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SECTARIAN CHILDREARING: The Dunkers, 1708-1900

by Dr. Alvin E. Conner

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Published
1987
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Fine
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1st Edition
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9780943429007
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Brethren Heritage Press, Gettysburg, PA, 1987 247 p. Photo illustrations. 8vo. Original full cloth binding. Hardbound. Fine. An excellent study that refutes the idea that members of the old German Baptist Brethren sect were 'ignorant and backwards'. Instead, it seems that parent-child interaction was very appropriate for the place and era. Sound and high quality relationships fostered a strong community..… Read more
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EVOLUTION OF LIFE.

by Chapman, Henry C.

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1873
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J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia: ., 1873 pp. 193 + 33 unnumbered leaves of plates (many of them quite curious). Partially unopened. Folding lithographed frontis map showing a 'Hypothetical Sketch of the Monophylitic Origin and the Diffusion of the 12 Varieties of Men from Lemuria over the Earth.' 8vo. 215 mm. Original full red cloth binding, worn. Hardbound. Good. Dr.… Read more
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ACCOUNT OF THE COLLEGE, ACADEMY AND CHARITABLE SCHOOL OF PHILADELPHIA IN PENNSYLVANIA.

by Smith, William; Woody, Thomas 1891-1960; Adams, Thomas R.

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1951
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University of Pennsylvania Library, Philadelphia: ., 1951 pp. (6) 13-43, (1). 8vo. 215 mm. Plain paper over plain boards. Edited by Thomas R. Adams, this is the first separate appearance of the 18th century work by Provost William Smith (1727-1803) with a Commentary by Thomas Woody (1891-1960). Limited to 1000 copies printed by John Anderson for the Bicentennial Celebration of… Read more
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LIGHTS AND SHADES OF "NORMAL". Souvenir. Wm. H. Roy, Book Binder.

by Saylor, B. Frank; Pennsylvania State Normal School (Millersville, PA).

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Published
1888
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B. Frank Saylor - Photographer, Lancaster, Pa: ., 1888 pp. 16 unnumbered leaves. Chiefly photogravure illustrations. Horizontal 16mo. 130 x 170 mm. String tied. All edges gilt. Stiff gilt lettered faux leather wraps. Some light soiling. Manuscript ownership: Miss Florence Watkins, Millersville, PA, XMas 1894. Very Good. Founded in 1855, Millersville University was established with the ideals that teacher preparation… Read more
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FORMAL OPENING OF FRANKLIN AND MARSHALL COLLEGE, COLLEGE, IN THE CITY OF LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA, JUNE 7, 1853.

by Hayes, A.L.; Nevin, J.W.; & Potter, Alonzo.

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1853
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Very Good
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Printed by Order of the Trustees (by Jno. H, Pearsol, Saturday Evening Express Office, Lancaster, PA: ., 1853 pp. 44. 220 mm. Original colored printed wraps, with ads. Good. Franklin College was chartered in 1787, in Lancaster, PA on the site of a former brewery. It was named for Benjamin Franklin, who donated L200 to the new institution. Founded by… Read more
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Published by the Principals of Baltimore College (Edward Mitchett, Printer) Baltimore: ., 1810 pp. xix, (5), 103 [all in a fin small Greek typeface], 159. May lack a leaf of Preface, but this may be common to all examples of this version. 12mo. 180 mm. Original full leather binding. Spine mostly gone; and front board detached. The Very Revd. Dr… Read more
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Printed by William Young, Philadelphia: ., 1796 pp. viii, (13)-436 + Four copper plates showing young boys practicing gestures. Mildly foxed and age stain. 12mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding, worn and rubbed. Original leather spine label. Front board very fragile. Title continues: 'To which are prefixed Elements of Gesture, illustrated by four elegant copper-plates; and rules for expressing,… Read more
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Printed by Griggs & Co. for Bennett & Walton, Philadelphia: ., 1819 180 p. Mildly XLib. 24mo. 145 mm. Original full leather binding, lightly worn. Spine ruled in gold gilt. Hardbound. Good. Title continues: 'Containing A Brief Expression Of The Leading Facts In History, Written So As To Be Readily Committed To Memory, With Questions And Exercises: By means of… Read more
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A CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, AND EXPOSITOR OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. First American Edition.

by Walker, John. (1732-1807).

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Published
1803
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Good
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1st Edition
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Printed by Budd and Bartram, for H. & P. Rice, et. al., Philadelphia: ., 1803 pp. cxxxi, (1), 990. Double column. Fore edge of title page torn with out loss. Lightly foxed. Early manuscript inscription on first fly leaf, 'Uriah Borton's book bought in the year 1812, price $2.25'. [This is likely: Uriah Borton 1776-1840]. Large 8vo. 220 mm. Original… Read more
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THE PRIVATE INSTRUCTOR, OR MATHEMATICS SIMPLIFIED.

by Mahan, Jason M.

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1835
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Printed for the Author by Samuel Kling, Harrisburg: ., 1835 304 p. Pages 9 & 10 and 183 & 184 torn without loss. Foxed. Early manuscript ownership of Rudolph Wissler bought in the year 1836, price 75 cents. 16mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding. Corners worn with loss. Original leather spine label. Title continues: 'Comprising Every Thing Necessary In… Read more
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THE ENGLISH READER, OR PIECES IN PROSE AND POETRY; Selected From The Best Writers.

by Murray, Lindley (1745-1826).

