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The Barbed-Wire College:  Reeducating German Pows in the United States  During World War II
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The Barbed-Wire College: Reeducating German Pows in the United States During World War II

By Robin, Ron

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Heel of spine and front corner bumped, . jacket rubbed.. 1995. First Printing. Hardcover. 0691037000 . Blue cloth. x, 217 pages. Acknowledgements, abbreviations list, black and white illustrations, map, black and white photographs, notes, and index. An examination of the connection between humanistic scholarship and governmental strategies in the years during and directly following World War II. .

$12.00

School Architecture;  Or Contributions to the Improvement of School-Houses  in the United States
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School Architecture; Or Contributions to the Improvement of School-Houses in the United States

By Barnard, Henry

NY: A. S. Barnes & Co.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and heavily worn, many pages . soiled, owner signature (I. Randolph Coughtrie? ) on front free endpaper, . waterstains.. 1849. Second Edition. Hardcover. Original dark brown ruled cloth. Gilt titles on spine. [33] pages of publisher's ads at rear. Numerous engravings depicting school buildings throughout America, as well as plans, elevations, heating equipment, furnishings, globes, ventilation systems, playgrounds, library layouts, educational equipment, etc. Frontispiece engraving of Free Academy, New York. ; 383 pages .

$150.00

Rousseau and Education According to Nature
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Rousseau and Education According to Nature

By Davidson, Thomas

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and rubbed, front free endpaper . removed.. 1898. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. vii, 253pp. Index. ; The Great Educators Series .

$20.00

Yale:  A Celebration
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Yale: A Celebration

By Brody, Alison E. (editor) ; Brody, J. Kenneth (editor)

Portland, OR: Old Ivy Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 2001. First Printing. Hardcover. 0967367409 . Blue cloth boards with blue place marker ribbon. Black and white illustrations, color illustrations, notes, acknowledgements, and index. A salute to Yale University featuring thoughts, remembrances, and poetry from graduates and admirers. Signed by J. Kenneth Brody on the title page, printed note of appreciation to former NY Senator and Yale allumnist James L. Buckley laid in. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 111 pages .

$95.00

Miss Marks and Miss Woolley
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Miss Marks and Miss Woolley

By Wells, Anna Mary

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner's brief notes on front endpaper, . newspaper clipping laid in. Jacket lightly soiled.. 1978. First Printing. Hardcover. 0395257247 . Purple cloth. xvii, 268 pages. Black and white photos, list of books by Jeannette Marks. The story of Mount Holyoke College President Mary Emma Woolley and author Jeannette Marks and their 50 year relationship. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

The Indomitable Spirit of Purdue
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The Indomitable Spirit of Purdue

By Beering, Steven C.

NY: The Newcomen Society of the United States. Very Good; Light cover soil, foxing, and rusting of staples.. 1992. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled printed softcover. Black and white photos. A speech by the president of Purdue University about its history. ; 20 pages .

$7.00

A Listener\'s Guide to Invitation to Learning
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A Listener's Guide to Invitation to Learning

By Van Doren, Mark

NY: Columbia Broadcasting System. Good; Covers toned and rubbed with short tear at top of spine and rusted staples. 1941. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled printed softcover. A guide to the 29 programs in this CBS Radio series which ran from November 16th, 1941, through May 31st, 1942. ; 40 pages .

$20.00

Earliest Years at Vassar
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Earliest Years at Vassar

By Wood, Frances A.

Poughkeepsie, NY: The Vassar College Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, nick at center fore-edge.. 1909. Hardcover. Halfbound red cloth with printed brown paper-covered sides and paper spine label. Inscribed to Louise Porter and dated December 1912 by the author on the front flyleaf. Several illustrations and photographs. A history of Vassar College by its librarian and educator. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Liber Primus,  Or, a First Book of Latin Exercises Prepared for the Use of  Schools and Academies
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Liber Primus, Or, a First Book of Latin Exercises Prepared for the Use of Schools and Academies

By Dana, Joseph

Boston: J. H. A. Frost. Fair; Musty, boards worn, front free endpaper removed, many pages soiled . and waterstained, some penciled owner writing.. 1827. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Brown tree calf binding with red leather spine label stamped in gilt. "Stereotype Edition". ; 192 pages .

$35.00

The Centennial Celebration of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute:  Troy, New  York, October 3rd and 4th, 1924
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The Centennial Celebration of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Troy, New York, October 3rd and 4th, 1924

Troy, NY: The Board of Trustees, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1925. Hardcover. Green cloth with gilt-stamped spine label. Many photos. Printed card laid in stating that book is compliments of the Board of Trustees. Contains short history of the founding of the school, description of centennial pageant and program, speeches and invocations by various alumni and faculty, including future President Herbert Hoover. ; 192 pages .

