques Reich of the Art Staff of the Century Magazine, New York. 144 p., illus., halftone plates, 23 cm. Chapters include Higginson, Other Days and Ways in Boston and Cambridge; Forbes, The Old Boston Water Front; Elliott, The Old Roewood Desk; O'Brien, Advertising in Boston, 1847-1914; Hersey, Boston as a Shopping City; Hart, Old Boston Banks. Bound in grey paper-covered boards, white paper spine, printed front-cover label; boards soiled, edges worn, spine darkened, hinges chipped, ink owner inscriptions on verso of frontispiece; good+. 34949 {ns}.

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49.
Scudder, Horace.  
Boston Town.

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, Massachusetts.
Wood engravings, 243 pages. Old bookplate on front pastedowns and a pencil inscription. Green blind stamped covers with gilt lettering and picture on front cover and spine. A story about Grandfather (Benjamin Callender), his family, his history in Boston, and people he knew. Wood engravings of schools, Old Province House, Beacon Street Mall, State House, churches, Museum of Fine Arts, etc. Slight bump to corners, overall good+ condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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50.
Snow, Edward Rowe, 1902-1982  
Boston Bay Mysteries and other tales / Edward Rowe Snow.

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, c1977..
xii, 272 p., [8] leaves of plates, illus., index, 21 cm. Not all the tales are maritime: there is a chapter on Lizzie Borden at the end. Stock# 40,182. Vg/ dj vg. Boston History.

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51.
State Street Trust Company  
Mayors of Boston: illustrated epitome of who the mayors have been and
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Mayors of Boston: illustrated epitome of who the mayors have been and what they have done by State Street Trust Company, 1914, paperback, 48 pages illustrated

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52.
State Street Trust Company  
Forty of Boston's Immortals
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Forty of Boston's Immortals by State Street Trust Company, 1910, paperback, showing illustrations and giving a brief sketch of 40 men of the past whose work would entitle them to a niche in a Boston Hall of Fame

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53.
Tharp, Louise Hall, 1898-  
The Appletons of Beacon Hill

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown, 1973.
xvi, 368 p., illus., 22.5 cm. "Appletons counted merchants, industrialists, financiers, poets, wits and a congressman among their members." NS. Stock# 34,996. Vg/ dj good+.

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54.
Warner Jr., San Bass  
Way We Really Live: Social Change in Metropolitan Boston since 1920

Way We Really Live: Social Change in Metropolitan Boston since 1920 by San Bass Warner Jr., Boston Public Library, paperback, 1977, 108 pages, fair condition

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55.
Weston Jr., George F.  
Boston Ways: high by and folk
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Boston Ways: high by and folk by George F. Weston Jr., Beacon Press, hard cover, torn dj, revised edn, 1967 edn, 316 pages

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56.
Weston, George F., Jr., 1886-1969  
Boston Ways High, By, and Folk Third Edition Updated by Charlotte Cecil Raymond

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press, 1974.
xii, 306 p., illus., 21 cm. "Boston Ways is neither a guide book nor a history. To read it is to take a series of strolls down city streets with an amiable friend who is not averse to skipping casually from one century to anoher and back." Stock# 30,128. Vg/ dj good, a few tears.

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57.
Weston, George F., Jr., 1886-1969  
Boston Ways: High, By, and Folk.

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press,1958. 'Second Printing.'.
xiv, 261 p., plates. A number of loose articles, maps, etc., inserted in this copy. Stock #26407. Vg/no dj. American history Regional Boston

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58.
Weston, George F., Jr., 1886-1969.  
Boston Ways, High, By, and Folk.

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press, 1957.
xiv, 266 p. "Copiously illustrated." "It contains much that is not in guides and histories, and omits much that is." Signed by the author. Vg, some tape marks on fly-leaves/ dj good+. (3d printing, 30128; 2d printing, 26407) 101562.

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59.
Whitehill, Walter Muir  
Boston: a topographical history 2nd edition
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Boston: a topographical history 2nd edition by Walter Muir Whitehill, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, paperback, 1968, 299 pages, good condition

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60.
Whitehill, Walter Muir, 1905-1978.  
Boston. A Topographical History. Second Edition.

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1968.
xi, 299 p., illus., maps, 25 cm. I think that of all American cities the land on which Boston has been built has been more altered by man over three centuries than that of any other. Hills have been leveled, bays and ponds filled in. To understand the city and the way it has grown, it is necessary to understand how its land was changed stage by stage. Whitehill does this in a clear and enlightening way. A basic book to know Boston. Vg/paperback. 101494x.

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61.
Whitehill, Walter Muir, 1905-1978/ Katharine Knowles  
Boston: Portrait of a City/ Cambridge

Publisher: Barre, MA, Barre, 1965.
2 vols.: 112; [112] p. illus. 22 cm. The black and white photography of Katharine Knowles joined with the text of Whitehill evoke the atmosphere of these two adjacent, but very different, cities. Stock# 30,991. Fine/ in very good slipcase

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62.
Wilson  
America's Greatest Garden: The Arnold Arboretum

America's Greatest Garden: The Arnold Arboretum by Wilson, Stratford Co, , 50 illustrations, 122 pages, hard cover, dust jacket, faded spine

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63.
Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897, editor  
The Memorial History of Boston, Including Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 1630-1880. In Four Volumes
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Publisher: Boston: Ticknor & Co., 1881.
Four volumes: xxxii, 596; xiii, lviii, 577; xiii, xii, 691; x, 713 p.; indexes, amply illustrated incl. maps & a double-page color frontispiece in vol. I, facsimile signatures, plates. Harvard Guide (1), p. 62. Volume titles: I, The Early and Colonial Periods; II, The Provincial Period; III, The Revolutionary Period. The Last Hundred Years. Part I; IV, The Last Hundred Years. Part II. Special Topics. The rare first edition before the Ticknor bublishing house became Osgood,. Stock#L-182. Vg in attractive, sturdy recent binding.

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64.
Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897, editor  
The Memorial History of Boston, Including Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 1630-1880. In Four Volumes
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Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood, 1881.
Four volumes: xxxii, 596; xiii, lviii, 577; xiii, xii, 691; x, 713 p., indexes, amply illustrated incl. maps & a double-page color frontispiece in vol. I, facsimile signatures, plates. Harvard Guide (1), p. 62. Volume titles: I, The Early and Colonial Periods; II, The Provincial Period; III, The Revolutionary Period. The Last Hundred Years. Part I; IV, The Last Hundred Years. Part II. Special Topics. Publisher's brown embossed boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; some wear to edges, a few (old) mold spots; a handsome set. Stock#21702.

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65.
Woods and Kennedy  
Zone of Emergence: observations of the lower middle and upper working
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Zone of Emergence: observations of the lower middle and upper working class communities of Boston, 1905-1914 by Robert A. Woods and Albert J. Kennedy, 1976, paperback, MIT Press, 219 pages,

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