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Cambridge Sketches by Cambridge Authors, with illustrations

By Merrill, Estelle M.H. ""Jean Kincaid"", Editor

Cambridge, MA: Cambridge Young Women's Christian Association, 1896. 14 x 20 cm. Colorful book about life in Cambridge in 1896, promoting advantages of Cambridge YWCA for young women arriving in town. ""Some Thynges of Ye Olden Tyme"" (1636) by Dr. Alexander McKenzie; ""Tory Row"" (Brattle Street) by Adeline A. Douglass; ""Six O'Clock in Harvard Square"" by Elanor Parker Fiske gives colorful picture of the area a century ago; ""Cambridge as a No-License City"" by Frank Foxcroft (no saloons). ""The Home of Radcliffe College"" by Ada Ruth Kinsman. Burgundy cloth on board with gilt decoration, showing the Washington Elm. Edges rubbed and frayed, top edge of pages gilded. Very good. . Catalogs: Travel/Boston.


And This Is Boston! (And seashore and country too)

By Early, Eleanor

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930. 11 x 17 cm. Colorful and detailed description of Boston and surrounding towns; Marblehead, Salem, Cape Ann, Cambridge, Nantucket, Plymouth, South Shore, Lexington, Concord, Sudbury, and more. Red cloth on board, edges frayed. Owner's name on ffep. Very good. . Catalogs: Travel/Boston.


Boston: Everywhere in Boston and How to Get there; Street Guide of every street in Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Milton, Newton, Revere, Somerfille and Watertown

Boston, MA: I.E. Chase-Myrick, ©1943. 11.5 x 15.2 cm. Little index of streets and street car lines. How to get to and from Scollay Square, and other places that no longer exist. Appendix listing for Boston Elevated Railway. Paper booklet very good. . Catalogs: Travel/Boston.


Old Landmarks and Historic Personages of Boston, New and Revised Edition

By Drake, Samuel Adams

Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co, 1900. 14 x 20 cm. Excellent, insightful tour of Boston, rich with history. Orange-tree, Old State House; Brattle Square and the Town Dock; Boston Stone; Old Shipyards; Copp's Hill Green cloth on board, gilt printing. spine frayed and worn; inside front hinge broken, back hinge broken, binding intact. Fair condition. . Catalogs: Travel/Boston .


This Week in Boston with Society News, May 30 to June 5

Brookline, MA: Hotel Beaconsfield, Beacon Street, 1926. 12 x 20 cm. Ads for Durgin Park & Co., Gray Line de luxe chair bus service to New York City; ""Dearest Enemy"" with Helen Ford coming to the Tremont; Boston Braves, Red Sox games. Paper booklet, good. . Catalogs: Travel/Boston.