The author knows his city and loves it, and has a fund of anecdote as well as history up his capacious sleeve. The Boston of which he tells us reaches up to about hundredandfifty years back, without letting go of the older town of Colonial and Revolutionary days. All sorts of odd corners are portrayed, besides the well-known landmarks, without which no book on Boston would be complete. Some idea of the volume's scope may be had from these chapter headings, selected at random: "The Storied Town of Crooked Streets," "Types of Provincial Boston," "The Common and Roundabout," "Some Colonial Footprints," ...
Rambles around Old Boston
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