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THE LIGHTER SIDE OF SCHOOL LIFE

By: (Baumer, Lewis). Hay, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh and Boston: T. N. Foulis, Publisher, (1914).: (1914).

Seller ID: 29562


London, Edinburgh and Boston: T. N. Foulis, Publisher, (1914).. (1914).. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with some staining to the bottom edge & top corner of the front cover. 226 & [1] pages plus 15-page publisher's catalog. 12 color plates with tissue guards after pastel drawings by Lewis Baumer. There is a previous owner's ink name on the front endpaper. The overlapping front edges of some leaves are darkened with tin... View more info

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY 1400-1934. With a Description of the New Building Opened by His Majesty the King 22 October 1934 / And an Acount of the New Science Buildings of Agriculture, Botany, Physiology and Zoology

By: (Cambridge University)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge: The Cambridge University Press, 1934.: 1934.

Seller ID: 29801


Cambridge: The Cambridge University Press, 1934.. 1934.. Very good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide] softcover bound in printed gray wrappers. The spine & the adjacent edges of the wraps are darkened. The edges of the wraps are slightly creased & there is a small stain to the rear wrap. Title, 15 & [1] pages. Black-and-white frontispiece & black-and-white illustrations. The gutters are a bit darkened. Very good. Laid in are a plan of the new sci... View more info

REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF COMMON SCHOOLS OF PENNSYLVANIA. For the Year Ending June 4,1863

By: (Coburn, C.R.; Superintendent)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg: Singerly & Myers, State Printers, 1864.: 1864.

Seller ID: 16382


Harrisburg: Singerly & Myers, State Printers, 1864.. 1864.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine with decorations in blind on both covers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped & the spine is slightly faded. xxxii & pages [25]-287. Illustrated with statistical tables. There is dampstaining to the bottom edges of the pastedowns with a presentation inscription on the front pastedown. There is light dampstaining to the bottom edges of most of the pages. ... View more info

CATALOGUS SENATUS ACADEMICI, ET OMNIUM ALICUJUS GRADUS LAUREA EXORNATORUM, IN COLLEGIO DARTMUTHENSI, HANOVERAE, IN REPUBLICA NEO-HANTONIENSI

By: (Darthmouth College)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Hanover, New Hampshire], 1843.: 1843.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25839


[Hanover, New Hampshire], 1843.. 1843.. Very good. - sc Octavo, softcovers bound in printed tan wraps. The covers are heavily rubbed, and stained with pieces out from the head and tail of the spine. There is a 3 inch long split to the front joint with warping to the top of the front cover. 80 pages. There is some foxing to the first and last leaves with some light dampstaining and a tiny tear to the front edge of the first few leaves. The page corners are creased. Other... View more info

FIRST STANDARD-PHONOGRAPHIC READER. / In the Corresponding Style

By: (Graham, Andrew J.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Andrew J. Graham, n.d. [1875].: n.d. [1875].

Seller ID: 17881


New York: Andrew J. Graham, n.d. [1875].. n.d. [1875].. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt on the front cover. The covers are bumped & rubbed with a white stain to the front cover & some bubbling to the cloth. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. 82 pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog, with pages [5]-72 printed in shorthand. Illustrations & decorative borders in black & white. There is occasional staining & soiling. Good. The pu... View more info

MR. GRAY'S LETTER TO GOVERNOR LINCOLN IN RELATION TO HARVARD UNIVERSITY

By: (Harvard University). Gray, Francis Calley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston: Hale's Steam-Power-Press, 1831.: 1831.

Seller ID: 16939


Boston: Hale's Steam-Power-Press, 1831.. 1831.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wrappers. The wraps are bumped & lightly chipped with their edges darkened. There are creases to the bottom corners with creasing to the front edge of the rear wrap & a number of small stains to the front wrap. The spine is chipped & the rear wrap is partially detached. 48 pages. The bottom page corners are creased & some are soiled. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Th... View more info

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CHRONICLE. Volume LXII 2000-2001 (Number 2 Winter 2001). (With Supplement)

By: (Murrin, John M.; Nugent, S. Georgia; et al) (Oberfranc, Gretchen; editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library, 2003).: 2003).

