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Pictorial DJ cover. VG in VG DJ. Editor Wilson worked for 27 years in the publications office of Amherst, retiring in 2002. Most of the selections in this. Anthology are narrative chapters of Amherst history from earliest days to recent time. They take the reader chronologically from the 1820s when students learned the rudiments of "Vulgar Arithmetic" up to a 1990 colloquium on quantum mechanics. Student anti-slavery efforts, Civil War casualties, college dealing with landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, baseball glories, faculty deliberations, and a black student's sensitive view of his undergraduate experience in the 1970s. Each sectopm is opened with the editor's short introduction.
Like New. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Inscribed and signed by author (first name only) on half-title page in black ink in Amherst and dated 2/29/2008; Near Fine/Very Good condition, text new looking, tight clean unmarked, dust jacket shows a slight curl along top edge.
Fine in Fine jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s) SIGNED by Wilson on the title page. Full cloth hardcover binding is clean and tight. The interior and text are clean and unmarked. The dust jacket is bright, attractive, and whole. NOT ex-lib. A clean, tight copy in jacket. xiii, 312pp. Indexed.
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