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Published
1821
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Edwin T.Scott, Philadelphia: ., 1821 263 p. Age stain. Early manuscript ownership of Miss Eliza Eckert Jan. 5th, 1824. Mildly XLib. XLib stamp of Lebanon County Historical Society on front paste down. 12mo. 180 mm. Original full leather binding, worn and scuffed. Original leather spine label. Small loss at head and tail of spine. Boards fragile. Hardbound. Good. Title continues:… Read more
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(Stereotyped by S. Douglas Wyeth for) Leary & Getz, Philadelphia: ()., 1848 160 p. Title page illustrated with a drawing of a desk and books. Dampstain. Foxed. Signatures loose. Early pencil manuscript ownership of L. Nettie Bowen, West End School Bridgeton, NJ on front paste down. Another early ownership. 32mo. 110 mm. Original leather spine over printed paper boards. Binding… Read more
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PRINCIPLES OF POLITENESS, AND OF KNOWING THE WORLD; By the Late Lord Chesterfield. With Additions by the Rev. Dr. John Trusler.

by Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, (1694-1773); Trusler, John (1735-1820).

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Published
1800
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Fair
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Printed for Mathew Carey, Philadelphia: ., 1800 106 p. LACKS last leaf of index and fly leaves. Last leaf of text very worn with loss and old crude tape repairs. Dampstain. 24mo. 140 mm. Original binding very worn. Crude paper covers over old binding. Hardbound. Poor. Title continues: 'Containing every Instruction necessary to complete the Gentleman and Man of Fashion… Read more
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(Printed by Stiles for) David Hogan, Philadelphia: ., 1810 180 p. + Frontis. Dampstain. Foxed. Browned. Lacks fly leaves. 24mo. 140 mm. Disbound. Poor. Title continues: 'With Questions For Exercise, And A Glossary Of Terms In Common Use. Intended as an Elementary Book for Schools and a Companion for private Students, particularly those who wish to attend popular Lectures. SCARCE.… Read more
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A PLAN FOR THE CONDUCT OF FEMALE EDUCATION, IN BOARDING SCHOOLS, PRIVATE FAMILIES, AND PUBLIC SEMINARIES.

by Darwin, Erasmus (1731-1802).

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Published
1798
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Good
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1st Edition
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Printed by John Ormrod, Philadelphia: ., 1798 pp. (12), (9)-188, (197)-308, (4) [Publisher's catalogue]. LACKS frontis and front fly leaves. Small woodcut devices. Apparently most examples lack the frontis. Very lightly foxed. Printed bookplate of A.D. Kille on front paste down. 12mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding, scuffed and worn. Remnants of original leather spine label. Spine worn with… Read more
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Printed At The Daily Express Office, Lancaster, PA: ., 1862 pp. 427, (1) [Errata]. Manuscript ownership of H. K. Spurrier, Lancaster, PA on front paste down. 8vo. 210 mm. Original embossed cloth binding. Front board detached. Spine mostly perished. Hardbound. Good. Title continues: 'Of Each Giving Their Kind Of Manufactures, Population, And Notable Events Of History; With A Copious Index.… Read more
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THE GIRARD COLLEGE AND ITS FOUNDER: Containing The Biography Of Mr. Girard.

by Arey, Henry W.

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Published
1852
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1st Edition
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(Stereotyped by J. Fagan for) C. Sherman, Printer, Philadelphia: ., 1852 pp. (4), 5-85, (2) Names of the Board of Directors and Officers + Portrait frontis and view of college. Frontis very foxed. Early manuscript ownership of Isaac Wayne Holstein, December 10th AD 1852 on first fly leaf. Manuscript insert of the building committee, Girard college and Penna hospital in… Read more
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LIVES OF REMARKABLE YOUTH, OF BOTH SEXES.

by Anonymous.

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Published
1830
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E. Littell, Philadelphia: ., 1830 222 p. + Engraved Frontis of Princess Victoria with original tissue guard. Text beginning to brown. XLib bookplate of Juniata College Library. School gift book with print and manuscript from the Albany Academy to Joseph B. Brown the best in his class in English Grammar & improvement in penmanship, 1831. T. Romeyn Beck, Principal on… Read more
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Printed by Fry and Kammerer for B.B. Hopkins and Co., Philadelphia: ., 1811 pp. xii, (1)-180. Text very browned, but legible. 12mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding, worn and scuffed. Hardbound. Good. James Ross was Professor of the Latin and Greek Languages in Philadelphia. S&S/AI 23832. Fourth edition. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! PALIB 4. Hardcover. Good.
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(Griggs & Dickinson, Whitehall for) Towar & Hogan, Philadelphia: ., 1828 pp. 478, (1) [Index]. Early manuscript ownership of A. Randall on title page and first fly leaf. Foxed. 12 mo. 140 mm. Full leather binding; boards detached & spine very worn. The patriotic text includes: Includes: the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation; the Constitution of the U.S.… Read more
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