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Gradus ad Cantabrigiam or New University - A Brace of Cantabs - 1824. [1193999]
John Hearne, London, 1824. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Full Title: Gradus ad Cantabrigiam or New University Guide to the Academical Customs and Colloquial Cant Terms Peculiar to the University of Cambridge observing Wherein it Differs from Oxford. Embellished with six coloured engravings of the Costume etc, a striking likeness of thar Celebrated character Jemmy Gordon, and Illustrated with a Variety of Curious and Entertainig Anecdotes. To Which is affixed, A Tail-Piece or, the Reading and Varmint Method of Proceeding to the Degree of A.B. Plain brown boards with neat replacement grey spine and cream spine-label. Bumped corners. Missing the "Tail-Piece". Bookplate with crest on inside front cover (motto - Pour Bien Desirer), binding sound, pages a little darkened but clean. Contains all six called-for coloured plates (including scarce "Quite Unexpected" plate at page 86) which are all clean and bright, plus uncoloured plate of Jemmy Gordon. [v], 120,. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50615101148..
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