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James' System of Easy Memorizing in Conjunction with Stokes's System of Memory

By James, George Wharton

Oakland, CA. Very Good. 1888. Pamphlet. A staplebound pamphlet with just a few rust spots around the staples. George Wharton James presents lessons one and two for use by his pupils. James was a Methodist minster and prolific writer on the Southwest and Native Americans. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8 pp .


Spelling Cards
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Spelling Cards

Very Good. Ephemera. A scarce set of 30 stiff cards, each with a mounted sheet of 6 woodcut illustrations of animals and their printed names, designed to help children in spelling. In a newer clamshell box, dark blue with "Spelling Cards" in gilt. Foxing and light edge wear on cards. No publication information, but possibly published in London in the early 19th century. Many exotic, hard-to-spell animal names such as jacanas and maucaucos are included with the run-of-the mill cats and rats. ; B&W Illustrations; 3" x 4 1/2" .


Prairie University, A History of the University of Nebraska
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Prairie University, A History of the University of Nebraska

By Knoll, Robert E.

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0803227175 . Near fine first edition hard cover in like pictorial dust jacket in mylar cover. Lightly bumped corners and spine.; Book; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .