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[C.1880s Albumen Photograph of Cadets at Cayuga Lake Military Academy, Aurora, New York]

[C.1880s Albumen Photograph of Cadets at Cayuga Lake Military Academy, Aurora, New York]

by [Cayuga Lake Military Academy]; [Walter Douglas Young (1870-?)]

[Aurora, New York, ca. 1880s]. Albumen Photograph on mount. Image 6 x 8¼ inches; overall, 8 x 10 inches. A modern note accompanying the photo identifies one of people in the photograph. Wear to corners of mount; some staining not affecting image; otherwise, a very good, clear image. Photograph of a group of military cadets in uniform at Cayuga Lake Military Academy in Aurora, New York. A drum head or shield in the background, hanging above crossed swords, identifies the school. A contemporary note... Read more
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$165.00
Negro School Attendance in Delaware. A Report to the State Board of Education of Delaware. Bureau of Education Service Citizens of Delaware

Negro School Attendance in Delaware. A Report to the State Board of Education of Delaware. Bureau of Education Service Citizens of Delaware

by Richard Watson Cooper and Hermann Cooper

Newark, Delaware: University of Delaware Press, 1923. First Edition. xxxii, [4], 5-389pp. 4to. Blue cloth; gilt titling. Half tones; charts, tables, and graphs. Some rubbing to gilt on spine; lower tips bumped; very good. Extensive, statistical study of African American school attendance, using the entire State of Delaware as the sample case. The investigation, which contrasts Black and White students' attendance records, was made possible by the philanthropy of Pierre S. duPont III (1870-1954) who... Read more
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$82.50
The Lion, A Record of Achievements Published by The Class of 1935 [Phi Lamda Mu] Lincoln University

The Lion, A Record of Achievements Published by The Class of 1935 [Phi Lamda Mu] Lincoln University

by [Lincoln University (Pennsylvania)]; [Arthur E. James]

[Lincoln University, Pennsylvania]: Published by the Class of 1935 [Phi Lamda Mu] Lincoln University, [1935]. 74 pages. Yearbook. Publisher's textured and embossed cloth. Half tone portraits and illustrations. Ownership inscriptions and other annotations by Lincoln chemistry professor, Arthur E. James. Near Fine condition. 1935 Yearbook for Lincoln University (Pennsylvania), the first degree-granting Black college (HBCU) in the United States. This copy owned by Lincoln University chemistry professor and... Read more
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$165.00
Harvard A.A. News Lot-Five Issues from 1933

Harvard A.A. News Lot-Five Issues from 1933

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Athletic Association, 1933. Softcover. Very Good. This listing includes the following five Harvard A.A. News Issues. Yale Game Number, June 21, 1933; Bates Game, Volume 8, Number 2; New Hampshire, October 14, 1933, Volume 8, Number 3; Winter Sports, December 18, 1933; Volume 8, Number 10; Princeton Meet; May, 6, 1933, Volume 7, Number 12. Quarto, each issue approximately 40 pp. in stapled wraps. From private collection. Issues are generally in Very Good Condition.... Read more
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$135.00
To the Public. [1835 Circular for the Western University of Pennsylvania, now the University of Pittsburgh.]

To the Public. [1835 Circular for the Western University of Pennsylvania, now the University of Pittsburgh.]

by [Various]

[Pittsburgh. 1835.] 12¼ x 7½ inches. One page circular, previously folded and bound. A Large notched-out area to inner margin, short edge-tears, affecting no text at all, else Very Good. Printed circular and subscription announcing to Pittsburgh's citizens a meeting of the Board of Trustees to raise money to hire Gilbert Morgan the second chancellor of what is today Pitt, i.e., University of Pittsburgh. Testimonials give on behalf of Morgan were made by Theodore D. Weld, Dr. Miller of Princeton, Rev.... Read more
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$220.00
Our Country, The United States of America, Our People, Americans All. [cover title]

Our Country, The United States of America, Our People, Americans All. [cover title]

by Edyth H. Ingraham

Washington, D.C.: The Associated Publisher's, Inc., c.1961-1963. 14, [2 (blank)]pp. Pamphlet. 8¼ x 5¼ inches. Yellow stiff paper wrappers; stapled. Near fine. 1960s Middle and Junior High School social studies unit guide promoting the values of diversity. The guide was prepared for teachers to promote geographical knowledge of the United States, skills for reading and gathering information, and "to help pupils get acquainted with; learn to appreciate and to respect all Americans from diverse racial,... Read more
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$49.50
THE SCHOOLS OF ENGLAND AND GERMANY

