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First Poems By Children in the Norfolk Public Schools [Virginia]
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First Poems By Children in the Norfolk Public Schools [Virginia]

By Creative Work Committee, School Board of the City of Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk, VA: School Board of the City of Norfolk, Virginia, 1930. Undated, ca. 1930s. Poems by children from Kindergarten to Grade 7. Blue hardcover with black cloth spine, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Some external wear, rear hinge good at the endpapers but the staples of the binding have rusted through some of the pages at the inner margin, but pages are still well attached. Light age-toning to pages, Norfolk Public Schools stamp inside front cover, whited out name at top of preliminary blank, pages clean, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$37.99

The Scholemaster. English Reprints
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The Scholemaster. English Reprints

By Roger Ascham. Edited By Edward Arber

Boston: Willard Small, 1888. Title page dated 1888. Collated with the second edition of 1572. Part of the English Reprints series. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, about 6.5 inches tall. Very good copy with very light rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, lightly age-toned but clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$87.99

Vassar Mediaeval Studies By Members of the Faculty of Vassar College [Medieval]
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Vassar Mediaeval Studies By Members of the Faculty of Vassar College [Medieval]

By Various Authors. Edited By Christabel Forsyth Fiske

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1923. First edition, 1923. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering, 9.5 inches tall, 493 pages, no dustjacket, possibly as issued. Very good condition with good hinges, sound text block, lightly age-yellowed but clean pages, name neatly written on front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

University of Connecticut Songs
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University of Connecticut Songs

By University of Connecticut Student Senate

Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut Student Senate, 1940. Stated first edition, 1940. Collection of collegiate songs with a focus on the Husky mascot, Jonathan, White and Blue, Connecticut, Football, etc. - a total of 22 songs with lyrics and music. Softcover, 45 pages. Covers age-toned with some edgewear, binding sound, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$87.99

Applied Psychology. An Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Education
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Applied Psychology. An Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Education

By J. A. McLellan and John Dewey (1854-1952)

Boston, New York, Chicago: Educational Publishing Company, 1889. First edition crediting Dewey as co-author, undated [1889]. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering and black front cover lettering, 317 pages. Some rubbing to the extremities, mainly tiny chips to spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but clean pages, name of Alice E. Guild on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$652.99

An Essay on Education. A Poem. In Two Parts. I. The Pedant. II. The Preceptor
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An Essay on Education. A Poem. In Two Parts. I. The Pedant. II. The Preceptor

By Johnson, Samuel (1738-1798)

Shrewsbury: Stafford Pryse. Sold By R. Baldwin et al, 1771. First edition, 1771, in a fine binding by Birdsall of Northampton and London. Tan smooth calf with gilt spine lettering and gilt ruled covers, just over ten inches tall, iv, 1-45, [1], plus the advertisement and errata leaf. Exceptional example with only light edgewear and a touch of use-related cover soil, renewed endpapers, firm binding, very clean pages in very good condition with three tiny slits to each margin as a souvenir of its prior binding, no names or other markings. Gift card laid in loosely at the front transmitting this as a gift to the previous owner, a professor of medieval literature. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$852.99

The Child and Things
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The Child and Things

By Fallis, Edwina

Yonkers-on-Hudson, NY: World Book Company, 1940. Published 1940. Activities promoting sensory perception and motor activities by introducing children to various things and gadgets to figure out and/or construct. Illustrated in black and white. Light brown cloth, no dustjacket, possibly as issued. Light edge rubbing, firm binding, clean pages with names neatly written at the top of the front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The American Woman's Home: Or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful and Christian Homes
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The American Woman's Home: Or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful and Christian Homes

By Catharine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe

New York: J. B. Ford and Company, 1869. First edition, 1869. Fair to good condition in emerald green cloth over beveled boards lettered and decorated in gilt, 500 pages preceded by a frontis engraving and engraved title page, plus 12 pages of publisher's ads. Covers rubbed with several very short fabric tears to the spine ends, hinges internally cracked but secure, text block sound, pages lightly age-toned but clean, minor inner margin transparent spots to the preliminaries, no names or other markings. Comprehensive guide for developing and maintaining home and home life, with sections on anything from ventilation to decoration, exercise and food to sleep habits, manners and order to charity work, care of children and servants to sewing, propagation of plants to privies (earth-closets, as termed here). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$137.99

