Boston: Hale's Steam-Power-Press, 1831.. 1831.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wrappers. The wraps are bumped & lightly chipped with their edges darkened. There are creases to the bottom corners with creasing to the front edge of the rear wrap & a number of small stains to the front wrap. The spine is chipped & the rear wrap is partially detached. 48 pages. The bottom page corners are creased & some are soiled. The top page corners are lightly bumped. There are small stains to the top edge of the title with very light foxing to a few pages. Good.
Writing to Levi Lincoln, Governor of Massachusetts, Gray defends Harvard against the criticisms of its detractors. Among other complaints, critics decry the usefulness of teaching Greek and Latin and maintain that there are too few students at Harvard and that their expenses are too great. First Edition.