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Short French Review Grammar and Composition Book
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Short French Review Grammar and Composition Book

By Carnahan, David Hobart

Boston: D. C. Heath & Co., Publishers, 1920. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 159 pages with index, illustrated with black and white frontispiece and black and white plates. Includes everyday idiom drill and conversational practice. Green cloth binding with black borders on front cover with emblem and black titles on front cover and spine. Heavy edge wear to cover, corners and spine ends bumped and frayed, spotting, fading, crease at spine, a great deal of pencil notations on end papers and occasionally inside text, former owner's name Marjorie Elizabeth Cortland and notations in ink on front fixed end paper, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight.

$10.00

The Delsarte Speaker
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The Delsarte Speaker

By Northrop, Henry Davenport

Cincinnati, Ohio: W. H. Ferguson Company, 1895. Not stated. Hardcover. Poor/No jacket. 512 pages, illustrated with color frontispiece and black and white plates and drawings. "For Young Folks and Amateurs Containing a Practical Treatise on the Delsarte System of Physical Culture." Blue-green illustrated cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, decorative end papers. Gilt mostly rubbed off, heavy edge wear with bumping and fraying of corners and spine ends, back cover scrubbed, some spotting and scratches on cover, hinges split showing webbing with cover almost detached from book, interior pages a little tan, text block seems tight.

$20.00

Grammar and Analysis Made Easy and Attractive By Diagrams
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Grammar and Analysis Made Easy and Attractive By Diagrams

By Irish, Frank V.

Cincinnati, Ohio: Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co., 1884. Not stated. Good/No jacket. 118 pages plus advertising, filled with information and diagrams of sentences. Brown cloth binding with black titles in decorative border on front cover, black titles on spine. Much edge wear and scrubbing of cover, corners and spine ends bumped and frayed, spine titles darkened, spotting, former owner's bookplate "C. L. Hange" on front fixed end paper, interior pages tanning with a few stains, binding tight.

$10.00

Higher Geography
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Higher Geography

By Frye, Alexis Everett

Boston: Ginn & Company, Publishers, 1903. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 194 pages with supplements and article on Virginia by Algernon B. Chandler, Jr. Illustrated with black and white drawings and color maps. Index and table of contents covering numerous subjects. Gray cloth binding with illustrations and black titles on front cover, blindstamped pricing information for "Virginia edition" on back cover. Binding split at front spine, some spotting, edge wear, corners and spine ends heavily bumped, former owner's name Evla Bushong Good on front free end paper, interior pages lightly tanned with minor notations and underlining in pencil, binding tight.

$27.50

The Peerless Reciter
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The Peerless Reciter

By Northrop, Henry Davenport

Chicago: Monarch Book Company, 1894. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 516 pages, illustrated with "superb phototype engravings and line drawings." Instruction and selections for reciting in public. Handsome engravings of Cyril Scott and Ada Rehan as frontispiece. Blue-green illustrated cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, decorative end papers. Gilt mostly rubbed off, heavy edge wear with bumping and fraying of corners and spine ends, back cover scrubbed, some spotting and scratches on cover, hinges a little weak, interior pages a little tan, binding seems a bit weak.

$20.00

More Language That Needs Watching
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More Language That Needs Watching

By Bernstein, Theodore M.

Manhasset, New York: Channel Press, 1962. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good +/good. 108 pages plus author biography. Pitfalls of language for "writers and editors from the distinguished assistant managing editor of The New York times." Gray cloth spine over pink boards with blindstamped logo on front cover and gilt titles on spine. Titles are a bit faded, light edge wear, a little spotting of back cover, discoloration of end papers due to dust jacket, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight. Illusrated dust jacket with red and white titles on front cover and spine is faded, especially at spine, scrubbed,tattered at top of spine, shows some edge wear, staining, price clipped.

