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A PLAN FOR THE CONDUCT OF FEMALE EDUCATION, IN BOARDING SCHOOLS, PRIVATE FAMILIES, AND PUBLIC SEMINARIES.

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A PLAN FOR THE CONDUCT OF FEMALE EDUCATION, IN BOARDING SCHOOLS, PRIVATE FAMILIES, AND PUBLIC SEMINARIES.

by Darwin, Erasmus (1731-1802)

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Printed by John Ormrod, Philadelphia: ., 1798 pp. (12), (9)-188, (197)-308, (4) [Publisher's catalogue]. LACKS frontis and front fly leaves. Small woodcut devices. Apparently most examples lack the frontis. Very lightly foxed. Printed bookplate of A.D. Kille on front paste down. 12mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding, scuffed and worn. Remnants of original leather spine label. Spine worn with loss at head and upper joint. Title continues: 'To Which Are added, Rudiments of Taste, in a Series of Letters from a Mother to Her Daughters'. Initially published in London in 1797. The series of letters were written by one Mrs. Pettle. Darwin, grandfather of the famed naturalist, was a highly regarded physician in England, but also dabbled in poetry, botany, inventions, and evolutionist and social theories. Hardbound. Good. Text very good though it lacks the frontis (as in most examples). Evans 33601. Scarce First American edition. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! PALIB 6. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.

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Bookseller
THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ALEX101
Title
A PLAN FOR THE CONDUCT OF FEMALE EDUCATION, IN BOARDING SCHOOLS, PRIVATE FAMILIES, AND PUBLIC SEMINARIES.
Author
Darwin, Erasmus (1731-1802)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
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Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by John Ormrod, Philadelphia: .
Date published
1798
Keywords
EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS EDUCATION WOMEN CONDUCT OF FEMALE ERASMUS DARWIN BOARDING SCHOOLS PRIVATE FAMILIES MUSIC DANCING GRAMMAR PHYSIOGNOMY ARITHMETIC GEOGRAPHY HISTORY LETTERS MRS. PETTLE FROM A MOTHER TO HER DAUGHTERS EVANS PHILADELPHIA IMPRINT 1798
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EDUCATION; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS; WOMEN;

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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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