EARLY CAMBRIDGE COLLEGES ITEM ([ 1826 ])

A BRACE OF CANTABS

GRADUS AD CANTABRIGIAM; or New University Guide to the Academical Customs, and Colloquial or Cant Terms peculiar to The University of Cambridge; observing wherein it differs from Oxford.

Published: JOHN HEARNE

Date: [ 1826 ]

Recently and sympathetically rebound, half calf, marbled boards, John Hearne. 1824 - Embellished with six coloured engravings of the costume, etc. A striking likeness of that celebrated character Jemmey Gordon, and illustrated with avariety of curious and entertaining anecdotes; To which ia affixed, A Tail-Piece; or, the reading and varmint method of proceeding to the degree of A.B. By a Brace of Cantabs. pp. (x), 131. frontis. and 5 hand coloured coloured plates, 1 black and white plate (Jemmy Gordon). 8vo.

Illustrated
Hand coloured engravings

Condition
Some damp staining and embrowning, marking to pages etc. but a very good copy in excellent boards

Binding
Half calf, marbled boards

£350

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