Dr. Holmes's Boston, ed. by Caroline Ticknor ...

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-149628

Description

xiv, [1], 213, [3] p. front., plates (1 double) 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Intellectual life.
Social life and customs.
Description and travel.

Originator

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.
Ticknor, Caroline, 1866-1937, ed.

Contents

Childhood and college days, 1809-1830.--Habits and habitations.--Boston in war time.--The Coliseum and the Boston fire.--Boston versus England.--"The Hub."--Boston the lecture cradle.--Boston the bookish.--Boston elms and the long path.--Farewell, Boston.

Publication

Boston, New York

Description

xiv, [1], 213, [3] p. front., plates (1 double) 26 cm.

Notes

Title vignette.
"This edition consists of seven hundred and fifty numbered copies, of which this is number X, publisher's copy."
"The 'Boston of Holmes' as set forth by himself. The many passages ... have been gleaned from his entire works and have been fitted together in chronological order."--Pref.

Call Number

Stacks PS1984.T5

Places

Boston (Mass.)