By William Loring Andrews
New York   Dodd, Mead and Company
10" by 7" 2-38pp
A Limited Edition publication concerning Harvard University in the early eighteenth century, this work is illustrated throughout with charming full plate engravings.
By William Loring Andrews

1897 A Prospect of the Colledges in Cambridge in New England. Enraved by WM. Burgis in 1726

New York   Dodd, Mead and Company
10" by 7" 2-38pp
A Limited Edition publication concerning Harvard University in the early eighteenth century, this work is illustrated throughout with charming full plate engravings.
£195.00
: 0.75kgs / : 802F44

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

A late nineteenth century reprint of a 1726 publication about Massachusetts' Harvard University from Engraver William Burgis, this is a Limited Edition, and one of 115 copies printed on handmade paper.

The first edition this, this edition is the work of prominent collector of rare books and manuscripts William Loring Andrews, who 1878 became a trustee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and served as its first librarian, and here combines Burgis' publication with his own descriptive text, and includes a correspondence between Harvard benefactor Thomas Hollis and former Harvard President E. Holyoke.

Illustrated with folding frontispiece and five further plates. Collated, complete.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Edge wear to back strip head and tail, with light discolouration to back strip cloth. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright.

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