The Genesis of the Massachusetts Town, and the Development of Town-Meeting Government.

Cambridge: John Wilson and Son, 1892. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff grey wrappers. 94pp. Good plus. Internally quite nice and clean, but the outer wrappers (only) are quite edge chipped and the paper spine roughened and badly chipped. Item #18352

First edition. Collection of speeches delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society, boldly signed and inscribed on the front wrapper in brown ink by contributor Chamberlain to "Prof. J.K. Jameson / from / Mellen Chamberlain / Chelsea / Mass." Chamberlain (1821-1900) was a Boston jurist and historian.

Price: $100.00