Seller ID: 32188


(Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library, 2003).. 2003).. Fine. - Octavo, printed cream wrappers. [vi], pages 161-334 & [2] pages. Black- and-white illustrations. Fine.Together with: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CHRONICLE. Volume LXIII, Numbers 1 & 2. Autumn 2001-Winter 2002. Supplement. Octavo, printed cream wrappers. 25 pages. Illustrated with facsimiles. Fine. The Supplement refers to a three-day conference, "Celebrating Jewish-American Writers" host... View more info

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TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY HARRY A. BROWN, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, NEEDHAM, MASS.

By: (Rugg, Harold). Brown, Harry A. Superintendent of Schools, Needham, Mass.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Needham, MA: September 7, 1946.: 1946.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35988


- Lengthy 3-page letter typed on an 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of his personalized letterhead with his name & address printed in raised lettering in blind at top left and on 2 follow-up sheets. Signed "Harry A. Brown". There is a rusty paper-clip mark on each sheet at top left. On the first sheet this mark affects the printed address & is surrounded by some additional staining. There are a few tiny chips to the letter & the upper right edge of each she... View more info

LIBERAL TRADITIONS IN EDUCATION: Essays in Honor of Robert Ulich by His Students

By: (Ulich, Robert). Bereday, George Z. F.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, 1958.: 1958.

Seller ID: 3931


Cambridge, MA: Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, 1958.. 1958.. Fine. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. xix & 139 pages. Near fine. First edition.Inscribed by Robert Ulich to a friend on the front endpaper: "Dr. H. Brugsch / friend and physician without whom these essays would not have been written / Robert Ulich". First Edition. View more info

VASSAR: A Brief Account of the History, Ideals, Purposes and Life of Vassar College

By: (Vassar College)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, n.d. [circa 1920a-'30s].: n.d. [circa 1920a-'30s].

Seller ID: 5714


Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, n.d. [circa 1920a-'30s].. n.d. [circa 1920a-'30s].. Very good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in printed gray wraps. The edges of the wraps are darkened. There are 2 small stains to the front wrap & the head of the spine is chipped. Title & 46 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. The contents are very good. View more info

VASSAR: THE REMARKABLE GROWTH OF A MAN AND HIS COLLEGE 1855-1865. Edited by Elizabeth A. Daniels

By: (Vassar, Matthew). Linner, Edward R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, (1984).: (1984).

Seller ID: 12994


Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, (1984).. (1984).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with some light creasing to the corners & minor soiling to the front panel. xii, [ii] & 209 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

EDUCATING ESME: Diary of a Teacher's First Year

By: Codell, Esme Raji

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1999.: 1999.

Seller ID: 4545


Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1999.. 1999.. Fine. - Small octavo, yellow cloth backed boards, in a dust wrapper. Half-title, title, [1] leaf & 202 pages. Near fine. First edition.Inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Happy reading, Naomi! / Love, / Madame Esme". Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY AMERICAN EDUCATOR AND CLERGYMAN TIMOTHY DWIGHT V, THE FUTURE PRESIDENT OF YALE COLLEGE.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY AMERICAN EDUCATOR AND CLERGYMAN TIMOTHY DWIGHT V, THE FUTURE PRESIDENT OF YALE COLLEGE.

By: Dwight V, Timothy. (1828-1916). American educator and clergyman, elected president of Yale College in 1886.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT: January 27, 1866.: 1866.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36236


- Letter penned in black ink & filling 2 sides of a sheet of note paper folded to form 4 sides, each 8-1/2 inches high by 5 inches wide. Signed "T. Dwight." The letter is docketed on the 4th side. There is a paper-clip mark on the top edge of each side with some minor soiling to the 4th side. Folded 3 times for mailing. Very good. Dwight writes to a friend explaining somewhat circuitously why he has not been able to let him know whether he may or may not be at... View more info

MEMORY AND INTELLECTUAL IMPROVEMENT APPLIED TO SELF-EDUCATION AND JUVENILE INSTRUCTION. By O.S. Fowler, practical phrenologist.

By: Fowler, O.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Fowlers and Wells, Phrenological Cabinet, 1849.: 1849.

