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1 Yale College Autograph Album of Marshall Bullard Angier, Class of 1844
New Haven, CT 1844 Full Calf Very Good 
An early example of Yalensia. 8vo. Signers of this album include fellow classmates, faculty and administration. Among the still recognizable names inscribed herein are Jeremiah Day (President of the college), Benjamin Silliman, James Kingsley, and an ancestor of the Presidents Bush. (There are halograph autographs on the plates of Silliman, Kingsley, etc., not to be confused with the actual inscriptions. Steel engravings in the book include that of the New Haven Square, Elihu Yale, Jeremiah Day, James Kingsley, and the Library (now part of Linsly-Chittenden Hall). Angier (1819 - 1894), the keeper of this book, became a Congregationalist minister. He served in the Union army and was at the front when Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Wear on the binding, especially along the joints. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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