Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1885. Twelfth edition. Hardcover. Two volumes; Octavo; pp; I;421; II; 408; green pebbled cloth, gilt, top edges gilt, blue coated endpapers; Previous owner's tasteful bookplates;. Very good. Item #13701
Literary rambles. Born in Gloucester Massachusetts, Whipple was a friend of Hawthorne and became Boston's most popular critic. This work ranges widely and is worthy again of some notice.