Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press Cambridge 1912; red cloth, gilt titles, 8vo; 344 pp in all. Reference essays, hardback.
14 chapters beginning with The Influence of Good Books, then Some Modern Conditions and the Effects of Bad Books, followed by consideration of children reading and different types of books, an Appendix with 100 recommended books, (none on contemporary or 19c life); How to Obtain books from libraries or bookstores, and a 36 pg small-print book list with prices and some recent books, index.
CONDITION: Good, contemporary owner name, corners and spine ends very worn and frayed, spine faded, tight and clean inside. Item #22411