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Answer to the "Rejoinder" of Twenty-nine Boston Schoolmasters
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Answer to the "Rejoinder" of Twenty-nine Boston Schoolmasters

By Mann Horace

Boston: Wm. B. Fowle and Nahum Capen, 1845. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition. Rebound in boards with the original cover pasted on; scattered foxing. Deals with Mann's desire to abolish corporal punishment and Common Schools. Follows Mann's Reply and a Rejoinder to his reply. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; Americana. Inventory No: 045821.

$50.00

The English Spelling-Book
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The English Spelling-Book

By Mavor William

London: George Routledge, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition. Kate Greenaway. First with the Greenaway illustrations. Wear and browning to covers, spine rubbed, front joint loose and book a little shaken. Still an attractive copy; scattered slight foxing. Size: Octavo (8vo). Illustrator: Kate Greenaway. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; Children. Inventory No: 045822.

$100.00

Report on the State of Public Instruction in Prussia

By Cousin M. Victor

New York: Wiley & Long, 1835. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fair Condition. Original cloth, front board cleanly detached, a few minor creases internally, old library stamp to title, otherwise very good internally. 333pp, 5 plates and a folding table. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; Inventory No: 045823.

$50.00

Modo de Poner en Ejecucion el Nuevo Método de Enseñar à Leer

By Vallejo José Mariano

Madrid: Quilez y Compañia, 1834. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Leather backed marbled board, folding table at rear with a small tear in the gutter. Scattered foxing, very clean overall. 216pp Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Language & Linguistics; Education. Inventory No: 045591.

$50.00

Certamenes Publicos de Doctrina Cristiana e Historia Sagrada, de Gramatica Castellana, Latina y Francesca, de Poetica y Retorica, , de Astronomia, Geografia, Cronologia e Historia, de Matematicas, de Fisica, de Logica y Metafisica, y de Economia Politica..
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Certamenes Publicos de Doctrina Cristiana e Historia Sagrada, de Gramatica Castellana, Latina y Francesca, de Poetica y Retorica, , de Astronomia, Geografia, Cronologia e Historia, de Matematicas, de Fisica, de Logica y Metafisica, y de Economia Politica..

By Real Seminario de Nobles de Madrid

Madrid: Imprenta Real, 1804. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary tree calf, wear at edges, old library label to spine and a few minor marks internally. Scarce education manual representing actual lesson plans from the Real Seminario - each plan with a separate half title with the name of the professor and the time and date of the lesson (date added in pen). An interesting time in Spain as they wrestled with modernity and began to allow members of the middle class to enter the Real Seminario de Nobles. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; Inventory No: 045375.

$150.00

Anecdotes Et Remarques Sur L'Education Publique
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Anecdotes Et Remarques Sur L'Education Publique

By Francois-Claude (Candide) Le Roy De Lozembrune

Mannheim: Mathias Fontaine, 1783. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Early calf (Hungarian?), pastepaper endpapers, spine worn and lacking the lettering piece, wear at corners but binding sound overall. Inner joint cracked, old ownership stamp to title "C:F:Kohary 1788" and to endpaper " (Bert. Smetana). Scattered foxing, a few dampstains in the gutter, otherwise clean internally. 206pp An early plea for the value of public education as the Monarchy continued to crumble. Rare. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045341.

$600.00

Human Prudence or the Art by Which A Man and a Woman May be Advanced to Fortune, to Permanent Honor and to Real Grandeur

By Mann Herman

Dedham: H. Mann, 1806. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Early American edition in full period acid calf with a red morocco spine labe - hinges split, boards attached but not well attached. 239pp plus a page of ads. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; Anthropology. Inventory No: 039784.

$75.00

The History of the Middle States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland

By Lilly Lambert

Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1833. Early Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Good Condition. 1/4 leather over marbled boards - edges of the boards are bumped heavily and worn with significant loss. Tear to page 40, lacking half of page 131/132, lacking blanks, otherwise complete. 156pp. Terrific engravings. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; History. Inventory No: 039785.

$75.00

The Young Man's Book of Knowledge: Being a Proper Supplement to the Young Man's Companion. In Five Parts..

By Fenning D. [Daniel]

London: S. Crowder, 1764. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full contemporary leather worn heavily, hinges cracked, cords weakening. Internally there is some scattered browning and foxing but generally clean. With 3 folding plates (two of musical notation and one of the solar system), one detached, one torn and defective, the frontispiece, and numerous in text illustrations. With an added piece of music in manuscript pinned inside. Daniel Fenning was the author of a number of influential educational works in the mid to late 18th century including "The Universal Spelling Book", "A New Guide to the English Tongue" and " A New System of Geography", a number of which were imported for use in the colonies. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Education. Inventory No: 039777.

$400.00

Les Trésors de L'Histoire et de la Morale

By Delaroche A.L.

Paris: Le Prieur, 1809. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good. Full acid calf - wear at edges, worn through at corners, a few scuffs and surface marks, but still an attractive, intact binding. 4 pages of ads in front, an attractive frontis, 308pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Education; Inventory No: 038496.

$100.00

A Short and Easy Introduction to Universal Geography
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A Short and Easy Introduction to Universal Geography

By Davies Benjamin

Philadelphia: Bennett & Walton, 1810. Second Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Fair. 1/4 leather rubbed and worn but intact over original boards which are worn with large chips missing at edges and quite heavy wear. Frontis fold out of a globe is missing large segments and held together with archival tape to verso. Old signatures to rear of map frontis. old library plate inside front cover.; fold out guide to the US Constitution. Scarce. Early American Imprints 19921 Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Education; Inventory No: 038360.

$50.00

How to Teach Your Baby to Read: The Gentle Revolution

By Doman Glenn

1963. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine. The original typescript for Doman's groundbreaking book bound up in full red morocco with 5 raised bands, gilt compartments and lettering, marbled endpapers - a really lovely binding; in a cloth slipcase. Bound in are a sheet with an inscription to Lindley Boyer (whose name also appears in gilt on the front of the volume) "Without whose encouragement and help this book might never have been" signed Glenn and dated May 1964 - Boyer was the author of a children's book "Who are You?". Also bound in is a signed note from Doman stating thet "This is the original manuscript of How to Teach Your Baby to Read, it was written in October 1962. It is the manuscript that Random House bought and was subsequently lengthened considerable prior to its completion in June of 1963. Doman founded The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential where he works on brain damaged children - work that led to "How to Teach Your Baby to Read" - a book that preceeded decades of advanced in early childhood learning theory. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Education; Inventory No: 038173.

$450.00