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The Memorial Quadrangle: A Book About Yale

By French, Robert Dudley

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1930. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Stated Second Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front fixed endpaper; blue and white rendering of the coat of arms of the Yale Graduate School and information about it neatly taped to front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard (photo of Harkness Tower). Illustrated with many lovely black and white plates with tissue guards. 459 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has edge chipping, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful book of interest to Yale students and graduates, but also a book to appeal to the intelligent general reader with a sense of the cultural historic background of the United States. Typographically beautiful, the book was selcted by the American Institute of Graphic Arts as one of the "Fifty Books of 1929."

$20.00

The American Colleges and Universities in the Great War 1914-1919
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The American Colleges and Universities in the Great War 1914-1919

By Thwing, Charles F.

New York: Macmillan, 1920. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . First Edition, First Printing. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD monogram on cover - Decorative Designers). Clean dark blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Very tiny closed tear to cloth at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Front inside flap of dust jacket laid in. 276 pages with index.

$25.00

The Jones Fourth Reader
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The Jones Fourth Reader

By Jones, L. H.

Ginn & Company, 19111903. Hardcover. Near Fine/no dust jacket . Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers) - clean beige cloth boards with red and green decoration, green lettering on cover, green lettering on spine with small decoration at head and foot of spine, red and green decorative logo of Ginn & Co. on rear board. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper. Copyright, 1903 by Ginn & Company. Liberally illustrated with black and white plates. 416 pages.

$25.00

The Arms of the University & Colleges of Cambridge
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The Arms of the University & Colleges of Cambridge

By Oldfield, R. W.

London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. W. G. Blackall and A. Cousins. Very clean book in clean original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with cark blue lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name at top corner of front free endpaper. With twenty full-page reproductions in gorgeous full color from drawings by W. G. Blackall and A. Cousins. 47 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, tiny bit of minimal shallow chipping, has small price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Approximate size of book: 5" x 7-1/2". The arms of the University and Colleges of Cambridge are reproduced in this book, fully and accurately coloured. Each plate is accompanied by a definition of the arms and a brief account of their origin and history. An introductory chapter discusses the heraldry of the University in general; there are notes on the curious bearings granted to the Regius Professors; and a useful bibliography and efficient index.

$40.00

John Dewey on Education - Selected Writings
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John Dewey on Education - Selected Writings

By Dewey, John (Reginald D. Archambault, Editor)

New York: Modern Library, 1967. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. Modern Library No. 148 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 13. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped "ml" on front cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Fujita style decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited and with an Introduction by Reginald D. Archambault. 439 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), very slight corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$20.00

Souvenir of the Dedication of the New York State Education Building - Albany, October 15, 16, 17, 1912
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Souvenir of the Dedication of the New York State Education Building - Albany, October 15, 16, 17, 1912

By New York State Education Department

Albany, NY: State of New York Education Department, 1912. Paperback. Fine. Beautiful softcover souvenir book in it's original onionskin wrapper AND original lidded box. Very clean brown wraps with circular gold seal of the NY Education Department, white lettering. No wear. All pages and edges are clean, with clean marbled endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. 82 pages. Box is clean, sturdy, no cracks, a few edge nicks. Size: approx. 7-1/2" x 10-1/2"

$30.00

The Complete Puppet Book
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The Complete Puppet Book

By Wall, L. V. (Editor)

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, n.d.. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Clean solid book in original jacket. Yellow cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Very well illustrated with photographs and drawings. 288 pages with index. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a little rubbing on spine and a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Detailed instruction in all forms of puppetry -- glove, shadow, rod, and marionette -- accompanied by a wealth of illustration.

$20.00

Lucifer in Pine Lake
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Lucifer in Pine Lake

By Rogers, Samuel

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1937. Stated First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good . "First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of dust soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 351 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is unclipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has several small edge chips, slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears, no fading, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story set in a small college community in the midwestern United States. The Lucifer of the title is a handsome young instructor, the only son of a well-to-do professor and the product of an indulgent environment, a gilt-edged preparatory school, and Harvard.

$25.00

Strike Heaven on the Face
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Strike Heaven on the Face

By Calitri, Charles

New York: Crown Publishers, 1958. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Very clean black boards with black cloth spine, unchipped yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 344 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, tiny chip at base corner of rear panel, with hint of edge wear, one very short closed edge tear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about a school in small town America.

$30.00

Kent State
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Kent State

By Michener, James A.

New York: Random House Inc, 1971. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. "First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers (map of university campus grounds); no names, writing or marks. 559 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one short closed tear (1/2") at base of rear panel; photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$75.00

Better Living Booklets for Parents and Teachers

By Miscellaneous

New York: Science Research Associates, Inc. / Grolier , 1952. softcover. Very Good+. 12 softbound booklets in excellent condition in original box. Titles include: Helping Brothers and Sisters Get Along; Self-Understanding, A First Step to Understanding Children; Exploring Children's Interests; Emotional Problems of Growing Up; Your Children's Manners; Helping Children Talk Better; Helping Children Understand Sex; When Children Face Crises; How to Live With Children; Mental Abilities of Children; Why Children Misbehave; Fears of Children. All clean, unmarked, uncreased. Clean sturdy original box with unchipped labels, closed crack to one corner edge of lid.

