Princeton, N. J.: n. p., 1877. First edition.. Neatly rebacked, with the original spine laid down; somewhat rubbed; a good, sound copy.. 8vo, contemporary half calf and cloth sides, v, , 121 pages interleaved with blanks, printed final exam questions tipped in. A scarce detailed outline of the prominent Princeton educator and college presidentís lectures. McCosh (1811-1894) marked something of a transition from the Old Psychology to the New Psychology. With the ink ownership signature of W. G. Emery, Jr., Princeton class of 1879, on the front paste-down and the title page, with numerous notes (some critical of McCosh) in ink and pencil to the blanks and text throughoutóincluding occasional notes putting the class work into context: ìLast lecture of ë79ís Junior Year - June 5th, 1878.î The printed sheets with exam questions for the Junior Exam on Dec. 10, 1877 as well as the final exam for June 12, 1878 are tipped in, as is an early instance of stencil or other mechanical duplicationóa leaf of autograph facsimile in aniline purple dated April 10, 1878, posing four sample exam questions and a fairly early example of use of this reproduction technology. Matthew Gault Emery, Jr. (1855-1887) was a classmate of Woodrow Wilson and had been an attorney in Washington, D. C. (Inventory #: 17563)
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