THE SCHOOLS OF ENGLAND AND GERMANY

by Ross, Geo. W

Toronto: Minister of Education for the Province of Ontario, 1894. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 243pp. Light foxing of end papers, otherwise a very nice copy. "With Compliments" slip from the Minister of Education tipped in..
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$28.00
West-Town. [Westtown School; Chester County, Pennsylvania]

West-Town. [Westtown School; Chester County, Pennsylvania]

by Joseph Kite

Philadelphia: np, 1843. 36pp. Likely First edition. 6 x 3¾ inches. Printed wrappers; stitched. Tipped in "Omission" (errata) slip on final leaf. Some wear to wrappers along spine at tips; foxing to wraps and contents; Very Good. Scarce poem outlining the early history of Westtown School, a co-educational Quaker boarding school established in 1799 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The poem, which has been attributed to Joseph Kite, is unusual in that it contains 11 footnotes, 18 pages in length-longer... Read more
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$110.00
BI-LINGUAL SCHOOLS IN CANADA [SIGNED COPY]

BI-LINGUAL SCHOOLS IN CANADA [SIGNED COPY]

by Sissons, C.B

London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1917. Book. Fair. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by the author. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 242pp. Inscribed on the ffep: "To Henry Button, Esq. - The author wishes to express his gratitude for many kindnesses, supreme excellence in workmanship, and many a merry laugh withal. [signed] C.B. Sissons." Top 2 inches at head of spine cloth lacking, spine discolored, otherwise a nice copy..
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$35.00
Chautauqua. [map]

Chautauqua. [map]

by [Chautauqua Institution]

Buffalo, N.Y.: The Matthews-Northrup Works, [c. 1910s?]. Map. 13¼ x 21½ inches. Printed on translucent "onion skin" paper. A few ink annotation on verso; later typed label affixed to map on right. Folds and creases; some scattered staining; very good. Map of of the town of Chautauqua, New York, situated on Chautauqua Lake in western New York State. The town was the location of the Chautauqua Institution, a popular educational center and summer resort which traces its origins to a training camp for... Read more
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$385.00
American Revolution

American Revolution

by Smith, Robert W

Teacher Created Materials. New. 2005. Paperback. This series is designed to inttroduce some of the seminal events in American history to students in grades 4-8. Reading in the content area is enriched with a balanced variety of activities in written language, social studies, and oral expression. Its purpose is to make history come alive in the classroom. The reading selections and comprehension questions introduce students to presidential elections and American democracy. The book contains teacher... Read more
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$9.89
The Life of Samuel Johnson the First President of King's College, in New-York

The Life of Samuel Johnson the First President of King's College, in New-York

by Chandler, Thomas Bradbury

New York, 1805. Hardcover. Good+. Containing many interesting anecdotes; a general view of the state of religion and learning in Connecticut during the former part of the last century; and an account of the institution and rise of Yale College, Connecticut; and of King's (now Columbia) College, New-York. To which is added an appendix containing many original letters, never before published, from Bishop Berkeley, Archbishop Secker, Bishop Lowth, and others, to Dr. Johnson. 12mo, 208 pp. In... Read more
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$65.00
Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Jefferson College, Canonsburg. July, 1832

Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Jefferson College, Canonsburg. July, 1832

by [Jefferson College, Canonsburg]

Pittsburgh: Printed by D. and M. Maclean, [1832]. [12] pages. Stitched, as issued. 8 x 5 inches. Pale dampstain to title-leaf; toning; general wear and handling; Good. A rare "yearbook" for this log cabin college that eventually became absorbed into Washington and Jefferson College. Names of trustees, faculty, students, etc. are given as well as information on courses of study, terms of admission, prices and aspects for boarding, tuition, and so forth.
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$55.00
Fifty Years of Howard University. [Dwight Oliver Wendell Holmes]

