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LIGHTS AND SHADES OF "NORMAL". Souvenir. Wm. H. Roy, Book Binder.

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LIGHTS AND SHADES OF "NORMAL". Souvenir. Wm. H. Roy, Book Binder.

by Saylor, B. Frank; Pennsylvania State Normal School (Millersville, PA)

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B. Frank Saylor - Photographer, Lancaster, Pa: ., 1888 pp. 16 unnumbered leaves. Chiefly photogravure illustrations. Horizontal 16mo. 130 x 170 mm. String tied. All edges gilt. Stiff gilt lettered faux leather wraps. Some light soiling. Manuscript ownership: Miss Florence Watkins, Millersville, PA, XMas 1894. Very Good. Founded in 1855, Millersville University was established with the ideals that teacher preparation and classical learning are essential elements of public education and enlightened citizenship. It was the first Pennsylvania State Normal School. Scarce college photographic view book. 72 Rt. Soft cover.

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
LIGHTS AND SHADES OF "NORMAL". Souvenir. Wm. H. Roy, Book Binder.
Author
Saylor, B. Frank; Pennsylvania State Normal School (Millersville, PA)
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Paperback
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B. Frank Saylor - Photographer, Lancaster, Pa: .
Date published
1888
Keywords
PENNSYLVANIA AMERICANA MILLERSVILLE WATKINS LANCASTER LOCAL HISTORY EDUCATION
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PENNSYLVANIA; PHOTOGRAPHY; EDUCATION;

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Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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