Title: The Yale News; 1878-1880; 125 non-continuous...
Publisher: The Yale News
Publication Date: 1878
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition.
Yale News, New Haven, CT. A collection of the very scarce Yale News, the nation's first student newspaper. This is a non-continuous series of 125 issues, beginning with Vol. 1, No. 34 (March 12, 1878) and ending with Vol. II, No. 165 (June 29, 1880). Bound in half leather with gold lettering. A range of subjects are covered, including many mentions of Base Ball (sic) and other sports. Contents are generally very good and quite clean, with a couple tears and occasional folds. The binding is rubbed heavily at the top and bottom of spines and has one chip at the top of the spine and occasional other small chips. Five compartment raised gilt spine, with the initials "R.A.M." at the bottom of the binding below "Yale News, 1878-'80." Half dark brown leather over green cloth. One small stain on front green board. Overall this is a very nice collection of a very scarce early student newspaper. Bookseller Inventory # 01400
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