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Harvard and Radcliffe 1973: 337

By [YEARBOOK] Harvard Yearbook Publications, Inc

Cambridge: Harvard Yearbook Publications, Inc, 1973. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (31cm.); dark red publisher's cloth boards with black lettering, no dust jacket; [248pp]. Text block is clean and sound, with slight handling wear; no marks. End papers and pastedowns yellowing along margins. Fine. Boards show some surface wear and material fading, especially on lower outer corners and spine ends. Subtle marks on rear board, else Near Fine. The 1973 (337th) edition of the Harvard University and Radcliffe College yearbook is photo-illustrated in color and b/w, and features student accounts on the news and politics of the day, notable staff, university activities and sports, and campus life. Also included are complete listings of the senior classes of '73.

$40.00

Women's Studies in the United States [...] A Report to the Ford Foundation

By STIMPSON, Catharine R. and Nina Kressner Cobb

[New York: Ford Foundation, 1986]. First Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (23cm.); publisher's turquoise card wrappers lettered and ruled in blue and white; x,77pp. Light shelf wear, else Very Good or better.

$25.00

Sarah's Long Walk: The Free Blacks of Boston and How Their Struggle for Equality Changed America
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Sarah's Long Walk: The Free Blacks of Boston and How Their Struggle for Equality Changed America

By KENDRICK, Stephen and Paul Kendrick

Boston: Beacon Press, [2004]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's cloth-backed boards in pictorial dust jacket; xxiii,[1],300pp.; illus. throughout, map endpapers. A hint of wear and dust-soil, else Near Fine. History of school desegregation in Boston, beginning with Roberts v. City of Boston (1850).

$20.00

1988 Mission High School: A New Generation
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1988 Mission High School: A New Generation

By [YEARBOOK] Mission High School Yearbook Staff

Los Angeles: Mission High School, 1988. First Edition. 1988 edition of the Mission High School (Los Angeles) yearbook. Quarto (28.5cm.); glossy white paper boards with red and black print, no dust jacket; 160pp. Contains student-written memoirs, plus all b/w photo-illustrations of Mission High School student body, faculty, and activities. Text block is clean and sound, with no signatures; Near Fine. Boards have some surface wear and smudging; ink signature on front panel, else Very Good+.

$30.00

Harvard University, Cambridge. Order of Performances for Exhibition, Monday, July 13, 1829

By [PHILLIPS, Wendell] HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Cambridge: E.W. Metcalf & Co, 1829. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (24cm.); bifolium; 4pp. Light wear to extremities, minor soil and old fold lines, else Very Good and sound. Lists ten performances, including recitations, dialogues, translations, and music performed by Pierian Sodality. The penultimate performance, a dialogue in Latin titled "Guido, Procida, and Montalba," featured Nathaniel T. Bent, future diplomat Charles Eames, and leading abolitionist Wendell Phillips. Not in Shoemaker.

$125.00

Carrie Mae Weems: The Hampton Project

By [WEEMS, Carrie Mae] PATTERSON, Vivian

Williamstown, MA: Aperture / Williams College Museum of Art, [2000]. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (31cm.); publisher's boards in dust jacket; 95pp.; illus. throughout. Light chipping at jacket spine crown, else Near Fine condition. Catalog for an exhibition of photographs inspired by historical photographs taken of students at the Hampton Institute.

$25.00

Textbook Evaluation Report... [of] Civics for Young Americans. By Rollin Bennet Posey
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Textbook Evaluation Report... [of] Civics for Young Americans. By Rollin Bennet Posey

By WILHELMSEN, Frederick D.

New Rochelle, NY: Textbook Evaluation Committee of America's Future, n.d., 1960. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); bifolium printed offset on cream stock. Fine condition. Evaluation by Wilhelmsen, a member of the right-wing Committee in its search for subversive communist messages in educational texts. Wilhelmsen gives a mostly positive review, though decries "the division of governments into 'democracies' and 'dictatorships.' Although Russia is called a 'paper democracy' and an actual dictatorship, our ally Spain is listed along with China and Russia - as a 'dictatorship.'" It should be noted that the reviewer was at the time Fulbright Professor at Catholic University in Pamplona, Spain. How he would have described Franco's government otherwise is up for conjecture.

$30.00

Textbook Evaluation Report... [of] Democracy Versus Communism. By Kenneth Colegrove
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Textbook Evaluation Report... [of] Democracy Versus Communism. By Kenneth Colegrove

By BOUSCAREN, Anthony T.

New Rochelle, NY: Textbook Evaluation Committee of America's Future, n.d., 1961. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); bifolium printed offset on cream stock. Fine condition. Evaluation of the second edition of Colegrove's text, conducted by members of the right-wing Committee in its search for subversive communist messages in educational texts. The reviewer notes, for example, that Colegrove "states that the Soviet Empire encompasses 13 million square miles. As I add it up, it is 16 million."

$30.00

On Critical Consciousness in the U.S.: the Relevance of Paulo Freire
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On Critical Consciousness in the U.S.: the Relevance of Paulo Freire

By GOULET, Denis

Cambridge, MA: Center for the Study of Development, [1973]. Ephemera. Single 14" x 8-1/2" sheet folded to make 8 panels. Fine. Published in the Center's series "Perspectives on Development and Social Change." Critical introduction to the work of the Brazilian educator and theorist Paulo Freire; the essay formed the introduction to Freire's 1973 book Education for Critical Consciousness.

$25.00

An Exposition of the Reasons for the Resignation of Some of the Professors in the University of the City of New-York
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An Exposition of the Reasons for the Resignation of Some of the Professors in the University of the City of New-York

By [VETHAKE, Henry, John Mulligan, and John Torrey]

New-York: Jas. Van Norden, 1833. First Edition. Paperback. Vitriolic letter signed by three of the four full-time professors who resigned from the University of the City of New York (i.e. NYU) following the mismanagement of the institution during the first two years of its existence. After Chancellor Mathews (referred to for the first time here simply as the "'Chancellor,'" quotation marks included) mortgaged university property and generally mettled too much in internal affairs, four of the five regular members of the faculty publicly resigned. Octavo (21.5cm.); disbound; 24pp. Light toning and dust-soil, short closed tear at spine edge of title page not approaching text, else Very Good.

$150.00

The New-York Reader, No. 3: Being, Selections in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers Designed for the Use of Schools, and Calculated to Assist the Scholar in Acquiring the Art of Reading and at the same time to fix his principles, and inspire him with a love of virtue
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The New-York Reader, No. 3: Being, Selections in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers Designed for the Use of Schools, and Calculated to Assist the Scholar in Acquiring the Art of Reading and at the same time to fix his principles, and inspire him with a love of virtue

By [AMERICANA - READERS]

New-York: Samuel Wood & Sons, n.d. but 1816 or 1817. Hardcover. 12mo (18cm.); publisher's sheep-backed printed boards; [2],viii,[9]-238pp. Boards rather rubbed with chipping at spine foot, leather quite dry and flaked, small loss to front free endpaper and substantial loss to rear free endpaper, contemporary ownership inscription, soiling throughout textblock. Good or better overall. Date based on copyright page: "Fourteenth day of October in the fortieth year of the Independence of the United States of America." However, this title does not appear in the Shaw & Shoemaker 1816 catalog but in that for 1817 (SHAW & SHOEMAKER 41648).

$50.00

The Foundation, Vol. LXXVIII, no. 7, Spring, 1973
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The Foundation, Vol. LXXVIII, no. 7, Spring, 1973

By JONES, M.J.,ed

Atlanta: Gammon Theological Seminary, 1973. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (24cm.); publisher's white pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in purple; 18pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Light dust-soil, else Fine. Quarterly magazine issued by the historically African-American Gammon Theological Seminary. Opening article by L. Harold DeWolf on "The Ethics of Criminal Justice."

$45.00

Miami, Florida: An Example of the Effects of the Injection of Partisan Politics into School Administration
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Miami, Florida: An Example of the Effects of the Injection of Partisan Politics into School Administration

By NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE DEFENSE OF DEMOCRACY THROUGH EDUCATION / NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES

[Washington, DC]: National Commission for the Defense of Democracy Through Education / National Education Association of the United States, [1952]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 47pp. Light wear and toning to wrapper extremities, else Very Good to Near Fine. "Report of an Investigation," requested by the Dade County Classroom Teachers Association after the Board of Public Instruction voted not to reappoint sixteen teachers at the Lindsey-Hopkins Vocational School.

$30.00

Dotty Dimple at School [At head of title: Dotty Dimple Stories]
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Dotty Dimple at School [At head of title: Dotty Dimple Stories]

By MAY, Sophie [pseud. Rebecca Sophia Clarke]

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo (15cm.); publisher's red blind-stamped cloth, gilt-lettered spine; 168pp.; added pictorial title page and frontispiece. Boards rubbed and rather soiled, spotting to cloth sizing, spine toned and rather foxed, front hinge cracked but holding. Good or better overall. One in a series of juvenile titles featuring spunky young Dotty Dimple, by the author of several other series, including Little Prudy (Dotty's older sister), Flaxie Frizzle, and the Quinnebasset Girls.

$35.00

Proceedings of the Trustees of Vassar Female College at Their First Meeting, February 26, 1861
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Proceedings of the Trustees of Vassar Female College at Their First Meeting, February 26, 1861

By [WOMEN] [VASSAR FEMALE COLLEGE]

New York: Wynkoop, Hallenbeck & Thomas, 1861. First Edition. Paperback. Attractive copy of this pamphlet, containing the proceedings of the first meeting of Vassar's trustees. The college, founded in 1861 by Matthew Vassar, followed Elmira College as the second degree-granting institution of higher learning for women in America. Contents include the charter of the college, lists of trustees and standing committees, and the full text of Matthew Vassar's statement to the board of trustees, and an address by Dr. William Hague. OCLC notes a single holding (at Vassar) for this imprint; another 7 copies appear, printed in a larger format with a slightly modified title, published by C.A. Alvord. 12mo. (17.5cm); original printed wrappers; [5],6-24pp, with engraved vignette of the proposed college facade on the title page. Mild wear and dustiness to wrappers, with a neat 2" split at upper spine-fold; clean internally; Very Good+ or better.

$350.00

University in Cambridge. Order of Performances for Exhibition, Tuesday, April 30, 1822
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University in Cambridge. Order of Performances for Exhibition, Tuesday, April 30, 1822

By [HARVARD UNIVERSITY]

Cambridge: Univ. Press / Hilliard and Metcalf, 1822. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (24cm.); bifolium; 4pp. Light wear to extremities, faint vertical fold line, else Very Good and sound. Lists thirteen performances, including recitations, dialogues, translations, and music performed by Pierian Sodality. Not in Shoemaker.

$100.00

The City: Its Sins and Sorrows. Being a series of sermons from Luke XIX. 41. and Ragged Schools
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The City: Its Sins and Sorrows. Being a series of sermons from Luke XIX. 41. and Ragged Schools

By GUTHRIE, Thomas

New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1873. Hardcover. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's brown blind-ruled cloth, gilt-lettered spine, yellow endpapers; 264pp. Light shelf wear, small loss of cloth mid-spine edge of upper cover, else Very Good or better. Scottish Presbyterian sermons by the founder of the Ragged School system, which provided free education for destitute children.

$50.00

Homes of the Freed
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Homes of the Freed

By COOLEY, Rossa B[elle]. (text); LANKES, J.J. (illustrations)

New York: New Republic, Inc, 1926. First Edition. Paperback. "The oncoming of three generations of women from the plantation street of slavery days, as observed from the coign of vantage of the oldest school for Negroes in the South" (from introductory matter). Cooley (1873-1932), an educator at the Hampton Institute, moved to St. Helena Island, SC, in 1901, took over the Penn School, founded as one of the first Black schools in the South; she would go on to teach the islanders for the next 25 years, chronicling her experiences in this volume. Octavo (19cm); illustrated wrappers; xvi,199,[3]pp; illustrated with four woodcuts by J.J. Lankes. Light wear, several short tears, and attendant creases to wrapper extremities, with shallow losses to base of spine. upper right corner of front wrapper, and upper left corner of rear wrapper; contents clean, complete; Very Good or better.

$75.00

Inaugural Address Delivered to the University of St. Andrews, Feb. 1st 1867
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Inaugural Address Delivered to the University of St. Andrews, Feb. 1st 1867

By MILL, John Stuart

Boston: Littell & Gay, 1867. First American Edition. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's brown printed wrappers; 31pp.; text printed in double-columns. Wrapper extremities a bit chipped and worn, rear cover separated but present, contemporary gift inscription to upper cover, occasional pencil underlining throughout; Good or better overall. Pedagogical address delivered on the occasion of Mills's election to the office of Lord Rector of the University.

$150.00

Hoch-Deutsches Lutherisches A B C und Namen-Büchlein, für Kinder, welche anfangen zu lernen
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Hoch-Deutsches Lutherisches A B C und Namen-Büchlein, für Kinder, welche anfangen zu lernen

By [GERMAN-AMERICAN IMPRINTS]

Libanon [Lebanon, PA]: Joseph Hartman, 1821. Hardcover. 12mo (16.5cm.); publisher's cloth-backed pictorial paper-covered boards; [28]pp.; pictorial front pastedown, text printed in German blackletter. Boards rubbed with upper cover paper lettering mostly effaced, spine partly perished, a number of leaves separated but present, general toning and faint dampstaining throughout. A Fair to Good copy, rear cover's illustration of a rooster still quite vibrant. Scarce edition of this popular German-American ABC, Free Library of Philadelphia and Penn State only in OCLC as of July, 2019. SHOEMAKER 5604.

$150.00

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