By an Early Expert on Municipal Government Bugbee, James M. [1837-1913]. The Origin and Development of Local Self-Government in England and the United States. Boston: A. Williams & Co., Publishers, 1880. 39,  pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Some wear to spine ends, small chip to top-edge of rear wrapper, moderate toning to interior. $150. * Only edition. This essay, the published version of an address to the American Social Science Association, considers the role of municipal corporations in the development of self-government. Bugbee was an early expert on municipal government. His best-known work is The City Government of Boston (1887).
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