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Woman's Medical College of the New York Infirmary, 128 Second Avenue, Corner 8th Street. Annual Catalogue and Announcement

By [BLACKWELL, Elizabeth] WOMAN'S MEDICAL COLLEGE OF THE NEW YORK INFIRMARY

New York: Douglas Taylor, 1873. First Edition. Paperback. The British physician Elizabeth Blackwell founded the Infirmary in 1857 where she began lecturing to women on the study of medicine, her name appearing at the head of the Faculty Members on p. [3]. A list of the graduates for the years 1870 to 1873 includes students hailing from as far as Iowa, Kansas, and Illinois and among the theses listed are studies on hysteria, syphilis, and menorrhagia. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's grey-green wrappers printed within typographically decorative border; 15pp. Wrappers a bit discolored, tiny loss at top fore-edge corner of front cover, shallow strip neatly cut away from rear wrapper, else Very Good and sound overall.

$275.00

The Negro Common School: Report of a social study made under the direction of Atlanta University; together with the Proceedings of the Sixth Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, Held at Atlanta University, on May 28th, 1901

By DU BOIS, W.E.B., ed

Atlanta: Atlanta University Press, 1901. First Edition. Paperback. A survey of deplorable conditions in segregated schools throughout the South at the turn of the 20th century; one of the first statistical refutations of the "separate but equal" fallacy. A key early Du Bois work, an expanded edition published ten years later as "The Common School and the Negro American." Octavo (22.5cm.); grey-green printed wrappers; [4],ii,[2],120pp. Wrappers toned and rather fragile from poor stock quality, small losses at spine ends, else Very Good, internally fine. Published as Atlanta University Publications No. 6.

$200.00

I'll Find a Way Or Make One: A Tribute to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

By WILLIAMS, Juan, Dwayne Ashley, and Shawn Rhea; Ed Bradley, intro

[New York]: Amistad, [2004]. First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo (24.5cm.); publisher's two-toned paper-covered boards in photo-illustrated dust jacket; xxiv,[2],453pp.; illus. throughout. Some dust-soil to jacket, else Very Good to Near Fine.

$30.00

An Address Delivered by William Morris at the Distribution of Prizes to Students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art on Feb. 21, 1894

By MORRIS, William

[London: Chiswick Press, 1898]. First Edition. Hardcover. Slim octavo (21cm.); publisher's cloth-backed printed paper-covered boards; [2],25pp. Boards a bit rubbed and faintly soiled, early 20th-century ex libris to front pastedown, else Very Good, internally fine. Features the Golden type designed by Morris for the Kelmscott Press.

$75.00

Education in Soviet Russia

By NEARING, Scott

New York: International Publishers, 1926. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18cm.); original red printed wrappers (softcover, as issued); 184pp. Shallow dampstaining at bottom textblock edge slightly bleeding into text, else Very Good and sound.

$25.00

Title IX Grievance Procedures: An Introductory Manual
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Title IX Grievance Procedures: An Introductory Manual

By MATTHEWS, Martha and Shirley McCune

Washington DC: Resource Center on Sex Roles in Education, National Foundation for the Improvement of Education / U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, [1977]. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (26.5cm.); publisher's white wrappers printed in blue; mixed pagination; charts throughout. Small untrimmed portion at top edge of upper cover, else Just About Fine. Resource guide to Title IX, the federal civil rights law passed in 1972 ensuring that no one be excluded from or discriminated against on the basis of sex by any Federally-funded educational program.

$30.00

The Development of Public Schools in Virginia, 1607 - 1952
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The Development of Public Schools in Virginia, 1607 - 1952

By BUCK, J.L. Blair

Richmond: Commonwealth of Virginia, State Board of Education, 1952. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's green photo-illustrated card wrappers; xxiv,52pp. Spine sunned to tan, previous owner's discrete manuscript spine label, else Very Good or better. State Board of Education publication, Vol. XXXV, no. 1, July, 1952.

