Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1898. First Edition. Thorough study of the Settlement movement in Boston's South End at the conclusion of the 19th century. Illustrated with maps and diagrams, including a two-page map of "The Chief Institutions & Meeting Places in a Part of the South End Boston." A particularly well-preserved copy. Small octavo (18cm). Blue ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; 319pp; top edge gilt; maps, illus. Small vertical loss to edge of rear endpaper, else a tight, clean, Near Fine copy, free of markings or significant wear.