f Frank Preston Stearns cover a wide range of subjects—art, literature, criticism, biography, political science.
In 1888 he edited a book on John Brown, by Herman von Holtz, for which he was singularly fitted through his personal knowledge of John Brown.
In 1895 he published Sketches from Concord and Appledore, and in 1905 Cambridge Sketches, both intimate biographies of famous men. In 1892 appeared Real and Ideal in Literature, and in 1897 Modern English Prose Writers.
He also wrote Four Grs, and has compiled New Every Morning, a day book of selections appropriate for girls.
Joseph Edgar Chamberlin, editor, who originated the Listener column of the Boston Transcript, published two volumes selected from it, wrote a monograph on John Brown, included in the Beacon Biographies, and a book of curious interest entitled The Ifs of History.
Some notable briefs on the Division of Medford and other cases, by Judge Benjamin Franklin Hayes, have been published for reference and are to b