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Nursery Education Theory and Practice

By Blatz, William E.; Millichamp, Dorothy; and Fletcher, Margaret

New York: William Morrow and Co., 1935. xvi, 365 pp. Blue cloth, spine gilt. Includes fold-out frontispiece of St. George's School for Child Study at the University of Toronto, and many developmental charts. Light edgewear, some browning on endpapers, else very good. Dust jacket chipped at top of spine and spine is darkened. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$25.00

Colby Oracle Vol. XCVIII [1898]

Waterville, Maine: Published by the Students. Colby University, 1898. 224, xl pp. Gray cloth, title stamped in silver. Includes b&w photos, biographies of class and classmates and local commercial ads. Light wear to edges, lightly soiled; an attractive copy. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$75.00

The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender in Education
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The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender in Education

By Rassen, Elisa (editor). Forward by Susan M. Bailey

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2002. xxiv, 760 pp. With sources, authors' bios. One chapter has faint pencil notes, otherwise clean & tight. "Comprehensive in scope, yet easy to read, this fascinating anthology brings together a wide variety of perspectives from the major camps of the gender debate to illustrate how this issue affects every facet of the educational enterprise.". First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Through One Hundred and Fifty Years: The University of Pittsburgh

By Starrett, Agnes Lynch

Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1937. xvi, 582 pp. Frontispiece, appendices, bibliography, index. Half blue leather, blue cloth boards, spine title gilt, top edges gilt, illustrated endpapers, b&w photographs. Many pages uncut. Wear to spine edges, previous owner's name on verso of flyleaf. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost.. Hard Cover. GVG.

$18.00

A History of Three Corners

By Storms, Roger C

Lee, Maine: Lee Academy Alumni Association 163 pp. Comb binding with cream covers overlaid with mylar. A regional study of the towns in the adjacent corners of the Maine counties of Aroostook, Penobscot and Washington. All the small towns studied have a tradition of sending their children to Lee Academy. A reprint of the original 1971 edition, published circa 1995 for the 150th anniversary of Lee Academy. VG.

$45.00

Carolinenstrasse 35: Geschichte Der Madchenschule Der Deutsch-Israelitischen Gemeinde in Hamburg 1884-1942
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Carolinenstrasse 35: Geschichte Der Madchenschule Der Deutsch-Israelitischen Gemeinde in Hamburg 1884-1942

By Randt, Ursula

Hamburg: Selbstverlag Verein fur Hamburgische Geschichte, 1984. 117, [1] pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Text in German. The subject is a Jewish school for girls in Hamburg, closed by Nazi decree in 1942.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Teaching Ideas That Make Learning Fun

By Peck, Matilda & Schultz, Morton J.

West Nyack NY: Parker Publishing Company, 1969. 198 pp. Signed by Matilda Peck. Basic ideas for improving student involvement, arranged by subject. Each chapter begins with a summary and page number for the techniques discussed. Color worn on lower front corners. Dustjacket is yellowed and frayed on edges. VG/GVG. Signed by Author. First Edition, SIGNED. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.

$15.00

The General Education Board: An Account of Its Activities 1902-1914

New York: The General Education Board, 1915. 240 pp. With 32 photographic plates,and 31 maps. Includes appendices. The General Education Board (GEB) was established in 1903 by John D. Rockefeller to aid education in the U.S. "without distinction of race, sex or creed." The emphasis, however, was on the South and the education of Blacks. The Board was especially active in promoting the public school movement in the early part of the 20th century. Green cloth, with previous owner's name on ffep.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Key Resources on Higher Education Governance, Management, and Leadership: A Guide to the Literature

By Peterson, Marvin W (editor)

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1987. xiv, 515, [5] pp. Appendices, indices. Turquoise cloth, spine title stamped in black. Previous owner's name on ffep, several corners folded over, occasional underlining mar this otherwise fine edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$15.00

The History of Secondary Education in Penobscot County in Maine

By Keith, Philip Edward

Orono, Maine: University Press, 1948. v, 252 pp. Softcover. The Maine Bulletin Vol. L, No. 12, April 1948. University of Maine Studies Second Series, No. 61. With appendix, bibliography, index. Fine.

