The Microcosm: Volume 28 1887; published by the Secret Fraternities and Literary Societies of the College of the City of New York
The Microcosm: Volume 28 1887; published by the Secret Fraternities and Literary Societies of the College of the City of New York
The Microcosm: Volume 28 1887; published by the Secret Fraternities and Literary Societies of the College of the City of New York
The Microcosm: Volume 28 1887; published by the Secret Fraternities and Literary Societies of the College of the City of New York

The Microcosm: Volume 28 1887; published by the Secret Fraternities and Literary Societies of the College of the City of New York

New York: Vanden Houten & Co. printers, 1887. Hardcover. 113 p.: illustrations; 25 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt-stamped cover title; blind-stamped decoration on both boards. The chairman of the board of editors was Floy McEwen, later a well-known doctor. Includes illustrations by William H. Johns, later president of the American Association of Advertising Agencies. The advertisements include a 2-page chromolithographed ad for Gordon & Dilworth, producers of preserves, jellies, mince meat, plum pudding, salad dressing, olives, capers, brandy fruits, and "New Process Catsup," and an engraved ad in red and green for A.E. Chasmar & Co., art stationers and engravers. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Delta, compliments of [pi squared]. Please exchange." Very scarce. In Good- Condition: cover is rubbed and soiled; hinges are weak; p. 13-14 is detached but present; the center of the engraving accompanying the Delta Kappa Epsilon section has been removed; lacking 3 engraved leaves; otherwise, clean and solid. Good -. Item #005182

Price: $275.00

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