Hartford, CT: Press of Williams, Wiley & Turner, 1859. First Edition. Cloth. 6 X 9 1/4 Inches. 46 PP. Good. Item #3787
Important biography of the first President of the newly formed University of Nashville. Montgomery Bell Academy, The Medical School at Vanderbilt and Peabody College for Teachers at Vanderbilt can all trace their roots to this institution. Original cloth binding a bit worn at edges and spine. Scattered foxing and first few pages starting. Incidentally, the author Lefory Halsey first coined the now famous "Athens of the South" phrase in reference to Nashville.