$75.00

Education for Life: The Story of Hampton Institute. Told in Connection with the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the School
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Education for Life: The Story of Hampton Institute. Told in Connection with the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the School

By PEABODY, Francis Greenwood

Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's terracotta cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt; xxiv,393pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, 23 leaves of photographic illus., maps in text throughout. Light shelf wear, spine gilt quite dulled, textblock a bit cockled from exposure to damp, else a Very Good, sound copy overall. History of the Institute by the Harvard theologian and member of the Hampton Institute Board of Trustees.

$75.00

Here's Why Highlander Fights for Democracy in the South
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Here's Why Highlander Fights for Democracy in the South

By [LABOR] [HIGHLANDER FOLK SCHOOL]

Monteagle, TN: Highlander Folk School, [1944]. Paperback. Promotional brochure for the Highlander Folk School in Monteagle, TN, detailing their history and work in the South. Founded by Don West and Myles Horton in 1932 as a training facility for southern labor union organizers, Highlander ran a school to train union workers to become better community leaders, established educational programs, distributed print resources, organized a cooperative, and kept alive the folk-singing and folk-dancing traditions of the Appalachian region. The rear wrapper solicits donations to the school, citing endorsements by Eleanor Roosevelt, Carey McWilliams, Frank Graham, and Senator Elbert D. Thomas. A scarce, early piece of wartime ephemera; not found in OCLC. Bifoilum (28cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; [4]pp. Two hold horizontal folds smoothed out, short tear to left edge of rear wrapper, else Near Fine.

$125.00

Knowledge for Workers: Midwest Conference [for] Teachers & Leaders in Workers Education, Waukegan, Illinois, October 5-6, 1940
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Knowledge for Workers: Midwest Conference [for] Teachers & Leaders in Workers Education, Waukegan, Illinois, October 5-6, 1940

By [ORGANIZED LABOR] AMERICAN LABOR EDUCATION SERVICE

New York: American Labor Education Service, 1940. First Edition. Agenda for the first of a short-lived annual series of Midwest Conferences held by the ALES throughout World War II. The Conference included a series of discussion panels ("Can Labor Hold Its Own?"; "Techniques in Workers' Education"); and an exhibition of materials for workers' classes. Upper cover adorned with a rather lovely vignette of a cloud-topped industrial skyline, a hand holding up a torch in the fore-ground. Unfortunately the torch's flame is obscuring the "GE" in the title's "KNOWLEDGE." Not catalogued in OCLC (either under "Knowledge" or "Knowled") as of December, 2018. Quarto bifolium (25x20cm.), fold at top edge; illustration to upper panel signed in image ["Ed. Lossus?"], text printed from typescript. Faint fold lines most notable to rear cover, rust stain from previously removed paperclip at top edge, some light dust-soil else Very Good and sound.

$125.00

World Today
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World Today

By [COMMUNISTS] WORKERS SCHOOL

[New York]: Workers School, 1940-1941. First Edition. Paperback. Full and detailed syllabus for students taking the course in current events at the Workers School. Divided into eleven lessons, covering a basic introduction to Marxist-Leninist Theory; "General Features of Capitalist System of Production" (i.e. "Exploitation"); "Class Struggle"; "The Negro Question"; "Tactics of the Working Class in Present Period"; and concluding with "The Socialist Reorganization of Society." No copies separately catalogued in OCLC as of December, 2018. Quarto (28cm.); publisher's yellow mimeographed staplebound wrappers; 24ll. printed from typescript on rectos only. Wrappers rather brittle and toned due to poor paper stock, some minor chipping, extensive but neat and intelligent contemporary pencil notes throughout, else Near Very Good.

$150.00

The Red Book for Education and Organization. A Study Course for Party Members and Locals, Designed to Strengthen the Organization Through Education of the Membership, Upon Whose Fitness and Qualifications All Real Progress Must Depend
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The Red Book for Education and Organization. A Study Course for Party Members and Locals, Designed to Strengthen the Organization Through Education of the Membership, Upon Whose Fitness and Qualifications All Real Progress Must Depend

By [SOCIALISM - SOCIALIST PARTY OF PENNSYLVANIA] TILTON, Ira C.

