Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916

Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916

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Book of Boston, The by Robert Shackleton Hard Cover 1916
 
The Book of Boston by Robert Shackleton Loose picture page, damage to inside cover (sticker removed?) Cover edge is loose from the book.   
Hard Cover
332 pages
Copyright 1916
CONTENTS
CHAPTERPAGE
I Taking Stock Of The City  1
Ii Boston Common 5
Iii Boston Preferred  20
Iv On The Prim, Decorous Hill  35
V The City Of Holmes  49
Vi A House Set On A Hill  62
Vii A Picturesque Bostonian  73
Viii A Woman's City  84
Ix The Distinctive Park Street Corner   99
X Two Famous Old Buildings  109
Xi To The Old State House  122
Xii Faneuil Hall And The Waterside 133
Xiii The Streets Of Boston  148
Xiv In The Old North End 163
Xv Down Wapping Street And Up Bunker Hill 177
Xvi The Back Bay And The Students' Quarter 188
Xvii Heights Reached And Kept 208
Xviii "College Red And Common Green" 223
Xix An Adventure In Pure Romance 239
Xx A Town That Washington Wanted To See 255
Xxi The Famous Old Seaport Of Salem 269
Xxii The Most Important Road In America285
Xxiii Plymouth And Provincetown 300
Xxiv "The Night Shall Be Filled With Music"  319
Index  327

ILLUSTRATIONS
The Park Street Church, from the Common  Frontispiece
Doorway of the old house of the Harvard Presidents                                                  Cambridge Title Page Decoration
The Shaw Memorial  (heading)1
Fountain on the Common (initial)1
Boston from the Charles (tail piece)4
The Long Path  (initial)5
St. Paul's, facing the Common(tail piece) 19
A doorway on Beacon Hill (initial)20
Beautiful Mount Vernon Street (facing)22
A Beacon Street mantel of 1818 (tail piece) 34
The high-shouldered end of Cedar Street (initial)35
Looking down old Pinckney Street (facing)44
Thomas Bailey Aldrich's doorway(tail piece) 48
Quaint steps at end of Bosworth Street  (initial)49
The doorway of Prescott's home on Beacon Hill(facing)52
The Sunny Street that holds the Sifted Few (tail piece) 61
Iron gateway at the State House (initial)62
The Bostonian Hub of the Universe (facing)66
Looking across the Public Garden (tail piece) 72
The Mall, across from Hancock's house (initial) 73
John Hancock's sofa (tail piece) 83
Entrance to the Women's City Club (initial) 84
A spiral stairway, by Bulfinch, on Beacon Hill(facing)92
The Museum of Fine Arts, from the Fenway(tail piece) 98
The gate of the Granary Burying-Ground (initial)99
Tremont Street along the Common (tail piece) 108
Old King's Chapel  (initial)109
Statue of Franklin at the City Hall (tail piece) 121
A narrow byway  (initial)122
The Old State House  (tail piece) 132
Old India Wharf  (initial)133
Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market (facing)134
T Wharf  (tail piece) 147
Bridge on the Fenway  (initial)148
On Commonwealth Avenue (tail piece) 162
Old North Church  (initial)163
Interior of the Paul Revere house(tail piece) 176
Bunker Hill Monument  (initial)177
"Old Ironsides"(facing)178
Where the British landed: the Navy Yard,                                                                      Charlestown(tail piece) 187
The Boston Library (initial)188
A Venetian palace in the Fenlands (facing)202
Cloistered courtyard of Boston Library  (tail piece) 207
Statue of Washington in Public Garden  (initial)208
Knox's cannon, on Cambridge Common  (tail piece) 222
The Washington Elm, Cambridge (initial)223
The Main Gateway of Harvard (facing)230
At the Arnold Arboretum (tail piece) 238
Birthplace of two Presidents, Quincy (initial)239
The Fairbanks house, Dedham; probably the                                                                               oldest in New England   (facing)242
Church at Quincy (tail piece) 254
Stairway in the Lee mansion, Marblehead (initial)255
The harbor of Marblehead(facing)264
The old Cradock house on the Mystic  (tail piece) 268
A Salem doorway  (initial)269
Romantic Chestnut Street, in Salem (facing)276
Hawthorne's birthplace, Salem (tail piece) 284
The Old Manse, Concord  (initial)285
"Here Once the Embattled Farmers Stood":                                                             Concord(facing)294
Emerson's library  (tail piece) 299
The Alden house, at Duxbury (initial)300
Plymouth, from the Graveyard on the Hill (facing)306
Sand dunes of Provincetown (tail piece) 318
Along Charlesbank  (initial)319
Old Louisburg Square  (facing)322
A Club hallway  (tail piece) 325



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