North, S. N. D. Old Greek: An Old-Time Professor in an Old-Fashioned College. A Memoir of Edward North, with a Selection from His Lectures. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1905. First Edition. 
Green publisher's cloth, 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, inscribed by the author on the ffep, frontispiece portrait, xiii., 417 clean pp., top page edge gilt, tiny nick to the cloth on the front outer hinge. Good. Hardcover.
Inscribed, "Herbert Dean Meritt, '25. For excellence in Homeric study, presented by Hon. S. N. D. North, DD.D., '69, in memory of his father, Edward North, '41."
Edwin North (1820-1903), b. Berlin, Connecticut; d. Clinton, New York. North graduated as valedictorian of his class at Hamilton College in 1841, became professor of ancient languages at his alma mater in 1843.
"He was appointed Robinson Professor of Greek in 1863, a position he held until he resigned in 1901. North received the degree of A.M. from Brown University in 1844, an L.H.D. from the regents of the State of New York in 1869, and an LL.D. from the trustees of Colgate University in 1887. A dedicated educator, North served as president of the New York State Teachers' Association in 1865 and as a trustee of Clinton Grammar School from 1852 until his death. Known as 'Old Greek,' North was a devoted teacher a member of the Hamilton College community. In addition to his brief service as acting president of Hamilton College (1891-1892), North was a trustee from 1881 until his death in 1903. He also corresponded frequently with his former students, prepared the annual college catalogue, and was the first to prepare accurate obituary records for Hamilton College alumni." - Hamilton College archives, online.