Reading, PA: The Socialist Party of Pennsylvania, 1913. First Edition. Pamphlet. Scarce organizational pamphlet, intended to build on the Socialist Party's advances in the 1912 general elections. Following a general introduction to parliamentary procedure and Robert's Rules, the text is divided into 52 sections, under such headings as "The Class Struggle," "The Socialist Plan of Attack," "Poverty," "The Social Evil," etc.; with questions and answers arranged in catechism form. Text concludes with the Socialist Party platform of 1912. The author, Ira Tilton, was an Indiana socialist organizer and journalist, proprietor of the Valparaiso Social Educator from 1911-1913; his approach to social pedagogy may be summed up in this statement from the Introduction: "It is generally agreed that healthy informed minds think alike just as nearly as healthy eyes see alike." The obvious corollary is left unstated. This title uncommon; OCLC notes 5 locations. Octavo (19.5cm). Staple-bound thick paper wrappers; 72pp. Mild cover rubbing and soil; Very Good.

$150.00

[Drop title] Education of Women Around the World [Info Digest from Business and Professional Women's Foundation]
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[Drop title] Education of Women Around the World [Info Digest from Business and Professional Women's Foundation]

By BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S FOUNDATION

Washington DC: Business and Professional Women's Foundation, n.d., ca. 1970. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (28cm.); side-staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp. printed from typescript. Near Fine condition. Short, neutral descriptions of women's education by continent and country based on census information taken between 1963 and 1969.

$25.00

Stalin on Capitalist Crisis and International Affairs (1930-1939)
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Stalin on Capitalist Crisis and International Affairs (1930-1939)

By [COMMUNISTS] STALIN, Joseph

New York: Jefferson School of Social Science, n.d. but ca. 1945. First Thus. Paperback. Compilation of three addresses delivered by Stalin, at the 16th, 17th, and 18th Congresses of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Published by the CPUSA-run Jefferson School of Social Science, successor to the New York Workers School. Date based on the founding of the Jefferson School in 1944. Quarto (27.5cm.); publisher's grey mimeographed staplebound wrappers; 32ll. printed from typescript on rectos only. Wrapper extremities slightly toned and dust-soiled, else Very Good or better.

$75.00

Forty-First Annual Report of the Women's Educational & Industrial Union for the Year 1918-1919 [Cover title: Women's Educational and Industrial Union, Boston, Massachusetts, 1919]
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Forty-First Annual Report of the Women's Educational & Industrial Union for the Year 1918-1919 [Cover title: Women's Educational and Industrial Union, Boston, Massachusetts, 1919]

By [WOMEN] WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL & INDUSTRIAL UNION

Boston: Women's Educational & Industrial Union, 1920. First Edition. Paperback. Annual report of one of the leading Progressive Era women's organizations, founded in 1877 by Dr. Harriet Clisby. The Union was the first of its kind to create a legal aid committee and started, in 1924, The Horn Book Magazine, the first children's book review periodical. Among the various departments covered in the present report are the Bookshop for Boys and Girls, whose suggested reading lists would be the cornerstone of the above-mentioned Horn Book; a Gown Shop; a Handwork Shop; and a Food Shop. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's blue-grey printed staplebound card wrappers; 28pp. Rear wrapper a bit toned along extremities, else Very Good to Near Fine.

