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School Architecture;  Or Contributions to the Improvement of School-Houses  in the United States by  Henry Barnard - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1849 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

School Architecture; Or Contributions to the Improvement of School-Houses in the United States

by Barnard, Henry

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and heavily worn, many pages soiled, owner signature (I. Randolph Coughtrie? ) on


NY: A. S. Barnes & Co.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and heavily worn, many pages . soiled, owner signature (I. Randolph Coughtrie? ) on front free endpaper, . waterstains.. 1849. Second Edition. Hardcover. Original dark brown ruled cloth. Gilt titles on spine. [33] pages of publisher's ads at rear. Numerous engravings depicting school buildings throughout America, as well as plans, elevations, heating equipment, furnishings, globes, ventilation systems, playgrounds, library layouts, educational equipment, etc. Frontispiece engraving of Free Academy, New York. ; 383 pages .


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