Aberdeen University; Some Account of the Last Bajans of King's and Marischal Colleges M DCCC LIX - LX, William Johnston, 1899 Private printing of 100 copies
Aberdeen University; Some Account of the Last Bajans of King's and Marischal Colleges M DCCC LIX - LX, and of those who joined their Class in the University of Aberdeen during the Semi, Tertiary and Magistrand Sessions M DCCC LX - LXIII. Compiled by Lieut. Colonel William Johnston, M.A., M.D., Army Medical Staff (retired).
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The Bajan Class was the first year intake at Aberdeen University following the merger of King's college and Marischal College to form the University of Aberdeen in 1860. 'Bajan' is an old Scots word, meaning a first-year student at a Scottish University, but is now only used at Aberdeen and St. Andrews Universities.
Privately Printed by Her Majesty's Printers at the Adelphi Press, M DCCC XCIX (1899). One hundred copies printed for private distribution, of which this is No. 18.
A very good green cloth hardback of this scarce book. Some bumping and shelf wear and a little fading to spine. Some offsetting to endpapers. Ink stamp to rear pastedown.
Text is bright and clean throughout, with some age toning to edges. A mix of trimmed and rough cut edges as issued. Illustrated with portraits of the Bajans.
Text in English.
viii + 88pp + Plates.
Approximately 265mm high x 203mm wide x 20mm deep.
Weight approximately 634g (unpacked).