$75.00

Plebs: Organ of the National Council of Labour Colleges. Thirteen war-date issues

By MILLAR, J.P.M. [James] (ed)

London: National Council of Labour Colleges, 1940. First Edition. Paperback. The National Council of Labour Colleges, founded in 1921, was the coordinating body of the British Socialist self-education movement. Though many of the journal's contributors were nominally Labour Party members, contents of the magazine tended strongly towards a Socialistic, anti-war platform somewhat to the left of official Labour party positions (especially during WW2) and were intended to educate a working-class audience on the principal social and political movements of the period, from a left wing perspective. Regular contributors included James and Christine Millar, W.T. Colyer, Rennie Smith, J.F. Horrabin, etc.; all issues illustrated with cartoons by "Marchy," "Bok," "Jem", others. War-date issues are somewhat uncommon due to the paper's shrinking popularity as well as difficulties in production during wartime. Meaningful runs from this period are scarce; this grouping, though by no means consecutive, provides a coherent picture of moderate socialist attitudes towards the European War during its most brutal phase. Small quarto (digest format), ca 25cm x 19cm. Staple-bound, pictorial wrappers; each issue 24pp. Includes: (1940) nos 5, 9, 10, 12; (1941) nos 1, 3, 4, 7, 11; (1942) nos 3, 4, 6. Expected wear; all with at least a bit of tenderness at bound edge; three with wrappers detached (but present); all issues complete with text generally clean and fresh; about Very Good overall.

$250.00

[Drop title] Men of Labor! Protect Your Fellow-Workers of the Public Schools from Politics!
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[Drop title] Men of Labor! Protect Your Fellow-Workers of the Public Schools from Politics!

By [ORGANIZED LABOR - SAN FRANCISCO]

[San Francisco: n.p., n.d. but 1930]. First Edition. Flyer produced for distribution among the San Francisco labor class urging readers to vote against "No. 27," the "Self-Nominative School Board," which would presumably ensure that only the wealthy could be on the School Board. Illustrated with a cartoon depicting an attractive middle class couple, "Mr. and Mrs. San Francisco," and their child, a massive, weeping politician holding his toys (a tram, the capitol), and wailing "I broke all my toys -- I want the schools to play with." Date based on newspaper advertisement in the "San Francisco Examiner," October 30, 1930. Not separately catalogued in OCLC as of December, 2018. Pictorial broadside (42x23cm.); printed offset in black on white stock; illustration signed in image by the IPEU (International Photo-Engravers Union). Previous mail folds, minor uniform toning, else Very Good or better.

$150.00

The Goose-Step: A Study of American Education
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The Goose-Step: A Study of American Education

By SINCLAIR, Upton

New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1936. Revised Edition. Hardcover. A bitter attack on the American university system, with frequent reference to Sinclair's own experiences at Columbia University and with Columbia President Nicholas Murray Butler, whom Sinclair portrays as a puppet of the city's business interests. AHOUSE A30c. Octavo (21cm); light gray cloth, with titles stamped in brown on spine; brick red topstain; dustjacket; x,488,[12]pp. Small booksellers ticket to rear pastedown, spine ends slightly nudged, lower board corners gently tapped (though still sharp), else Near Fine, with a bright, even topstain. Dustjacket is price-clipped, gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny tears and attendant creases; Very Good+ to Near Fine.

$150.00

110 Livingston Street: Politics and Bureaucracy in the New York City Schools [Inscribed & Signed?]
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110 Livingston Street: Politics and Bureaucracy in the New York City Schools [Inscribed & Signed?]

By ROGERS, David

New York: Random House, [1968]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket, red topstain; ix,[3],584pp. Possible author inscription to front free endpaper: "To Helen & Jack / At long last / Dave." Account of the collapse of the New York City public school system.

$30.00

Summary of the Second Annual Report of the Committee of One Hundred, Boston, Mass. [Committee of One Hundred Series, No. 6, Vol. 2, June, 1890]
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Summary of the Second Annual Report of the Committee of One Hundred, Boston, Mass. [Committee of One Hundred Series, No. 6, Vol. 2, June, 1890]

By DUNN, James B.

Boston: Committee of One Hundred, 1890. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (17.5cm.); disbound from larger volume; 15pp. Slightly ex-library with contemporary rubberstamp and brief red pencil note to upper cover, else Near Very Good. Uncommon pamphlet issued by the Committee of One Hundred, an organization devoted to the separation of ecclesiastical influence from American public schools. This title not separately catalogued in OCLC as of October, 2018.

$50.00

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