Publisher: Boston: Ticknor and Co., 1887.
Edition: First edition, American issue, using the same plates as the English edition of 1886, with a new title-page.
Bibliographical References: BAL 9627; Wright III, 2822.
Condition: Edges very slightly rubbed; prelims foxed; very good copy.
Book ID: 20534
Description8vo, original decorated tan cloth, gilt lettering.
Comments¶ The Minister’s Charge, like many of Howells' works of fiction, probes the structure of the city’s social classes through the life of a young man who comes to Boston in hopes of becoming a poet.