Coloring for Nerve Mastery
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Coloring for Nerve Mastery

By Elliott, Dick

Westfield, MA: Ego Publications, 1962. First edition, 1962, with a non-personalized inscription signed by the author inside the front cover. Ersatz coloring book that pokes fun at teaching, education administration, students, etc. Softcover, 24 pages. Some darkening to the outer edges of the covers as well as a little corner wear, internally very good, sound binding, clean pages, no other names or markings.. Inscribed by the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$67.99

Nepal in Transition. Educational Innovation
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Nepal in Transition. Educational Innovation

By Horace B. Reed and Mary J. Reed

Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1968. First edition, 1968. Includes an additional offprint article by Horace Reed (Effects of Teacher Warmth) and a booklet for Skidmore College. Illustrated with black and white photos. Green cloth with dustjacket. Light rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [5.95] and has some light shelf rubbing, slightly more wear to corners and spine ends. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

Historical and Biographical Souvenir of the Ohio School for the Deaf [Cover title: History of the Ohio Institution for the Deaf]
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Historical and Biographical Souvenir of the Ohio School for the Deaf [Cover title: History of the Ohio Institution for the Deaf]

By Ohio School for the Deaf. Published By C. C. Johnston

Columbus, OH: C. C. Johnston, 1898. First edition, 1898. Illustrated in black and white. Includes a history of the institution, current programs, various departments, biographical sketches of representative alumni, etc. Oblong format, blue cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover, 192 pages, no dustjacket. Includes some local advertising. The book has edgewear and rubthrough at the corners, hinges internally cracked but secure, very faint old transparent stain to the inner bottom margins, not affecting printed areas, pages otherwise clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. Oblong 4to.

$237.99

A Japanese Boy By Himself
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A Japanese Boy By Himself

By Shiukichi Shigemi [By Himself]

New Haven, CT: E. B. Sheldon & Co., 1889. First edition, 1889. Scarce memoir of a Japanese student at Yale Medical School in the 1880s. Blue cloth printed in gilt, 128 pages. Some cover wear, mainly edge rubbing, minor light colored smudge near bottom of front cover, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$187.99

The University Club 1865-2015. 150 Years of the University Club
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The University Club 1865-2015. 150 Years of the University Club

By Edited By Percy Preston Jr

New York: The University Club, 2015. First edition, first printing, with a transmittal letter to a member of the club laid in loosely at the front. Dark blue cloth with dustjacket. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$67.99

The Common Sense Music Reader: A Carefully Graded Book of Studies and Recreations, Designed for the Use of Classes of Beginners in the Art of Reading Music...
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The Common Sense Music Reader: A Carefully Graded Book of Studies and Recreations, Designed for the Use of Classes of Beginners in the Art of Reading Music...

By H. R. Palmer, with A. T. Schauffler

New York: Bigelow & Main, 1883. First edition, 1883. Series of 280 exercises consisting of short verses or songs, with lyrics, that start very simply and progress to longer and more complex songs and hymns. Printed hardcover with black cloth spine, about 9.25 inches tall. Covers age-drakened and spotted with scuffing and wear to the edges, light spine fraying, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-toned but clean pages, name in pencil at top of front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Freehand Drawing
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Freehand Drawing

By Frances Beem and Dorothy Gordon

Milwaukee, WI: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1924. First edition 1924. Art instruction for high school level including perspective, lettering various forms, geometric design, color and color theory, repetitive designs. Many examples offered, mainly in black and white, some color. Softcover, 64 pages. Some modest cover wear, binding sound, pages clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$37.99

Elements of Useful Knowledge. Volume II. Containng a Historical and Geographical Account of the United States
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Elements of Useful Knowledge. Volume II. Containng a Historical and Geographical Account of the United States

By Webster, Noah

N.P. [Hartford, CT]: Hudson & Goodwin, By T. Dunning, 1809. Stated third edition, 1809. Worn. Marbled paper over wooden boards, brown leather spine, 6.5 inches tall, 224 pages plus table of contents. Marbled paper pretty much gone, boards chipped with rear board detached, free endpapers detached but present, text block sound, pages age-toned and dampstained throughout. name of Nathan Lamb of Groton, CT dated 1814 on preliminary blank along with a pencil note about his dates of birth and death (1800-1898). . Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$67.99

