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THE CHILDREN'S PROGRESSIVE LYCEUM: A MANUAL by  Andrew Jackson Davis - Hardcover - 1867 - from Barbara Bilson Books and Biblio.com

THE CHILDREN'S PROGRESSIVE LYCEUM: A MANUAL

by Davis, Andrew Jackson

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Boston: Bela Marsh, 1867. An example of 19th century progressive educational thinking, intended for both boys and girls, and firmly within a Christian but non-sectarian framework. The full title indicates the goal of this pocket-sized (3x5 inches) book: "With directions for the organization and management of Sunday Schools, adapted to the bodies and minds of the young, and containing rules, methods, exercises, marches, lessons, questions and answers, invocations, silver-chain recitations, hymns and songs." 316 pages. Condition: very good- (edgeworn cover, especially at bottom of spine, some soiling on back cover, interior clean, except for pen name dated 1870 on first free endpaper, and firmly bound). Note this is not a new reprint or a print-on-demand; the name of the publisher on the title page is slightly askew suggesting that these plates were used by multiple publishers in the 1860s.. Hard Cover.


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