Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1876. First edition. Hardcover. 41pp. Quarto [25 cm] Brown cloth covered boards with gilt, blind and black ink stamped titles and decorative designs on the spine and covers. All edges gilt. Good. The extremities are gently rubbed and bumped. There are several small moisture stains on the front board, and the rear board is faintly scratched. There are several cracks in the front endsheet along the hinge. The text block is cracked a couple of times. The pages are age-toned. Page 23 and its accompanying illustration have large areas of darkening. The tissue guard at p. 33 has a 3 inch long closed tear. Item #33263
Illustrated with 12 heliotypes. Selections from Oliver Wendell Homes, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and James Russell Lowell, illustrated with photographs of Cambridge scenes and houses.