Fifty Years of Howard University. [Dwight Oliver Wendell Holmes]

by Dwight O.W. Holmes

[Reprint from the Journal of Negro History, 1918]. Printed wrappers, [approx. 20 pages]. Condition Near Fine. Separately Issued reprint containing Holmes's observations of his tenure at Howard University, in two parts and here collected together. Holmes, a native of West Virginia, was the Dean of the College of Education at Howard in the 1920s and early 1930s. Holmes career was devoted to research and writing upon Black education in America. He was strongly affiliated with Howard and later became the... Read more
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$38.50
P.A.L.'s May Day: Boston University

P.A.L.'s May Day: Boston University

Boston University, 1939. Softcover. Very Good. 1939 May Day celebration program. Octavo, 16 pp. Stapled wraps. Wraps show a little soiling and equation in pencil on back wrap. Single page shows faint coin-sized stain.
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$20.00
Race Grit. Adventures on the Border-Land of Liberty

Race Grit. Adventures on the Border-Land of Liberty

by Coe Hayne

Philadelphia: The Judson Press, (1922). 210pp. First Edition. Small 8vo. Frontis + 19 leaves of plates; folding table. Red cloth with inset illustrated label from photograph; without rare dust jacket. Early inscription, small presentation rubber stamp; else fine condition. First edition of this 1922 work describing Baptist missionaries and their efforts in the South to improve the lives of African Americans through education, religion, and hard work. Mission work is described in Virginia, the Carolinas,... Read more
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$82.50
Eton Letters, 1915-1918

Eton Letters, 1915-1918

by A House Master

Eton: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Company, n.d.. Hardcover. Very Good. No date. 12mo, 185 pp. Light blue cloth. Cloth shows some soiling. Corners gently bumped. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown.
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$35.00
[Lincoln University (Pennsylvania) Class Graduation Photograph]

[Lincoln University (Pennsylvania) Class Graduation Photograph]

by [Lincoln University (Pennsylvania)]; [Rev. Isaac Norton Rendall (1825-1912), President]

[Lincoln University, Chester County, Pennsylvania, aft. 1898]. Mounted Photograph. 16 x 20 inches (overall); 10 x 13 inches (image). Gelatin silver process. Damage to mount in margins with large loss at bottom left, not affecting image; image very good. Lincoln University photograph showing an unidentified class of graduates with long-time college president, Rev. Isaac Norton Rendall (1825-1912), the group seated in front of Vail Memorial Hall which was built in 1898. In 1865 Rendall was elected... Read more
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$1,375.00
A Lecture on Popular Education, delivered in the Hall of the House of Delegates, at Annapolis, on Wednesday Evening, March 2, 1853, by H. Winchester, A.M., President of the Frederick Female Seminary

A Lecture on Popular Education, delivered in the Hall of the House of Delegates, at Annapolis, on Wednesday Evening, March 2, 1853, by H. Winchester, A.M., President of the Frederick Female Seminary

by H. Winchester [Hiram Winchester]

Frederick [Maryland]: Printed by Schley & Haller, 1853. 20pp. 8vo. Removed; without wrappers. Foxing; Very Good. Address on education delivered by Hiram Winchester of Frederick Female Seminary, an all-girls school in Frederick, Maryland. Winchester's address, delivered in Maryland's state capitol discusses education in Europe, America, and Maryland in particular, referencing Horace Mann and both non-sectarian and religious education. Among the latter he mentions Jews, Muslims, Mormons, "Shaking... Read more
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$110.00
Centennial Celebration of Lincoln's Birthday at Lincoln University, Pa... February 12, 1909. [opening lines of small broadside]

Centennial Celebration of Lincoln's Birthday at Lincoln University, Pa... February 12, 1909. [opening lines of small broadside]

by [Various]

[Oxford, Pennsylvania:] The Oxford Press Printing House. [1912]. Illustrated Broadside. 9 x 5¾ inches. Numerous light creases, fold line; very good. Unrecorded and modestly illustrated broadside celebrating Lincoln's birthday at 100 years. Lincoln was born near Hodgenville, Kentucky in 1809. Here, at Lincoln University, the activities acknowledging this historical date marker commenced at 3pm and went into the evening. On hand was Lincoln University president John B. Rendall, D.D. and students... Read more
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$82.50
[Worcester Technical Institute Annual:] Antenna, Published by Class of 1884

