RECORD of DEEDS and GIFTS of DAVID SEARS, of BOSTON, ESTABLISHING the SEARS FUND of ST. PAUL'S CHURCH; with Grants and Donations to Literary, Charitable, Religious and Other Institutions. David Sears.

RECORD of DEEDS and GIFTS of DAVID SEARS, of BOSTON, ESTABLISHING the SEARS FUND of ST. PAUL'S CHURCH; with Grants and Donations to Literary, Charitable, Religious and Other Institutions

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.

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