New York: Scribner's Sons, 1901. First edition. Hardcover. A collection of the literary notes of Ezra Stiles, an American educator, academic, Congregationalist minister, theologian and author. He is noted as the seventh president of Yale College (1778–1795) and one of the founders of Brown University. According to religious historian Timothy L. Hall, Stiles' tenure at Yale distinguishes him as "one of the first great American college presidents." (Wikipedia).
3 vols, tall 8vo. Volume I: January 1,1769-March 13,1776, 665pp; Volume II: March,14, 1776 - December 31, 1781, 573pp; Volume III: January 1,1782 - May 6, 1795, 648pp. Illustrated with six b&w plates. Publishers navy buckram with gilt titles on spines and gilt seal of Yale on the front boards. Spine tips and corners a touch rubbed, very good overall. Very good condition. Item #26742