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From Maumee to Thames and Tiber: The Life-Story of an American Classical Scholar [Signed By The Author]

Sihler, Ernest G.

Published by William Edwin Rudge and the New York University Press, New York, 1930
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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ix, 269 pp, b&w frontis, preface, I. My Forebears; II. The Parsonage of St. Paul and Primeval Fort Wayne, 1853-69; III. The Concordia Gymnasium at Fort Wayne, 1862-1869; IV. The Divinity School at St. Louis, 1869-72; V. Berlin, 1872-1874; VI. The University of Leipzig and my Return to the Maumee, 1874-75; VII. A Stern Beginning of Teaching and a Good Ending, 1875-76; VIII. The Beginnings of Johns Hopkins, 1876-79; IX. Hopes Deferred. The Greek Club of New York, 1879-91; X. A Prelude in Wisconsin, 1891-92; XI. Vita Nova. Washington Square and University Heights, 1892- 1923; XII. Undergraduat Teaching and Graduate Lectures, 1892-1923; XIII. My First Visit to Italy and Farther, 1897; XIV. The Happiness of my Seminar-Room, 1900-23; XV. From Homer to Augustine: The Chief Themes of my Pen, 1908-23; XVI. De Senectute; index. First Edition, 1930. Signed By The Author on Half-Title. "Ernest Gottlieb Sihler (1853-1942) was a Professor of Classics at [New York University]. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Not long after leaving Concordia College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for the post at NYU. His scholarly works include: Cicero of Arpinum: A Political and Literary Biography Being a Contribution to the History of Ancient Civilization and a Guide to the Study of Cicero; A Complete Lexicon of the Latinity of Caesar's Gallic War; From Maumee to Thames and Tiber: The Life Story of an American Classical Scholar (autobiography); Testimonium Animae; Caesar's Annales, Critical Edition." Unopened with the exception of chapter XV. Lightly frayed rear bottom rear fore-edge corner tip, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark blue quarter-cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and gilt top text block edge. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000989

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Title: From Maumee to Thames and Tiber: The ...

Publisher: William Edwin Rudge and the New York University Press, New York

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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