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Title: Collection of 13 Yale Pamphlets, 1853-1859
Description: 1853. YALE COLLEGE. A COLLECTION OF 13 YALE PAMPHLETS, 1853-1859, GATHERED BY EDWARD ROCKWELL BEARDSLEY (CLASS OF 1859) AND BOUND IN ONE VOLUME. Approximately 700 pages in total. Octavo. Three-quarter brown calf, grey cloth sides, patterned endpapers. 'Yale Pamphlets' and 'E. R. Beardsley' gilt-stamped to spine. This volume is offered with all faults: Leather is rubbed at joints and quite dry, with the top board detached, and cloth is faded. Text leaves are damp-stained throughout having a faint tide-lines along top- and bottom-edges. One leaf in the fifth pamphlet has loss along the fore-edge just touching the type, but without loss of text. The bookblock is sound; and, despite the dampstaining, the text is quite readable and the paper does not smell. The contents: "An Oration by William Maxwell Evarts, and a Poem, by Francis Miles Finch, delivered before the Linonian Society of Yale College, at its Centennial Anniversary, with an Account of the Celebration." New Haven: Published by the Linonian Society, 1853. 91 pp. "Songs of Yale." New Haven: Published by Thomas H. Pease; printed by J. H. Benham, 1858. 72 pp. Introduction by Edward C. Porter. Songs arranged in sections: Alumni Songs, Society Songs, Boat Songs, Burial of Euclid Songs, Biennial Jubilee Songs, Songs of the Spoon, Presentation Day Songs, and Parting Odes. "Poem, by George Wolf Buehler, and the Valedictory Oration, by Phineas Wolcott Calkins, presented before the Senior Class in Yale College, June 18, 1856." New Haven: Published by the Class; [sold at] Thomas H. Pease, College Book-store, 1856. 32 pp. "Poem and Valedictory Oration, pronounced before the Senior Class in Yale College, Presentation Day, June 16, 1858." New Haven: Printed by Thomas J. Stafford, 1858. 44 pp. Poem by Edward Clarke Porter. Valedictory Oration by George Pierce Andrews. "The First Prize Speeches delivered in the Linonian and Brothers Societies, of Yale College for the Year 1854." New Haven: Published and for sale by L. W. Fitch, 1854. 65 pp. Contributors: James E. Rains, James C. Rice, Charles E. Trumbull, Lewis E. Stanton, Stanley T. Woodward, Charles M. Tyler, Edward A. Walker, L. R. Packard, Levi Leonard Paine, John M. Holmes, Norman C. Perkins. .

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Price: US$ 125.00 Seller: Boston Book Company
- Book number: 84018


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