The Brawnville Papers: Being Memorials of the Brawnville Athletic Club. Edited by . . Moses Coit Tyler.

The Brawnville Papers: Being Memorials of the Brawnville Athletic Club. Edited by . . .

Boston: Fields, Osgood, 1869. First edition. 8vo, original gilt-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering, 215, [1] pages. A little toned; some light wear; a nearly fine copy. Item #19662

A lightly-veiled satire on the contemporary controversies around physical culture, a supposed debate over the construction of a gymnasium in a New England town from an advocate for physical education, published while Tyler was a professor at the University of Michigan. Small neat early ownership signature at the head of the front blank. Wright II, 2570.

Price: $25.00

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