Yale College

William F. KINGSLEY

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Yale College
Yale College
Yale College
Yale College
Yale College
Yale College
Yale College

YALE COLLEGE, 1879 DELUXE FOLIO FIRST EDITION, RICHLY ILLUSTRATED

KINGSLEY, William F. Yale College: A Sketch of Its History. New York: Henry Holt, 1879. Two volumes. Thick folio, publisher's full black pebbled morocco with Yale College seal in gilt on covers, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $3500.

First edition of this richly illustrated history of Yale, with 164 heliogravure views and portraits as well as numerous in-text wood engravings. Two thick folio volumes very handsomely bound in the publisher’s deluxe full morocco binding.

With chapters on the different schools and departments, campus buildings, past presidents and faculties, extracurricular activities, musical societies and sports, and Yale during the Civil War. Contemporary gift inscription.

Plates fine, occasional faint marginal dampstaining to text; binding with expert repairs and restoration to joints, spine ends and corners.

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