Seller ID: 36315


- Octavo, black cloth titled and decorated in gilt on the spine and decorated in blind on the covers. The covers are rubbed with wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. There is evidence of early worming with a few holes along the joints. 231 pages plus a 6-page catalog of phrenological publications, with textual illustrations pertaining to phrenology. There is offsetting and darkening to the endpapers and blanks with occasional light foxing and stains to the... View more info

THE UNEDUCATED

By: Ginzberg, Eli; and Bray, Douglas W

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Columbia University Press, 1953.: 1953.

Seller ID: 7452


New York: Columbia University Press, 1953.. 1953.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The spine & extremities are faded & there is some spotting to the covers. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with soiling to the rear panel. xxv & 246 pages. Illustrated with black- and-white maps & tables. There are a few pencil markings in the first chapter & the page edges are slightly darkened, else the contents are very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. Fir... View more info

EXPOSITION / Technical & Popular

By: Gould, Jay Reid; and Olmsted, Stirling P.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1947.: 1947.

Seller ID: 26027


New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1947.. 1947.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed with spotting to the spine & extremities and some very light staining to the front cover. x & 126 pages. Illustrated with a few tables & diagrams. There is a red pencil marking on page 85 indicating a spelling mistake, else the contents are very good. Good. First edition.A manual on technical writing for the specialized or lay reader, with examples from variou... View more info

THE 1933 DUKE CHANTICLEER: Year Book of Duke University, Durham, N.C. Volume Twenty

By: Kellam, Edwin C.; Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Durham, NC: Duke University, 1933.: 1933.

Seller ID: 17616


Durham, NC: Duke University, 1933.. 1933.. Good. - Quarto [approximately 12-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], dark brown cloth titled in gilt between raised bands on the spine with decorative frames in blind on both covers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with a small stain & a score mark to the rear cover. The titling on the spine is faded and the head & tail are lightly chipped. 343 & [7] pages plus ads. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. The edges are lightly ... View more info

SPEECH OF HIRAM KETCHUM, ESQ. before a Committee of the Senate of the State of New-York, in relation to the public schools of the City of New-York, and in reply to the report of the Hon. John C. Spencer, superintendent of common schools, on the same subject

By: Ketchum, Hiram

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New-York, 1841.: 1841.

Seller ID: 23351


New-York, 1841.. 1841.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover, bound in printed self-wraps. The covers are soiled and darkened with some chipping to the edges. 16 pages. A very good unopened copy of this pamphlet. First edition of this speech in support of the Roman Catholic Church's objections to public education.Compulsory school attendance did not become the law in New York until 1853. First Edition. View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY CHILDREN'S AUTHOR AND MONTESSORI EDUCATOR RITA KISSIN ASKING JAMES B. POND IF GERMAN LECTURE AGENTS HAVE NEW YORK REPRESENTATIVES.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY CHILDREN'S AUTHOR AND MONTESSORI EDUCATOR RITA KISSIN ASKING JAMES B. POND IF GERMAN LECTURE AGENTS HAVE NEW YORK REPRESENTATIVES.

By: Kissin, Rita. (b. 1885). Author of children's books and operator of Montessori kindergartens.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: April 11, 1927.: 1927.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36451


- Letter penned in black ink & filling both sides of a 3-1/2 inch high by 6-1/4 inch wide gray card. Signed "Rita Kissin". A blue check mark to the right of Pond's address indicates he has answered the letter. Near fine. Kissin writes to James B. Pond of the New York City Pond Lecture Bureau telling him she is planning a lecture tour of German-speaking countries in Europe and asking him to let her know whether German lecture agents have representatives in New Yor... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY RUTGERS UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR HOUSTON PETERSON.

TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY RUTGERS UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR HOUSTON PETERSON.

By: Peterson, Houston. (1897-1981). Professor at Rutgers University who specialized in the philosophy of literature.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: October 10, 1948.: 1948.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35989


- 109 words typed on a sheet of 11-inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide paper. Signed "Houston Peterson". The lower right edge of the paper is creased. The top edge is slightly darkened & the top left corner is creased with 2 pinholes where the letter has been stapled. Folded 3 times for mailing. Good. Peterson writes to Rugg suggesting dates for a proposed lunch meeting with Rugg's group at Teacher's College; "I am exhausted, just having listened to the fifth gam... View more info