Providence, (RI): Providence Press Co. 1868. 8vo. 399 pp. Two mounted photographs, a portrait frontispiece of the author and a view of the author's home. Contemporary red half leather, and marbled boards and endpapers, gilt title on spine. Very good copy. Item #45068
First edition, 1/50 copies, this one with a presentation inscription by the author and an 1884 ANS from the author laid in. This volume includes addresses and other material by the author written while serving as president of the University of Alabama. Woods (1794-1887), a native of Vermont and Harvard graduate, served as President of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, 1828-1831, before moving to a similar position in Tuscaloosa, 1831-1837. OCLC locates 14 copies, but only one in Alabama (U. of Alabama).