Wraps. As. 12 pp. Ecru paper cover bound with cord, black letters on front read, "Bradford Academy, Bradford, Massachusetts." A small hole on the front cover, surrounded by a brown stain, about 1-1/2 " square. Title page adds only the information, "An endowed School for Girls. Founded in 1803." Following are 12 lovely sepia pictures of the campus, both inside and out, probably taken in the first two decades of the 20th century. Bradford Adacemy became Bradford College, Haverhill, Mass., and closed in June 2000. Very Good.
Colleges & Universities
Cambridge: University Press, 1824. Paper. First Edition. 16 pp. A fragile paper-bound listing ot the faculty and students (both undergraduates and grad school) in residence at Harvard in October 1823. Pages are crumbling at the edges, but binding holds and the type is clear. Class rosters included Horatio Alger, Charles F. Adams, the son of John Quincy Adams, and Jerome Bonaparte. Good Plus.
Cambridge: University Press - Hilliard and Metcalf, 1819. Wraps. 16 pp. A fragile, paper-bound, listing of the faculty and students in residence at Harvard in October 1819. Rear cover is missing. Lower right-hand corner is missing from the front cover and first page, which means that a portion of the final listing on the page of "Officers" (faculty) is torn off. Entire contents are somewhat torn and tattered with several paper patches over the worst portions. However, precautions were taken to prevent the repairs from obliterating any of the text. Covers are somewhat aged, soiled, sun-struck and foxed. Brief pencil notations on front cover and, occasionally, in the margins. Interior is aged, soiled, stained and foxed. This pamphlet's value is in its contents, not its...
Cambridge: University Press - Hilliard and Metcalf, 1821. Wraps. First Edition. 16 pp., several pages are unopened. A fragile, paper-bound, listing of the faculty and students in residence at Harvard in October 1821. Rear cover is missing. Front cover is somewhat aged, soiled, sun-struck and very slightly foxed. Brief ink notation on front cover. Interior is somewhat aged and, occasionally slightly soiled and/or foxed. Cross reference: our books #003623, 003624, 004113-004124. Good.
Cambridge: University Press - Hilliard and Metcalf, 1824. Wraps. First Edition. 16 pp. A fragile, paper-bound, listing of the faculty and students (undergrad and graduate) in residence at Harvard in October 1824. Rear cover is missing. Front cover is somewhat aged, soiled, sun-struck and very slightly foxed. Page edges are curled, chipped and have numerous closed tears. Interior is somewhat aged and, occasionally slightly soiled and/or foxed. Cross reference: our books #003623, 003624, 004113-004124. Good.
Augusta, Maine: Kennebec Journal Print, 1898. Blue Cloth. Presumed First. 132 pp. B/w photo ills. Blue buckram cover is stamped in black rules at top and bottom, front and back, Corners bumped. Bottom of spine lightly creased with title in gilt centered on front. Bookplate of p.o. inside front cover; small binder's stamp on bottom of ffep. Clean, tight, and unmarked, this catalog includes class offerings, class rosters with hometowns, 1897 graduates, faculty and staff, and more. Many b/w photos. Very Good Plus.
Cambridge: Hilliard and Metcalf, 1824. Wraps. First Edition. 76 pp. A fragile, paper-bound listing, in Latin, of the faculty and students at Harvard from 1640 through 1824. Most of rear cover is missing. Front cover is aged, soiled, sun-struck and somewhat foxed. Small portion of lower right-hand corner of front cover is missing. Brief ink inscription at top of front cover. Light pencil doodles all over the front cover. Spine is a mess. Interior is somewhat aged and, occasionally slightly soiled and/or foxed. Brief pencil notations, in ink and pencil, on pages 73-75. Cross reference: our books #003623, 003624, 004113-004124. Good.
Brunswick, Maine: The Record Press, 1930. Black Paper Over Boards. 119 pp. B/w ills. Small black book has silver title lettering boxed on front cover. There is a 1 1/2" closed tear at top of spine on front, running into front cover. All else clean and tight. This is the fourth edition of the cataloge of the Art Collections of Bowdoin College, put out by the Bowdoin Museum of Fine Arts, Walker Art Building. Very Good.
Cambridge: Harvard University, 1917. Wraps. First Edition. 9 pp. Stapled pamphlet on laid ivory paper summarizes the participation of Harvard in the war effort. It concludes with an appeal to Harvard men for contributions, stating that $30,000 is necessary to meet immediate needs. Staple binding tight. Very Good.
Cambridge, Mass. John Wilson and Son, University Press, 1914. Wraps. First Edition. 15 pp. "Having in preparation an account of temporary students at Harvard College in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, tentative lists of such students are now submitted in the hope of obtaining additional names. The remissness of the College authorities during that period in regard to matriculations is at once extraordinary and inexplicable. It was not until 1725 that, so far as is known, the names of members of the entering class were recorded, beginning with the Class that graduated in 1729; with the Class graduating in 1732, the residence and full date of birth were first given. But often the names were not recorded until the Freshman Class had been in College...
Orono, Maine: University of Maine, 1938. Softcover. As. 336 pp. Vol. XLI, No. 4. Blue paper covers accented with navy. Covers a little aged and edgeworn. Contains class directories, advanced degree alumni, honorary alumni, an alphabetical directory, and summary data. Also included are a small light blue booklet, " Alumni Letters to Maine Freshmen," ca. 1933, and "Information for the Guidance of Students,"(revised to June 1935), a 16-pp booklet. Very Good.
New York: Wellesley College, 1925. Paperback. Presumed First. 64 pp. B/w decorations. Exquisite color frontis tipped in. Blue-gray cover has navy title center front under a design of wings edged in silver. Covers are a bit edgeworn, with a few small spots on front where color has leeched away. Printed on lovely rag paper. Tipped-in frontis is shades of greens and silver, appears to be the stage set for the play. Laid in are five b/w photos of the production which appear to be clipped from a school newspaper, judging by their versos. A lovely souvenier piece. Very Good.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1912. Paper. 26 pp. B/w ills. Pamphlet is clean and tight, staple bound. Back cover a little creased near spine. A publication of the Agricultural Experiment Station of The College of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry, of Cornell University, this details a study of raising sheep for year-round markets. Very Good.
Boston, MA: John Wilson and Son, 1865. Wraps. First Edition. 67 pp. Subtitle, "With a reprint of the Catalogues of 1674, 1682, and 1700." This is "No. 106 of One Hundred and Fifty Copies Separately Printed." paper-bound listing, in English and Latin, of the faculty and students at Harvard from 1642 through 1700. This is more of a treatise on the Catalogues themselves, and their historical significance. Covers are slightly aged, soiled and edge-worn. Spine is chipped, has open and closed tears and is missing small sections at both ends. Interior is slightly aged, but is otherwise clean, crisp and tight. Cross reference: our books #003623, 003624, 004113-004124.
Signed, in ink, by Sibley on the verso of the title page and signed in ink, with a brief inscription, on the front cover. A. Very Good.