Don Quixots at College; or, a History of the Gallant Adventures Lately Achieved by the Combined Students of Harvard University; Interspersed with Some Facetious Reasonings
Boston: Etheridge and Bliss, 1807. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); removed; 20pp. Extremities a bit worn and dust-soiled, leaves held together by a couple threads, light foxing, else Good or better overall.
Satirical account of the Rotten Cabbage Rebellion at Harvard in 1807, an uprising/food fight galvanized by the presence of maggots in the cabbage and splinters in the sugar bowl. Among the expulsions were Dr. Walter Channing and Richard Henry Dana. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 13752.