Fields, Mrs. James T. A SHELF OF OLD BOOKS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895. Reprint. Hardcover. Very lightly abraded lower corner tips, small spot of rubbing to rear cover, else near fine in bronze cloth lettered in gilt, top edge gilt; no dust jacket. 215 pages, tissue-guarded frontispiece photo of a ''friend's'' library, fifty-five illustrations.
An ode to Edinburgh and literary figures like Leigh Hunt, Milton, Keats, and Thackeray by Annie Adams Fields--wife of the co-founder of the Boston publishing firm Ticknor & Fields, and one of the foremost literary hostesses of her day.