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GILDERSLEEVE, BASIL LANNEAU SIGNED QUOTE, CLASSICAL SCHOLAR GREEK, LATIN

$150.00

Description

BASIL LANNEAU GILDERSLEEVE (1831-1924) SIGNED QUOTE, “Basil L. Gildersleeve, September 23, 1905”, on a card 4 x 2.5, by the American classical scholar, author of numerous works, founding editor of the American Journal of Philology, Professor of Greek at the University of Virginia and later one of the original five professors at the new John Hopkins University in Baltimore, twice president of the American Philological Association, and credited with contributions to the syntax of Greek and Latin and the history of Greek literature. His handwritten quote, in full: “Grow, not climb.” The card is in fine condition, with minor age toning.

$150   #12711