Northampton, MA: Amherst College, 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #010329
Ten items dated 1877-1881 relating to Amherst College. Bound together in an attractive hardcover three-quarter leather binding with minor shelfwear and rubbing. Spine title (or binder's title) "Amherst College Memorabilia 1881." Protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Contains the following ten publications: "Olio" Vol. XXIII. No. 1. December 1877. 116 pages. Minimal wear; almost near fine condition. This was published by the Junior Class (class of '80) for the graduating class of '79. Also: "Olio" Vol. XIV. No. 1. December 1878. 124 pages. Moderate to heavy wear to title page which is chipped and soiled. Also: "Olio" Vol. XXV. No. 1. February 1880. 104 pages. Near fine condition with original grey printed wrappers. Illustrated by black & white photographs. Also: "Olio" Vol. XXVI. No. 1. December 1880. [vi], 107 pages, [iii]. Near fine condition with original black printed wrappers. Each issue of "Olio" is illustrated by black & white drawings, caricatures, etc. as well as some black & white plates. Also: "Class of '81. Its Histories, Class-Day Exercises, and Statistics. Amherst, June 29, 1881." Wrapper titled "Class Book '81." printed on the Press of E. W. Carpenter: 1881. Original grey wrappers. 87 pages. Also: "The Laws and Regulations of Amherst College" printed by Henry M. McCloud: 1874. Original printed wrappers. 138, [ii] pages. Minor browning to edges of text. Also: "Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Amherst College, for the Academic Year 1880-81." Published 1880 on the press of C. A. Bangs. Printed wrappers. 48 pages of text. Minimal shelfwear. Also: "The Department of Physical Education and Hygiene in Amherst College" by Edward Hitchcock. Published by Rand, Avery & Co. Boston: 1879. Orange printed front wrapper. 10 pages of text. Lacks rear wrapper. Also: "A Report of Twenty Years Experience in the Department of Physical Education and Hygiene in Amherst College, to the Board of Trustees. June 27, 1881." Printed on the Press of C. A. Bangs & Co. 1881. Light grey printed front wrapper. 18 pages of text. Lacks rear wrapper. Also: "A Popular Guide to the Public Buildings and Museum of Amherst College" by C. S. Beardslee and G. A. Plimpton, Class of 1876. For Sale by the Curator and at the Bookstores. Dark brown printed front wrapper. 88 pages of text. Lacks rear wrapper. A few of these publications have the previous owner's name neatly in pencil or ink on the front wrapper "E. S. Forbes" (Elmer Severance Forbes).