$15.00

A First German Book
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A First German Book

By Betz, Frederick and William Raleigh Price

New York: American Book Company, 1926. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 448 pages with index, illustrated with black and white frontispiece, drawings and plates. Beginning German for high school juniors and seniors. Green cloth binding with darker green titles on front cover and spine. Edge wear, spine a bit cocked, spine ends and corners a bit bumped and frayed, spine darkened, spotting, signatures and notations on front free end paper, interior pages tanned with some notations on pages, binding tight.

$10.00

A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Exposition of the English Language,
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Exposition of the English Language,

By Walker, John

Philadelphia: Griggs and Dickinson for Joseph McDowell, 1829. Abridged ed. Hardcover. Poor/No jacket. 413 pages with appendix. Abridged for the use of schools by an American citizen. Double column pages. Leather binding with gilt titles and bands on spine. Back cover missing, spine cocked, front cover scrubbed with surface loss, heavy edge wear with bumped and frayed corners and spine ends, multiple signatures and writing with drawings on end papers, "Harrison S. Bushong's book" with various dates, paper with list of Hinkles and Rice families laid in, calling card for Sallie R. Kemp also laid in, interior pages tanned with some foxing, back end papers chipped along edges, binding seems tight.

$40.00

Classroom Management
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Classroom Management

By Bagley, William Chandler

New York: The MacMillan Company, 1922. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 322 pages, with index. A textbook for education students who will be teaching in elementary school classrooms. Green cloth binding with gilt titles and bands on spine, brown end papers. Stains and spots on cover, edge wear, wrinkles on back cover, heavy ding in bottom of front cover, corners and spine ends bumped, former owner's names "Margie Oegram" and "Elizabeth Carter" on front free end papers, interior pages lightly tanning, binding tight, pencil and ink notations on blank end papers in back of book.

$12.00

Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
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Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language

By Harris, W. T and F. Sturges Allen, Editors

Springfield, Massachusetts: G & C. Merriam Company, 1914. Revised. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 2620 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings and color flag section in front, cutouts on page edges with tabs for alphabet. Based on the international dictionary of 1890 and 1900, completely revised in all departments, including also a dictionary of geography and biography. Brown cloth binding with gilt titles and bands on spine, gilt top edge. Some scuffing and spotting of covers, edge wear, gilt still bright, hinges a little weak due to weight of book, interior pages lightly tanned, tabs are worn, binding tight, back board warped at bottom corner.

$40.00

Principles of the Law of Contracts (Anson on Contracts, Turck Edition)
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Principles of the Law of Contracts (Anson on Contracts, Turck Edition)

By Anson, Sir William R., edited by Jerome C. Knowlton and Charles Joseph Turck

Chicago: Callaghan and Company, 1929. Revised. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 654 pages with index. A textbook on contract law for first year law students. Black cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Heavy spotting of cover, edge wear, spine a little faded and scuffed with some fading of gilt, conrers and spine ends bumped, former owner's name "Hhoss Osborn, Spokane, WA on front end papers, front free end paper cut out, interior pages tanning, binding tight.

$15.00

Imaginative Writing
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Imaginative Writing

By Bildersee, Adele

Boston: D. C. Heath and Company, 1927. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 226 pages. A guide to writing by a teacher who discovered that the art of writing cannot be taught, only learned with a guide and advisor. Olive green cloth binding with blindstamped titles on front cover and spine (spine titles may be faded gilt). Some wear and staining to cover, spotting, spine faded, former owner's name "wm. T. McKinnon, Feb. 9, 1927" on front free end paper, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight.

$10.00

Children's Reading
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Children's Reading

By Terman, Lewis M. and Margaret Lima

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1926. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 363 pages with title index. A guide to using the natural interests of children to encourage them to read. Small slip crediting a grant fronm the Commonwealth Fund bound in. Blue cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Spine cocked, gilt a little faded, some edge wear and spotting, corners and spine ends bumped, former owner's name "Florence Marcia Zuesse?" on front free end paper, interior pages tanned, binding tight.