$35.00

The Way We Go to School:  The Exclusion of Children in Boston, a Report by  the Task Force on Children out of School
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The Way We Go to School: The Exclusion of Children in Boston, a Report by the Task Force on Children out of School

By Brown, Larry

Boston: Beacon Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and missing strip at top of . rear jacket panel.. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0807031828 . Red boards. References, appendices. Many black and white photos. Foreword by Hubert E. Jones. This is an agonizing book and cannot be read without a sense of shame and horror. The quiet tone and sober manner of its presentation serve only to point up the grotesque data it contains. Public schools, in a kind of negative collusion with the services of social welfare, mental health, and city administration, are holding many thousands of young children in a state of educational oblivion. Spanish-speaking youngsters, retarded children, disturbed children, and pregnant girls all find themselves thrown together in a kind of criminal limbo, defined by error and frozen by ineptitude. (from Jonathan Kozols blurb on rear jacket panel). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 85 pages .

$30.00

Tufts College:  A Seat of Learning in New England
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Tufts College: A Seat of Learning in New England

Medford, MA: Tufts College. Very Good; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, wraps lightly edgeworn.. [1922]. Softcover. Color printed tan card wraps. Many photos. A history and description of Tufts College circa 1922 (date from initialed illustration) , showing classrooms, architecture, sports clubs, student musicians, etc. WorldCat only locates 4 copies and no other copies of this edition listed for sale in the trade at time of listing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages .

$35.00

Saratogha Education
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Saratogha Education

By Brown, Clayton H.

Saratoga Springs, NY: Self Published. Good with no dust jacket; Covers bubbled, especially on rear boards.. 1978. Presumed First Edition. Hardcover. "This review of the development of a sound public school educational system in New York State, with special attention on Saratoga County, serves to show how social and economic progress of a people parallels the emphasis and attention given." Signed by the author on the title page. Illustrated endpapers. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 117 pages; Signed by Author .

$13.00

Bradford:  A New England Academy
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Bradford: A New England Academy

By Pond, Jean Sarah

Bradford, MA: Bradford Academy Alumnae Association. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn and shaken, one plate loose, front . hinge cracked.. 1933. Second Edition. Hardcover. One of 500 copies printed of the second edition. xvi, 368pp, index. Bibliography, many plates. Introductory note by Agnes Smith Stackpole. Navy cloth. History of the Bradford Academy, in Massachusetts, which was founded in 1803 as a co-educational secondary school, later became a female-only institution, and then transformed into a junior college from 1932 until it closed in 2000. .

$20.00

A Treatise on Pedagogy for Young Teachers
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A Treatise on Pedagogy for Young Teachers

By Hewett, Edwin C.

Cincinnati and New York: Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name (Alvin Pollock, . Hudson, IL) on front free endpaper.. 1884. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth. Blue publishers ad laid in. A somewhat philosophical book about educational principles designed for beginning educators. Would make a great gift for your favorite educator. ; 228 pages .

$15.00

The American First Class Book:  Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation
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The American First Class Book: Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

By Pierpont, John

Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Williams. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, pages foxed, some other . penciled doodles on preface page, rear flyleaf, and rear pastedown . endpaper.. 1828. Later Printing. Leather. Brown calf binding with brown cloth tape over spine. Owner signature (Mary Anna Cushing, Newburyport) and penciled doodle on front free endpaper. Man's head doodle on front pastedown. 480 pp plus 30 pp of publisher's ads. .

$20.00

History of the University of New Hampshire, 1866-1941
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History of the University of New Hampshire, 1866-1941

By Marston, Philip M. (editor)

Durham, NH: The University of New Hampshire. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket missing small triangular (1x . ½) chip from top of front panel.. 1941. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. ix, 333 pages. Endpaper map, black and white photographs, and index. The story of the university's first seventy-five years, its democratic ideals, and dedication to the service of the people in the state. .

$15.00

Report of the Regents of the University of California, for the Year Ending  June 30, 1880
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Report of the Regents of the University of California, for the Year Ending June 30, 1880

[Berkeley, CA]: Board of Regents, University of California. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and rubbed, pages toned.. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1880-81. Brown pebbled and ruled cloth with title stamped in gilt on front boards. A report to the Governor about the University of California at Berkeley's courses of study, examinations, theses, faculty, list of students, class outlines, budget, and other information. ; 96 pages .

$25.00

Freedom and the College
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Freedom and the College

By Meiklejohn, Alexander

NY: The Century Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name stamped on front pastedown . and front free endpaper, jacket chipped at head of spine and top corners.. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 231 pp. Blue cloth binding. The former president of Amherst College weighs in on higher education issues. .

$30.00

Dedication of Antioch College,  And Inaugural Address of its President,  Hon. Horace Mann; with Other Proceedings
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Dedication of Antioch College, And Inaugural Address of its President, Hon. Horace Mann; with Other Proceedings

By Mann, Horace

Yellow Springs, Oh/boston: A.S. Dean/Crosby & Nichols. Good; Boards worn, spine faded, owner writing and water stains on front . and rear endpapers, occasional stains and foxing, penciled tick marks in . margins.. 1854. First Edition. Hardcover. Original brown blindstamped flexible covers. Title stamped in gilt on front cover. "Ebenezer Parnell's book" inked in vintage hand on front free endpaper. Listed in Sabin. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 144 pages .

$30.00

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