$35.00

The 100 Most Notable Cornellians
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The 100 Most Notable Cornellians

By Kramnick, Isaac; Moore, R. Laurence; Altschuler, Glenn C.

Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ Press, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 254 pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$20.00

The Zenith
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The Zenith

By Simpson College

Indianola, IA: Simpson College / George H. Miller Printing Co., 1911. First edition. softcover. Good. Worn suede wraps with maple leaf imprint and "S" on cover. Chips and wear to edges, 1-1/2 piece missing at top of spine, moderate soiling to suede. Binding is tight, no cracking, all text pages are very clean (printed on high quality glossy paper). Small name on front free endpaper (Ellis G. Rhode - 1911). Unpaginated - size of book is approx. 7-3/4" x 10" and just under 1" in thickness. Beautifully illustrated with photos of college students, 1912 graduates, college grounds and faculty, cartoons and illustrations. Interesting full page display advertising at rear of book. Included with book is program from the Nineteenth Annual Field Meet of the Iowa Inter-Collegiate Athletic Association held at Haskin's Stadium in Des Moines on May 28 and 29, 1908; a one-page (7-1/2" x 16") broadside of Simpson College Songs and Yells (dated 1907); FOUR photographic post cards from 1911 and 1912 featuring photos of the college and college sports teams; and a publication of the Kallonian Literary Society of Simpson College (Constitution and By-Laws). Protective slipcase provided. A time capsule from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, formed in 1886 and still thriving today.

$25.00

Harvard's Secret Court
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Harvard's Secret Court

By De Quille, Dan

St Martins Pr, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. First Edition: October 2005 on copyright page with full number line. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 294 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with small (under 1") closed tear at top front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In 2002 a researcher for "The Harvard Crimson" came across a restricted archive labeled "Secret Court Files, 1920". What he uncovered was 500 pgs. of clandestine documents describing in detail an eighty-year-old episode in which Harvard University maliciously persecuted and harassed young men who were believed to be engaging in homosexual activity. It was a major scandal and one ofthe biggest cover-ups in Harvard's three and half centuries.

$15.00

I Never Told Anybody
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I Never Told Anybody

By Koch, Kenneth

New York: Random House, 1977. Stated First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Very clean yellow boards with clean unfaded maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper; no other marks. 259 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one short (1/2") closed edge tear at top front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author shows a way to teach people who are old, ill and institutionalized to write poetry, in such a way that they like writing poetry, take it seriously, and go on writing it and getting better at it. Introductory essay and comments on each class meeting, with poetry that is beautiful, funny, shocking, often simple and direct, almost always surprising.

$20.00

Tygers of Wrath
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Tygers of Wrath

By Rosenberg, Philip

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. Stated First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying, no fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 391 pgs. Clean dustjackeet is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At the center of this powerful novel is a cruel, senseless incident that spreads out its ripples like a pebble in the water...ever wider. The death of two students in a junior high school in the Bronx revererates through the "blackboard jungle", through the police department and on to the shake up city hall.

$10.00

Paul Gauguin (Color Slide Program of the Great Master)
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Paul Gauguin (Color Slide Program of the Great Master)

By Werner, Alfred

New York - London - Toronto - Sydney: McGraw Hill, 1967. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Dustjacket. Illustrated. Tan boards with bright gold lettering on spine and front cover. Beautiful Gauguin sketch of woman on front cover. 20 beautiful color slides in excellent condition, plus 47 pages of text with illustrations. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 10 x 11". Art.

$13.00

Michelangelo (Color Slide Program of the Great Master)
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Michelangelo (Color Slide Program of the Great Master)

By Gilbert, Creighton

New York - Toronto - London - Sydney: McGraw Hill, 1967. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Dustjacket. Illustrated. Clean tan boards with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Michelangelo illustrated sketch of man on front cover. Binding is tight and square. 20 beautiful color slides in excellent condition + 48 pgs. of text and illustrations. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 10 x 11". Art.

$20.00

A Camping Manual
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A Camping Manual

By Drought, Alice

New York: A. S. Barnes, 1946. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Careful analysis of fundamentals for camp administrators, counselors and parents. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 167 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature.

$15.00

That Eager Zest: First Discoveries in the Magic World of Books
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That Eager Zest: First Discoveries in the Magic World of Books

By Walsh, Frances

Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1961. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Clean orange cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 252 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chip at one corner tip, very slight wear at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The selections in this anthology, all autobiographical reminiscences of childhood reading experiences and all touched with the excitement, the wonder, the unforgettable magic of discovery and exploration, affirm the enchantment that comes from the joyful meeting children with the right books. Stories are authored by Carl Sandburg, William McFee, Ogden Nash, John Keats, Graham Green, Robert Louis Stevenson and other outstanding writers. 8vo. Children's.

$20.00

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