COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES..
     Other sorts of Special Schools Occasionally!
[ ]


Discoursing on aRemarkable{Climate/Environmental} Phenomenon
(AMHERST / MT. HOLYOKE).  Hitchcock, Edward.  The coronation of winter: A discourse delivered at Amherst College and Mount Holyoke Seminary, soon after a remarkable glacial phenomenon, in the winter of 1845. Amherst: J.S. & C. Adams, Prs, 1845. 8vo. 24 pp.
$90.00
Click the image for an enlargement.

AMHERST
(AMHERST AGAIN). Graves, Henry Clinton. History of the class of 1856 of Amherst college 18521896. Boston: C.H. Simonds & Co., 1896. 8vo. [6], 459, [6] pp.
$25.00

Unusual, Small-Format Examples ofGuatemalan JobPrinting
(ANNOUNCEMENTS {Degree Defense & Related} @ the University of GUATEMALA).  A collection of seven announcements of degree defenses by students at the University of Guatemala and of one competition for a position at the Cathedral. Guatemala: Various printers, ca. 1814–25. Small 4to. Each [1] p.
$2600.00
Click the image for an enlargement.
And see below for an additional, larger collection
of LARGER BROADSIDES . . .

A 19th-Century Student'sFlorilegium
(BOWDOIN).  [Benton, Youngs Elliott?].  Manuscript on paper, in English. [Maine?: 1839–42]. Oblong 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). [4], 168 pp. (115 used).
$375.00
Click the images for enlargements.

A Volume EXTRA ILLUSTRATED & Then Some!
(BROWN UNIVERSITY, a Centennial Uniquum).  Celebration of the one hundreth anniversary of the founding of Brown University, September 6th, 1864. Providence: Sidney S. Rider & Bro., 1865. 4to (26.5 cm; 10.25"). [4] ff., 178 pp., [1] f.
$10,000.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Daughter of the Grey Bank & Son of the White Bank
(BRYN MAWR).  Holmes, Mary Jane.  The Merivale banks. New York: G.W. Dillingham Co., copyright 1903. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). [1] f., frontis.,318 pp.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

Legalese Has Always BeenJoke-Worthy
(CAMBRIDGE).  Ruggle, George.  Ignoramus. Comoedia coram rege Iacobo et totius angliae magnatibus per academicos Cantabrigienses habita. Editio quarta, locis sexcentis emendatior. London: Ex officina I[ohn] R[edmayne], 1659. 12mo (13 cm, 5.1"). Frontis., [22], 153, [1] pp.
$450.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Americans Learning Hebrew 1838
(COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY).  Nordheimer, Isaac, & William W. Turner.  A grammatical analysis of selections from the Hebrew scriptures, with an exercise in Hebrew composition. New York: Wiley & Putnam; Boston: C.C. Little & Co. [etc., etc.], 1838. 8vo (25.5 cm; 10"). xii, 149 pp.
$550.00
Click the images for enlargement.

The ART of NEW WORLD Engraving & Printing inGUATEMALA, 1794 through 1823
(Guatemalan Job Printing EphemeraCOLONIAL ART ON PAPER). A collection of 61 broadsides, chiefly announcements of degree defenses. Guatemala: Various publishers, 1794–1823. Folio (see below). [61] ff.
$46,500.00
Click the images for enlargements.

A Pennsylvania COLLEGE CharterPartly, aGERMAN AMERICANUM
(F&M).  Franklin College, Lancaster, Pa. Charter of Franklin College, published by resolution of the Board, passed, 19 October, A.D. 1837. Lancaster: Bryson & Forney, 1837. 8vo. 7 pp.
$55.00

The Puritan Influence on the New World
(HARVARD).  Mather, Cotton.  Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, the ecclesiastical history of New-England, from its first planting in the year 1620, unto the year of Our Lord, 1698. Hartford: Silas Andrus (vol. I pr. by Roberts & Burr, vol. II by S. Converse), 1820. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). 2 vols. I: 573, [1] pp. II: 595, [1] pp.
$400.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Harvard Library Catalogue Signed byPresident Quincy
Harvard University.  A catalogue of the library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge: E.W. Metcalf & Co., 1830–31. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.8"). 4 vols. I: xvii, [3], 490 pp. II: [2], [491]–952, [2] pp. III: xii, 233, [1] pp. IV: viii, 224 pp.
$1000.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The Adventure Starts atHarvard
Then Boards a Train & Heads West
(HARVARD).  Thanet, Octave [pseud. of Alice French].  The lion's share. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., © 1907. 8vo. [8], 376 pp.; 6 plts.
$65.00
Click the images for enlargements.

College Sermons Presentation Copy
(Hobart).  Hoffman, Charles Frederick.  Christ, the patron of all true education. New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co., 1893. 8vo. Frontis., [2], 209, [1] pp.
$100.00

Swedish Homage to anItalian/Polish/French Poet,
Hand-Printed by American Students
(IOWA, UNIVERSITY OF).  Harding, Gunnar.  The fabulous life of Guillaume Apollinaire. Iowa City: The Windhover Press of the University of Iowa, 1970. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10.1"). [24] pp.; col. illus.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

Le Carré: “An Eye Already Charged by Peril”
(JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY).  Le Carré, John.  The clandestine muse.  Newark, VT: Pr. at the Janus Press for Charles Seluzicki Fine Books, © 1986. 8vo (22.9 cm, 9"). [24] pp.
$450.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Friendship Book: Early 19th-Century Medical Students
(Med. School Memories)?  Manuscript on paper, in Latin, French, & German. “Denkmahle der Freundschaft.” 1801–06. 8vo (11.7 cm, 4.6"). 88 ff. (a few blank).
$475.00
Click the images for enlargements.