$18.00

A History of Education in Maine: A Study of a Section of American Educational History

By Chadbourne, Ava Harriet

Orono : Science Press, 1936. xiv, 544 pp. Black cloth, spine title gilt. With bibliography, index, facsimiles, b&w photos, tables. Two short ink lines on one page. Inscribed by the author on ffep, "To a friend and fellow worker in the study of Maine History." That would be H. Walter Leavitt, author of Katahdin Skylines, from his library, who has also written his name on the ffep. VG. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$50.00

The Cornerstone on College Hill: An Illustrated History of the University of Alaska Fairbanks

By Cole, Terrence

Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1994. xii, 394 pp. With appendices, notes, sources, index. Blue cloth, gilt, pictorial endpapers, hundreds of b&w photos from 1903 to 1993. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

The Analytical Didactic of Comenius [Jan Amos Komensky]

By Comenius. Translated from the Latin with Introduction and Notes By Vladimir Jelinek

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953. xviii, 240 pp. The first English edition. Appendices, index. Blue-green cloth, spine title gilt. Front hinge cracked, light soiling to covers, previous owner's name on ffep.. Hard Cover. GVG.

$18.00

Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the Forty-second Annual Meeting Held at Boston, Massachusetts, July 6-10, 1903

By National Educational Association

Winona, Minn.: National Educational Association, 1903. viii, 1080 pp. Dark green cloth, embossed, spine titles gilt. Light sunning to spine, small holes in front groove, light foxing to endpapers. Many interesting articles including: The Educational Needs of the Southern Negro; What Should Be the Features of a Modern Elementary School Building - with diagrams; Psychic Arrest in Adolescence; Indian Basketry: Its Poetry and Symbolism. Oversize book, may require extra postage.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$35.00

The Mystery of Matter

By Young, Louise B. (editor)

New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. Prepared By the American Foundation for Continuing Education. xiii, 712 pp. With black and white photographs. Includes contributor biographies, glossary, and index. Traces the concepts of atomic physics and the structure of living matter through writings of eminent scientists and authors. Authors range from Asimov and Curie to Mendeleeff, Teller, and H.G. Wells.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$18.00

The Schools of Ba'athism. A Study of Syrian Schoolbooks

By Wurmser, Meyrav

Washington, DC: The Middle East Media Research Institute , 2000. xiv, 122 pp. Appendix, bibliography. "The possibility of a Syrian-Israeli accord raises the question of what changes each society will be required to undertake in order to achieve true reconciliation with its former adversary...The education of children is a way both to assess the degree of change that a society must undertake and also a clear indicator of the prevalent view in society of the adversary, its motivations, and the conflict between both states." VG. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Women on the Hill: A History of Women at the University of North Carolina

By Dean, Pamela

Chapel Hill, NC: Division of Student Affairs, University of North Carolina, 1987. 29 pp. Published for the dedication of the Katherine Kennedy Carmichael Residence Hall. Dean reviews the previous 90 years of women enrolled at Chapel Hill. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada, with a warm inscription to him from the author. Blue wrappers. NF . First Edition, Presentation Copy. Paper Wrappers. Near Fine/None Issued.

$15.00

The Reverend Samuel Davies Abroad : The Diary of a Journey to England and Scotland, 1753 - 55

By Pilcher, George William. Editor

Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1967. xv, 176 pp. The diary records a fund raising tour taken to raise vitally need funds for the struggling College of New Jersey. Davies later became the 4th President of the college, shortly after it relocated to the town of Princeton. (The College of New Jersey did not take the name Princeton University until 1896.) Fine, the dustjacket has some spots of soil, else near fine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

$20.00

Colby Oracle Vol. XXVII [1893]

Waterville, Maine: Published by the Students. Colby University, 1893. xlix, 252 pp. Light blue cloth, title gilt. Includes b&w photos, biographies of class and classmates and local commercial ads. Foxing to endpapers, light wear to edges. An attractive copy. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$75.00