Diehl, M[ichael]. Biography of Rev. Ezra Keller, D.D., Founder and First President of Wittenberg College. Springfield, Ohio: 1859. First Edition.
Diehl, M[ichael]. Biography of Rev. Ezra Keller, D.D., Founder and First President of Wittenberg College. Springfield, Ohio: Ruralist Publishing Company, 1859. First Edition.
Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Size: Around 7" or slightly taller - Duodecimo (12mo). 382 pages.
The frontispiece is an engraved portrait of Keller, an 1835 graduate of Gettysburg College who died in 1848 at the age of 35 from typhoid fever. The introduction was written by the school's second president, Samuel Sprecher.
Re-bound in black buckram over boards with bright gold title on the spine. Corners are sharp; no shelf wear.
Text block is tight and bright. Heavy foxing of the frontis portrait of Keller, title page and first page of the Preface, but only an occasional spot through the rest of the text block. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing.
This book is from the personal library of Lloyd T. Sprinkle, founder of Sprinkle Publications, which specialized in reprint editions of early religious books. He has written his name and put his "Ex Libris" stamp at the top of the front free end paper.
Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 2 oz. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Clergy - Lutheran; United States; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. ISBN: No ISBN. Inventory No: 1133.
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