Writings on the New England literary and social scenes; contents include: Dr. Holmes's Boston; Cambridge After the Civil War; The Post-War Years; The Radical Club; The Younger Generation of 1870; Howells and James; Emily Dickinson; Boston in the Nineties.
Tan cloth over spine with wine red decorations and gilt titles to a wine cloth covered boards. Bindings tight and square. Text clean with a hint of toning. Previous owner's bookplate on front free end page. Light shelf wear.
Dust jacket now in protective Mylar sleeve has minor edge wear with sun-darkened spine and is toned.