The Collegian's Guide
Philatelist John Archibald Dunbar Dunbar's copy of James Pycroft's guide to University
Second edition, hardback bound in the original green cloth with gilt titling to spine. 18 × 11cm, 356pp.
This copy belonged to John Archibald Dunbar Dunbar (1849–1905), a renowned British philatelist, and there is a non-authorial inscription to him to the ffep.
Full title: The Collegian's Guide: or Recollections of College Days. Setting Forth the Advantages and Temptations of a University Education.
First published in 1845, this is Pycroft's book on preparing young minds for a University education—its benefits and pitfalls...
This copy is in very good condition. There is light rubbing to the cloth but the pages are clean and the binding is secure.