MIT-Inspired VersePerishable Press Printing
(MIT).  Levertov, Denise.  A new year's garland for my students / MIT 1969–1970. Mt. Horeb, WI: The Perishable Press, 1970. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [24] pp.
$125.00
Click the images for enlargements.

An Academic EphemerumPrinted on Blue-Green SILK
(Mexico, Royal & Pontifical University of).  Díaz de la Vega, José María.  Broadside. Begins, Juxta. Crucem. Jesu. Stanti Ast. in Cruce. Ipsa ... Angelop[oli] [i.e, Puebla]: Petri de la Rosa, 1816. Folio (38 cm; 15"). [1] p.
$3500.00
Click the image for an enlargement.

Early Financial Problems — Being Dealt With!
(MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE).  Evarts, Jeremiah.  Autograph Letter Signed to Henry Davis. Charlestown, MA: 20 January 1817. Small 4to (24.5 cm; 9.75"). 3 pp. plus integral address page.
$250.00
Click the image for an enlargement.

The Venerable HistoryCOMPLETE
(OXFORD).  Peshall (or Pechell), John.  The history of the University of Oxford, to the death of William the Conqueror. Oxford: 1772. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). [2], 32, [6] pp. [with his] The history of the University of Oxford, from the death of William the Conqueror, to the demise of Queen Elizabeth. Oxford: Pr. by W. Jackson & J. Lister for J. & F. Rivington, 1773. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [4], 264, [2] pp.
$2000.00
Click the images for enlargements.

OXONIANMusings Illustrated
(OXFORD).  Montgomery, Robert.  Oxford. A poem. Oxford: Pr. by S. Collingwood for Whittaker & Co., 1831. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). 264 pp.; 12 plts.
$375.00
Click the images for enlargement.

Oxford, Leporello-Style19 Natty Nobs
(OXFORD).  Whittock, Nathaniel.  The costumes of the members of the University of Oxford. London: N. Whittock, [ca. 1830]. 16mo (12.2 x 112.9 cm, 4.75 x 44.45"). [1] f.; 17 col. plts.
[SOLD]
Click the image for an enlargement.
For an OXFORD “shelf,”
  click here.

Fly Fly!50 Copies Only
(Pennsylvania, University of).  Koelewyn, Arie.  Paper airplanes 1911 and 1973. Philadelphia: Paper Airplane Press, 1977. 12mo. [1] f., 12 pp., [1] f.
$40.00
Click the images for enlargements.

When Undergrads Could Understand & Translate Demotic
When It Could Seem Sensible to Them to Produce a WHOLE BOOK by Lithography
  . . . *&* with CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY Plentifully Present . . .
(Pennsylvania, University of).   Philomathean Society (Henry Morton, Charles R. Hale, Samuel Huntington Jones).   Report of the committee appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to translate the inscription on the Rosetta Stone. [Philadelphia: The Philomathean Society], copyright 1859. Small 4to (23 cm; 9"). 152 pp., [4] ff., 6 plates. [also bound in] Catalogue of members of the Philomathean Society ... Philadelphia: Ringwalt & Co, 1859. Small 4to. 24 pp.; and tipped-in lithographed copyright notice.
$1100.00
Click the images for enlargements.

ANOTHER KIND ofStudent Social Activism” @ Berkeley
Hey, Gang!  Let's Build a Fountain!
University of California magazine.  Under the Berkeley Oaks. Stories by students of the University of California; selected and edited by the editorial staff of the University of California magazine. San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1901, ©1900. 12mo (19 cm, 7.25"). Frontis., [2] ff., 227, [1] pp.
$110.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Vermont Law from 1824 to 1834
(Vermont, University of). Thompson, Daniel Pierce, comp.  The laws of Vermont, of a public and permanent nature, coming down to, and including the year 1834. Montpelier: Knapp & Jewett, 1835. 8vo (24.3 cm, 9.6"). 228 pp.
$75.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The Broadway (of New Haven) BroadsidesScarce Small Press Items
(YALE).  Capet, Uther [pseud. of Arthur Head].  [20 pieces from the Profile Press.] An adventure achieved by one, Sigismondo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini, about the year 1430 A.D. being at that time thirteen years old. New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. 8vo (22 cm, 8.65"). [4] ff. (2 copies of the above). [with (all following the same author's, unless specified; all New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930)] The American scene. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Apologia pro arte poetica sua. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [andB., R.T. The ballad of Tuttle's. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.65"). [1] f., fold. [and] The color: A retelling of some well-known tales of the American Negro. 16mo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [4] ff. [and] Colourations: Four sonnets. 16mo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [4] ff. [and] Ex: Four characters of mooted fame with prologue & epilogue. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.75"). [4] ff. [and]  Field, Eugene. Little Willie. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). [1] f. [and] Four English stories drawn from contemporary sources. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the Jewish-American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the modern American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the old Spanish. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Hot from Hollywood. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Ode in imitation of Horace. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). [1] f., fold. [and] On the menstrual phase of literature and art. 16mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [1] f., fold. [and] Pullman recreations. 16mo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Stenographic sallies. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] A Western fairy tale. Folio (32 cm, 12.65"). [1] f. (2 copies).
$475.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Marrying for MoneyNEVER Ends Well
(YALE).  Patterson, Joseph Medill.  A little brother of the rich. Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1908. 12mo. Col. frontis., 361, [3] pp.; 5 plts.
$65.00
Click the images for enlargements.

All material © 2017 
 The Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, LLC
PRB&M/SessaBks
PLACE AN ORDER   |   E-MAIL US   |   GO (BACK) TO TOPIC/INTEREST TABLE  
ALL OFFERS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE - GOOD HUNTING!