[Worcester Technical Institute Annual:] Antenna, Published by Class of 1884

by W.F. Brooks, Ed. in Chief; [Worcester Technical Institute]

[Boston: J.E. Stanion, Printer and Art Stationer, 1884]. Frontispiece, 114, [14 (ads)]pp. 8vo., illustrated stiff-paper wrappers.Illustrations from pen and ink drawings. Advertisements. Two leaves loosened, almost detached, following title leaf; otherwise, a remarkably fresh copy. Remarkably fresh literary annual and class yearbook issued by the Class of 1884 of Worcester Technical Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. Includes poetical "Class History," biographical sketches of the graduates, a... Read more
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$82.50
The System Of Education, the Code of Discipline, and the Professorships, Adopted by the Trustees of the Western University of Pennsylvania; Together with the Addresses of the President of the Board to the Public, and the Principal to the Students

The System Of Education, the Code of Discipline, and the Professorships, Adopted by the Trustees of the Western University of Pennsylvania; Together with the Addresses of the President of the Board to the Public, and the Principal to the Students

by [University of Pittsburgh]

Pittsburgh: J.B. Butler, 1822. 30, [2]pages. Disbound and removed pamphlet, without wrappers. Foxed; stains; all legible and Good. Scarce pamphlet from the early days of the Western University of Pennsylvania, now known as "Pitt" -the University of Pittsburgh. "The University's buildings, along with most of its records and files, were destroyed in a widespread 1845 fire that wiped out 20 square blocks of the most valuable part of Pittsburgh." (Wikipedia)
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$93.50
Cornell Minstrels [...] Dec. 10, 1888. Base Ball Benefit

Cornell Minstrels [...] Dec. 10, 1888. Base Ball Benefit

by [Cornell Minstrels]

[Likely Ithaca, New York], 1888. [4]pp. Program. 4 x 6¾ inches. Heavy-stock paper. Illustration on front cover. Separated at center fold; some foxing and toning; minor losses, not affecting text; paper residue on versos of each leaf from prior album mounting; otherwise, good. Founded in 1872, the Cornelian Minstrels was the first dramatic club organized at Cornell University. Performing in 1888 as "The Cornell Minstrels," they joined with The Ithaca Orchestral Club put on a minstrel show at the Wilgus... Read more
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$82.50
Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Gouverneur High School, for the Year ending July 10th, 1839

Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Gouverneur High School, for the Year ending July 10th, 1839

by [Edwin Dodge et al.]

Lowville [New York]: A.W. Clark, Printer, 1839. 16, 15, [1 (blank)]pp. Pamphlet. Sm. 8vo. Removed; without wrappers. Some creasing and foxing; Very Good. Gouverneur High School was incorporated in 1828 in St. Lawrence County, New York. Out of it grew Gouverneur Wesleyan Seminary, conducted by the Black River Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The schools' 1839 academic catalogue has separate sections for the high school and the seminary. "A sampling from the code of conduct: 5th. A... Read more
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$82.50
Pierwszemu Oddziatowi Robotniczego Towarzystwa Przyjaciół Dzieci w dalekiej Ameryce w mieście Chicago-ofiarowuje zdjęcia z działalności swej w Polsce. [To the First Division of the Workers' Society of Friends of Children in Far America in the city of Chicago-an offering of photographs of their activities in Poland] [photograph album]

Pierwszemu Oddziatowi Robotniczego Towarzystwa Przyjaciół Dzieci w dalekiej Ameryce w mieście Chicago-ofiarowuje zdjęcia z działalności swej w Polsce. [To the First Division of the Workers' Society of Friends of Children in Far America in the city of Chicago-an offering of photographs of their activities in Poland] [photograph album]

by T. Arciszewski and Al. Landy, Managers; [Robotnicze Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Dzieci (RTPD)]

[Poland, c.1920s]. [21]ff. Album. 9½ x 13 inches. Beige cloth with colorful woven onlay; cord-bound. 23 captioned photographs mounted on black cardstock rectos, approx. 4¾ x 8¾ inches, tissue guards. Brief wear to head and tail of spine and corners; very good. C. 1920s Second Polish Republic photograph album prepared by the Workers' Society of Friends of Children in Warsaw. It is presented to the Workers' Society of Friends of Children branch in Chicago, who presumably lent their support to the... Read more
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$2,750.00