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Memoir of the Life of David Stow

By The Rev. Wiliam Fraser

London: James Nisbet & Co., 1868 Green cloth on blindstamped boards. Previous owner's name. Protagonist is David Stow, who expanded his vital teaching from the Sunday School at Paisley, Scotland, to a number of public schools, and eventually to Normal Schools for the training of teachers. 320 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$30.00

Stories to Tell to Children

By Bryant, Sara Cone

London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., 1930 Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Three comical stickers. Suggestions to take stories seriously, take one's time, don't admit to your mistakes, use appropriate voice, etc. Many story titles are offered. 251 pp.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by George Cruikshank Frontispiece. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

How to Study Geography (Int. Education Series)

By Parker, Francis W.

New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1910 Black cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. In his Preface, the author complains that Geography has "suffered more than any other branch of study through the prevalence of bad methods. Mere isolated details of topography have been memorized, while the processes of earth, water, and atmosphere, that go to produce the differences and characteristics of the earth's surface, have been neglected." - vii. A thought-producing book. 405 pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

Acadia University, 1838-1938
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Acadia University, 1838-1938

By Longley, Ronald Stewart

Wolfville, N.S., 1939 Green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. As a former student and faculty member, the author has written this book as a labor of love. Lists graduates from 1843 to 1939. 187 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

School Days; The One-Room Schools of Maritime Canada
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School Days; The One-Room Schools of Maritime Canada

By Peabody, George

Fredericton, N.B.: Goose Lane Editions, 1992 Self-explanatory history of the changing scene of one-room schools. 137 pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 7 1/2 x 9 Oblong.

$15.00

A Question of Privilege; Canada's Independent Schools
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A Question of Privilege; Canada's Independent Schools

By Gossage, Carolyn

Toronto: Peter Martin Associates , Limited, 1977 Maroon cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Very good DJ. A survey of 50 private schools across Canada. Food for thought from the Epilogue: "It has become clear to all those concerned with education in Canada that in the course of the last century the state has achieved its goal of offering a place in its schools to all - at the price of offering true learning to fewer and fewer." - Pp. 280-281.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

The Woman Hater
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The Woman Hater

By Cameron, John Alexander Hugh

Toronto: Musson Book Company Limited, 1912 Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name snipped from first free endpaper. Early chapters suggest the topic to be consolidation of public schools. While you read you'll pick up a new dialect. 297 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

The School Looks Around; A Book for Teachers About Local Surveys
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The School Looks Around; A Book for Teachers About Local Surveys

By Layton, Elizabeth/ White, Justin Blanco

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1951 Yellow cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Plodding and outdated as to language, but fruitful as to ideas and concepts worth pursuing by student surveyors. Systematic planning leading to fruitful discovery. 165 pp.. Second Edition. Hard Cover.. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Quance Lecture, 1954; The University and Its Neighbors
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Quance Lecture, 1954; The University and Its Neighbors

By Gilmour, G.P.

Toronto: W.J. Gage And Co., Limited, 1954 Grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Otherwise, clean. 80 pp.. First (No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Masters of Their Own Destiny; The Story of the Antigonish Movement Of Adult Education Through Economic Cooperation
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Masters of Their Own Destiny; The Story of the Antigonish Movement Of Adult Education Through Economic Cooperation

By Coady, M. M.

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1939 Maroon cloth on boards. The Antigonish Movement took shape in the 1920's as a response to the felt needs of Northeastern Nova Scotia. Many cooperative courses and programs were fostered by local groups with strong support from St. Francis Xavier University and various Roman Catholic and Scottish Catholic groups. 170 pp. with index. There are perhaps a dozen marginal comments, not affecting legibility.. Seventh Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$40.00

The Quance Lectures in Canadian Education; The Humanities in Modern Education
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The Quance Lectures in Canadian Education; The Humanities in Modern Education

By Leddy, Dr. John Francis

Toronto: W.J.Gage, Limited, 1965 Orange cloth on boards. Contents of two lectures; Language and Literature / History and Philosophy. 68 pp. Previous owner's name.. First Edition (No Additional Printings. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photo Portrait. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Queen's; The First One Hundred & Fifty Years
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Queen's; The First One Hundred & Fifty Years

By Carpenter, Thomas H. (Ed.)

Newburgh, ON: Hedgehog Productions, Inc., 1990 Tan cloth on boards. No writing or damage to book. DJ has two cracks in lamination. An excellent presentation of one of Canada's most prestigious universities. Supported by Scottish Presbyterians until 1912, then by Canadian Presbyterians until 1925, when it became affiliated with the United Church of Canada, as it remains. Queen's is known around the world for scholarship and leadership in several important fields. Heavy book in large format will need extra postage. 179 pp.. First Edition. (No Additional Printings). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Alan Carruthers, et al. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Lunches at School
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Lunches at School

Fredericton: Dept. Of Education Tan booklet of 36 pp. Organization, finances, work schedules, menus, supplies, supervision. . Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

How to Study: Hints to Students in Colleges and High Schools
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How to Study: Hints to Students in Colleges and High Schools

By Schulte, John (Ph.D)

Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1877 Red cloth on flexible boards. Cover grubby. Stringent requirements for success include practicing Christianity, physical exercise, and the will to succeed. Latin quotations abound. 118 pp. Previous owner's name.. Second Revised Edition. Flexible Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$25.00

Hints on Early Education and Nursery Discipline
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Hints on Early Education and Nursery Discipline

New York: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1887 Green cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing. This book passed through 18 editions in England without an author's name attached. Asked for his opinion of the book, the Rev. John Hall noted "the gentle wisdom, knowledge of human nature, and loyalty to 'our Father in Heaven' commend the book". I second the motion. 97 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$20.00

A Course of Elementary Reading in Science and Literature
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A Course of Elementary Reading in Science and Literature

By McCulloch, J.M.

Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1865 Black cloth on boards, embossed front and back.Previous owner's name. Edges dusty. 424 pp.. Forty-Fourth Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by 39 Woodcuts. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$40.00

Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism

By Boyd, James R.

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1872 Marbled boards backed in brown calf. All edges combed. Previous owner's name. Six pages of recommendations from teachers of other Common Schools as early as 1844. Spelling, Punctuation, Word Use, Sentence Structure, Style, Figurative Language, Composition, Language History, British and American Literature. 333 pp.. Eighth Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$25.00

Pleasant Pages for Young People; A Journal of Home Education on the Infant-School System (Vol. II only)
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Pleasant Pages for Young People; A Journal of Home Education on the Infant-School System (Vol. II only)

By Newcombe, S. Prout

London: Houlston and Stoneman, 1851 Green cloth on boards, embossed front and back. Dusty and worn. 396 pp.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Drawings. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$20.00

Lawrie's Mercantile Arithmetic
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Lawrie's Mercantile Arithmetic

By Lawrie, Gavin

London: Blackie & Son Brown leather on boards. Title missing, but believed to be Seventh Edition in two parts, the first part beginning with Tables of Weights and Measures, and the second part beginning with Vulgar and Decimal Fractions. With Answers. 204 pp. plus 78 pp. of Answers, with catalog. Shows normal edge wear. Binding sound. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$25.00

Pine Hill Divinity Hall 1820-1970; A History
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Pine Hill Divinity Hall 1820-1970; A History

By Betts, E. Arthur

Halifax: Board of Governors, Pine Hill Divinity Hall, 1970 Green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. A small, interdenominational graduate school intended to prepare candidates for the ministry, offering the degrees of Bachelor's of Theology, Bachelor's of Divinity, and Master's of Theology. 61 pp.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

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