1980. Item #82186
(HOWLAND, Llewellyn, III., ed.) A BOOK FOR BOSTON... Boston: David R. Godine, (1980). A collection of esssays, stories, and poems written in honor of the 350 anniversary of the incorporation of the city of Boston in 1630. Signed by nine of the contributors on the half-title page: Robert B. Parker, Justin Kaplan, Alan Lupo, Anne Bernays, Jane Holtz Kay, Caryl Rivers, Joseph E. Garland, James Carroll, and Felicia Lamport. 216 pp. 8vo., b/w pictorial wrappers. Minor edgewear and faint crease to covers, owner's address label on half-title. Other contributors include John Kenneth Galbraith, Julia Child, David McCord, and more. Very good overall.