Pocket Library of the World's Essential Knowledge. In Ten Volumes. Outline of History, Science, Philosophy, Literature, Business
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Pocket Library of the World's Essential Knowledge. In Ten Volumes. Outline of History, Science, Philosophy, Literature, Business

By Henry Cook Hathaway, Editor in Chief. Various Authors

New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1929. Published 1929. Clean and attractive pocket sized 10 volume set in blue leatherette with gilt spine lettering and decoration, top edges gilt, each volume just more than 6 inches tall. Includes two volumes each of Outline of History; Outline of Science; Outline of Philosophy; Outline of Literature; Outline of Business. Very good condition with light rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, firm text blocks, slightly age-toned but clean pages, no names or other markings. Set feels as if never read.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$77.99

Methods of Teaching Gymnastics [Cover Title: Best Methods of Teaching Gymnastics]
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Methods of Teaching Gymnastics [Cover Title: Best Methods of Teaching Gymnastics]

By Anderson, William Gilbert

New York: Hinds & Noble, 1896. First edition [1896] of this influential book in physical education and gymnastics, published by Hinds & Noble (which preceded Hinds, Noble & Eldredge). Illustrated throughout in black and white. Golden tan cloth with dark brown spine lettering, front cover illustration of gymnast printed in dark brown and off-white, 269 pages plus three pages of publisher's ads. Some external wear, mainly rubbing to the extremities, very minor fraying to lower corners, good hinges, sound text block, name and 1906 date on front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$47.99

Catalogus Senatus Academici [Harvard University Catalogue]...in Collegii Harvardiana, Universitate Quae Est Cantabrigiae in Civitate Massachusettensi, 1866
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Catalogus Senatus Academici [Harvard University Catalogue]...in Collegii Harvardiana, Universitate Quae Est Cantabrigiae in Civitate Massachusettensi, 1866

By Harvard University

Cantabridgiae [Cambridge, Massachusetts]: Academiae Typographorum, Typis Welch, Bigelow, et Sociorum, 1866. In Latin. Published 1866. Handsomely bound copy of this record of Harvard students, faculty and alumni, with the alumni listing starting in 1642 and continuing through the publication date. Full crimson morocco leather with gilt spine lettering and decorated compartments, additional decoration in blind, slightly raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, 172 pages plus a 54 page index, a two page appeal (in English) for biographical information about alumni, and 48 page roll (in English) of students who served in the army or navy during the War of the Rebellion. Original wraps bound in, with a notation at the top of the original cover: Hon. James H. Mitchell, with the affectionate regards of his Brother S. L. Mitchell. Book also has the naval-themed personal bookplate of Theodore Winthrop Steadman (born in Shanghai, China; graduated from Harvard in 1933; with residences in Farmington, Connecticut and Fishers Island, New York at the time of his death in 2006) on the front pastedown. Very light rubbing to the covers, red color and gilt bright and unfaded, a few subtly darkened areas (like fingerprinting) to the covers, good hinges, firm text block, pages age-toned but clean, old archival repair and spotting to bound-in front cover, short closed tear to the title page of the military service roll.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$87.99

Catalogus Senatus Academici [Harvard University Catalogue]...in Universitate Harvardiana, Cantabrigiae, in Republica Massachusettensi, 1857
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Catalogus Senatus Academici [Harvard University Catalogue]...in Universitate Harvardiana, Cantabrigiae, in Republica Massachusettensi, 1857

By Harvard University

Cantabridgiae [Cambridge, Massachusetts]: Academiae Typographorum, Typis Metcalf et Sociorum, 1857. In Latin. Published 1857. Handsomely bound copy of this record of Harvard students, faculty and alumni, with the alumni listing starting in 1642 and continuing through the publication date. Full crimson morocco leather with gilt spine lettering and decorated compartments, additional decoration in blind, slightly raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, 144 pages plus a 44 page index. Original wraps bound in. Book has the naval-themed personal bookplate of Theodore Winthrop Steadman (born in Shanghai, China; graduated from Harvard in 1933; with residences in Farmington, Connecticut and Fishers Island, New York at the time of his death in 2006) on the front pastedown. Very light rubbing to the covers, red color and gilt bright and unfaded, good hinges, firm text block, pages age-toned but clean, old archival repair to original front cover, coffee-colored stains to the outer margins of the first few pages, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$87.99

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