By Joseph Wilson
London   Printed for Edward Harding; Scott; Highley; and Deighton
8" by 5" xviii, 1-341, [1]pp.
The first edition of this early nineteenth century account on the history of the various colleges in Cambridge by Joseph Wilson.
By Joseph Wilson

1803 Memorabilia Cantabrigiae Or, An Account of the Different Colleges in Cambridge; Biographical Sketches of the Founders and Eminent Men; with Many Original Anecdotes; Views of the Colleges, and portraits of the Founders

London   Printed for Edward Harding; Scott; Highley; and Deighton
8" by 5" xviii, 1-341, [1]pp.
The first edition of this early nineteenth century account on the history of the various colleges in Cambridge by Joseph Wilson.
Special Price £84.00 Regular Price £120.00
: 0.75kgs / : 772A74

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First Edition, Pleasing Copy, Rebound

The first edition of this fascinating work, being an account of the different colleges in Cambridge by Joseph Wilson. 

With a biographical sketch and portrait of the founders and important men, with anecdotes, antiquities, histories, and views of the colleges.

Including colleges such as St. Peter's College, Clare Hall, Pembroke College, Caius College, King's College, and many more. 

An excellent copy rebound in smart boards with bright and clean pages with only the odd spot.

Condition

Rebound with very smart green and grey boards with titles on a white label to the spine and new endpapers. Externally excellent with minor shelf wear only and only a minor mark to the rear board. Inscribed by a previous owner to the front free endpaper, with some neat contemporary annotations to the very occasional leaf. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean with only the faint odd spot to the title page and page 1.

Very Good Indeed

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