$8.00

The Wonderful Wedding Workbook
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The Wonderful Wedding Workbook

By Boggs, Barbara, Gretchen Poston and Ellen Proxmire

Washington - New York: Robert B. Luce, Inc., 1971. Not stated. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 256 pages. A workbook for the perfect wedding by the founders of Wonderful Weddings, Inc., a wedding consulting firm. Covers every aspect of putting together a wedding, from announcing the engagement to the final moments of the reception and on to the honeymoon. Forms, guides, and so on are all still intact and not filled out. Blue cloth binding with silver titles on spine. Titles bright, light edge wear, a little bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages a little tanned, no obvious markings or missing parts, binding title. Illustrated blue jacket with black titles on front cover and spine shows some edge wear, scrubbing, short tears at edges and folds, $7.50 price not clipped.

$40.00

Magill's First Book in Virginia History
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Magill's First Book in Virginia History

By Magill, Mary Tucker

Lynchburg, Virginia: J. B. Bell Company, 1908. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 217 plus advertising page, illustrated with black and white frontispiece portrait with facsimile signatureand black and white drawings. An introduction to Virginia history for use in schools. Quarter cloth over green illustrated boards with green titles on front cover. Heavy wear to cover with stains and spotting, cloth soiled and worn, corners and spine ends bumped, front free end paper attached to board at hinge, staining of end papers with some scribbles, sticker on back end paper, back hinge showing webbing, some soiling and spotting of interior pages with a few pencil marks, binding tight.

$20.00

The Education Index, June 1951 - May 1952
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The Education Index, June 1951 - May 1952

By Carpenter, Dorothy Ross and Elizabeth L. Miller, Editors

New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 763 pages. A comprehensive guide to educational literature of the time period. Red cloth binding with black titles on front ocver and spine. Some soiling of cover, spine a bit faded, light edge wear, bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages bright, binding tight.

$20.00

Lee's Primary School History
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Lee's Primary School History

By Lee, Susan Pendleton

Richmond, Virginia: B. F. Hohnson Publising Co., 1897. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 246 pages, plus advertising, illustrated with black and white drawings. A history textbook for children from ages eight to twelve. Blue cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Titles on spine faded, some wear to cover, some spotting, corners and spine ends bumped, hinges a bit weak and showing some webbing, owner's names in pencil on front end papers with some soiling and scribbles, front end paper and frontispiece detached at bottom, a little soiling and marking of interior pages, back free end paper missing, soiling of back fixed end paper, binding a little shaken.

$14.00

Effective Speaking
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Effective Speaking

By Phillips, Arthur Edward

Chicago: The Newton Company, 1926. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 314 pages with index. A practical system and guide to confidence in public speaking. Dark red cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Cover spotted, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, light crease in spine, former owner's name "W. T. McKinnon, Prof. of English" on front fixed end paper, name stamp on front free end paper, small stain on front fixed end paper, interior pages lightly tanned with a few pencil margin notes, binding tight.

$12.00

Laboratory Atlas of the 13-MM. Pig Embryo
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Laboratory Atlas of the 13-MM. Pig Embryo

By Boyden, Edward A.

Philadelphia: The Wistar Institute Press, 1933. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 91 pages, with black and white drawings and figures on almost every page. Written by a professor of anatomy to illustrate mammalian organogeny. Tan cloth binding with black titles on front cover and spine. Some spotting of cover, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, stains, former owner's name on front free end paper, small holes in front and back fixed end papers, minor spotting of interior pages, some notations and labeling of illustrations, binding tight.

$50.00

A Latin Primer
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A Latin Primer

By Gildersleeve, B. L. (Revised by author and Chapman Maupin

New York: University Publishing Company, 1901. Later printing. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 208 pages with vocabulary. A primer addressing the needs of the beginning Latin student. Gray boards with quarter leather, gilt titles on spine. Boards and leather much scuffed, chips in leather at spine ends, corners bumped, spots and scratches, multiple names in pencil on end papers, hinges weak with back hinge showing webbing, some spotting of interior pages with a few small notations, binding weak in places.

$10.00

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