The Boston Common [Weekly newspaper, bound in 2 volumes]: Livy S. Richard (ed) The Boston Common [Weekly newspaper, bound in 2 volumes]: Livy S. Richard (ed) The Boston Common [Weekly newspaper, bound in 2 volumes]: Livy S. Richard (ed)

The Boston Common [Weekly newspaper, bound in 2 volumes]

Livy S. Richard (ed)

Published by Boston: Co-operative Publishing Company, 1913
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Green-brown buckram cloth over boards, gilt stamped titles on spines. Covers are scuffed with uneven fading and some spotty stains; some rubbing at spine ends and fore corners, light fraying; both volumes tightly bound; interiors are clean with slight general age darkening; all leaves are supple, not brittle; cover leaf of final issue has short closed tear at mid-cover. Issues run from Vol 1, No 1 (April 30, 1910) through Vol 3, No 37 (January 11, 1913), presumably a complete run. Liberal-reformist weekly newspaper ran 1910-1913. Initial editor was Edward H. Clement, thereafter, Livy S. Richard. 100 shareholders held 1 share each. Exec. Comm: Ralph Albertson, William E. Butler, Alexander M. Wilson, Robert Treat Paine Jr, Charles M. Cabot. Many unsigned articles on local, state and national affairs - political and social; some signed articles including writers: Mayor John F. 'Honey Fitz' Fitzgerald (JFK's grandfather and mentor), Gov. Curtis Guild, Sen. Jonathan Bourne Jr, Helen Campbell, Frank Chouteau Brown, Livingston Wright, Everett B. Mero, many others. Articles on politicians, sports, recreation, architecture, national politics, railroads, trusts, reform movements, theater, socialism, ranked voting, planning, development, education and schools, Henry Cabot Lodge, Roosevelt, law and the courts, sanitation, health laws, much more. Fairly heavily illustrated in earlier issues, less so later. Large 4to; paged by issue, approx 1100 total pp. Cf, OCLC #10741554. Bookseller Inventory # 16729

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Title: The Boston Common [Weekly newspaper, bound ...

Publisher: Boston: Co-operative Publishing Company

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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