Book ID: 26947 The Collegian. In Six Numbers. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, CONTRIBUTOR.
The Collegian. In Six Numbers.

A Rare Harvard College Periodical with 22 Poems by O. W. Holmes

The Collegian. In Six Numbers.

Place and Imprint: Cambridge: Published by Hilliard and Brown, 1830.
Edition: First editions.
Bibliographical References: Currier & Tilton, Bibliography of Oliver Wendell Holmes, pages 14-17; Sabin 14407.; OCLC records nine copies.
Condition: Binding a little faded and worn; some foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 26947

Physical Description

Six numbers [all published] in one volume, small quarto, original purple pebbled cloth, brown leather spine label, gilt lettering.


A complete run of a rare Harvard undergraduate literary magazine that contains 22 poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes, one of his first substantial contributions to a publication of any kind. 15 of the poems were not reprinted again until 1975. The other contributions include essays, sketches, poetry and reviews by a host of Harvard students, including Epes Sargent and John Lothrop Motley.

Price: $975.00