Cambridge: Press of John Wilson & Son, 1867. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #O158
Fine. Leather bound, 5 raised bands on spine, gilt lettering on spine, gilt edges, binding very good, pages clean, fore-edge painting of Boston Harbor, Presentation copy, inscribed and dated in the year of publication by David Sears to his son Frederick Richard Sears opposite the title page, with a holographic family lineage in the elder Sears' hand inserted at the rear. David Sears (1787-1871) was a prominent 19th century Boston philanthropist, merchant, and landowner. He developed a substantial part of nearby Brookline, Massachusetts, including building the Christ's Church in Longwood, and was associated in the erection of... ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; Signed by Author.