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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926. Hardcover. 8vo. RARE. Navy blue cloth boards with gilt title to front board. Bookplate of bookseller, George Talbot Goodspeed to front pastedown. Clean, bright interior with tight binding. Minor wear to spine ends and edges. 58 pages. EDU/083106. Very Good Plus.
London: T. Cadell, 1793. Hardcover. Second edition. Includes a Prefatory Address to the Ladies, etc. of Great Britain, in Behalf of the French Emigrant Clergy. Remarks about a famous speech made during the French Revolution about establishing public schools for children. The speech also criticises the clergy and their influence, which is the main subject that these remarks (from clergymen) address. Very good in modern black cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Occasional spots of foxing to interior but text remains bright. Size: thin octavo. xv plus 48 pages. REL 1/1060. Very Good.
Princeton, NJ: The University Library, 1900. Hardcover. First Edition. Uncommon. Fithian (1747 - 1776) was a travelling American tutor, known best for journal entries about tutoring at Nomini Hall, a Virginia plantation, between 1773 and 1774. He made many useful observations about the treatment of slaves, plantation life in Virginia, education, entertainment, and religion while he was there. He was highly critical of the treatment of slaves that he witnessed. This book includes eight photographic illustrations with captioned tissue guardsVery good in grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to spine ends, corners, edges of boards, and hinges. Internal rear hinge is cracked. Light foxing to margins of some pages, else clean and bright. 320 pages. EDU/071819. Very Good.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1983. Hardcover. In addition to a history of this small Methodist men's college, this book provides details about the student demography, collegiate finances, attrition rate of students, faculty wages, and more. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor foxing to fore-edge of textblock, else clean. In black dust jacket with yellow title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 480 pages. EDU/011719. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: American Book Company, 1898. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good- in black leather backed black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Spine faded to brown. Heavy bumping to edges. Previous owner's writing in pencil and minor foxing and browning throughout, though text remains bright. crack to rear hinge, though binding remains tight. 282 pages + ads. EDU/040918. very Good-.
Williamsburg: College of William and Mary, 1943. Paperback. Very good in green side stapled paper wrappers with black title to white title label on front wrapper. Minor edgewear and soiling to wrappers. Business card for John Edwin Pomfret, former president of The College of William and Mary, laid in. Small spot of browning to front free end page as a result of a paper clip that was once there. Else is clean and bright. Poetry. POE1/2212. Very Good.
Nashville: Vanderbilt Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, 1926, 1926. Hardcover. First edition. Contains poems by John Crowe Ransom and Allen Tate. Created in memory of Professor Herbert Cushing Tolman, who taught Greek at Vanderbilt University. Light wear to extremities, otherwise fine in gilt-stamped green cloth. Issued without dust jacket. 107 pages. EDU/101916. Fine.
Charlottesville, VA: Corks & Curls U.Va Fraternities, 1906. Hardcover. An early and scarce University of Virginia yearbook. It lists faculty, students, and members of fraternities, clubs, sports teams and more. The unversity was not fully co-educational until 1970, thus the directory lists only men. With many ilustrations, photographs, and advertisements. Bound in brown pebbled cloth with gilt titling to spine and front cover. There are a few stains and bumping to edges. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Interior is otherwise bright and clean. Very good condition. Unpaginated [about 200 pages]. VA/071718. Very Good.
New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor Press, 1895. Paperback. Original wraps detached and chipped, but present. Much of spine chipped away; partly disbound. With protective blue cloth encasement. Library stamp on inside of encasement, on cover and title page. Aside from chipping along edges of a few early pages, the interior is clean and the pages are in nice condition. Education. EDU1/4260. Good.
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1928. Hardcover. 8vo. Exlibris with writting in pen to top corner of front free end paper and stamp to title page. No other library markings. Minor rubbing to boards and endpages and minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Minor yellowing to edges of pages and crease to bottom corner of about 20 pages. Else is clean and bright. Index, 1204 pages. EDU/012020. Very Good.
Cambridge: Harvard College, 1908. Hardcover. Folio. Bound in three quarter leather and paper-covered boards. Ex-library from Harvard College, with call number on spine, bookplate and owner name on front pastedown, stamps to front pages. Boards rubbed and scuffed, leather chipped and worn at corners and rubbed along hinges. Several open tears to paper covering boards. Front flyleaf is torn and creasing to first 3 pages, cover of first issue torn; otherwise text very good. There is a 3 inch split along the bottom of the front hinge. The inside front joint is starting. Many illustrations. Periodicals. PER1/03114. Very Good.