The Brookline, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury Dire

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The Brookline, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury Dire
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The first Brookline Directory. Compiled and published by Dudley & Greenough. “…containing a general directory of the citizens, town officers, county register, business directory, etc., etc. Also, business directory, etc. of the towns of Dedham and Brighton.” Seventy pages of illustrated advertisements! Table of Contents. Includes business directories for three aforementioned cities and Brighton and Boston. Historical sketch by Dean Dudley. Brookline has long been regarded as a pleasant and verdant environment. In the 1841 edition of the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Andrew Jackson Downing described the area this way: “The whole of this neighborhood of Brookline is a kind of landscape garden, and there is nothing in America of the sort, so inexpressibly charming as the lanes which lead from one cottage, or villa, to another.” Once belonged Harvard College Library. Covers show great wear: paper separating from cover, well-worn edges, starting to detach from spine, etc. 204 pages plus 70 pages of advertising. [Rarity: i]City: BrooklineCounty: State: MADate: