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History of Education Books & Ephemera

Victoria University of Wellington, 1899-1999

Victoria University of Wellington, 1899-1999

by Rachel Barrowman

History of Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, illustrated with b+w photos.
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NZ$55.00
The School Masters Parliament : The Origins & Formation of The Consultative Committee of The Board of Education, 1868-1916. A rare original article from the Journal of The History of Education, 1994

The School Masters Parliament : The Origins & Formation of The Consultative Committee of The Board of Education, 1868-1916. A rare original article from the Journal of The History of Education, 1994

by Kevin J. Brehony

The Journal of The History of Education, London, 1994. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 23 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History of Education; Inventory No: 337164..
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£16.00
Annals of The King's College of Our lady of Eton beside Windsor

Annals of The King's College of Our lady of Eton beside Windsor

by Sterry, Wasey

London: Methuen and Co, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo, 362 pp. Custom bound in leather. From private collection. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. Cracks and wear along joints. Single leaf portrudes slightly beyond edge of book block (nature of binding).
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$45.00
Zoological Science Or Nature In Living Forms

Zoological Science Or Nature In Living Forms

by A. M. Redfield

New York: E. B. & E. C. Kellogg, 1865. Hardcover. Good-. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. See photos for condition details. Hardcover, brown priced blindstamped buckram with gilt text to spine. Exterior shows moderate edge and corner bumps, spine is frayed at top and bottom and is also sunned. Internal binding is good, no hinge issues. Text pages are tight though papers is toned and foxing is present throughout. Front pastedown chose a spot in the upper corner where a sticker once was.... Read more
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$38.00
Te Rangi Hiroa -- The Life of Sir Peter Buck

Te Rangi Hiroa -- The Life of Sir Peter Buck

by J.B. Condliffe

A biography of an historically important figure who collaborated closely with Apira Ngata during the turnaround years, and produced world-class work on Polynesian migrations. Illustrated with b&w photos.
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NZ$30.00
The Geological Story Briefly Told

The Geological Story Briefly Told

by James D. Dana

New York and Chicago: Ivison, Blakeman Taylor & Company, 1875. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. See photos for condition details. Hardcover, dark green cloth boards ornately decorated in black and gilt on front and spine. Exterior shows minor edge and corner wear/bumps. Opera lower corners at rear board show the worst of the issue with the lower right having a small split at the spine. Top edge of book has a name written in pencil. Internal binding... Read more
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$20.00
Chatham College: The First Ninety Years

Chatham College: The First Ninety Years

by Laberta Dysart

Pittsburgh, PA: Chatham College, 1959. 1st Edition . Hardcover. VG-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. See photos for condition details. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gilt on front and spine. Exterior shows minor corner and edge bumps but spine is faded/sunned and has spots were all the color is gone. Interior binding good, binding tight with no hinge cracks. No signatures or bookplates. Only handwriting found was on the front end page where there is faint... Read more
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$10.00
DEDICATION OF KIMBALL UNION ACADEMY DEXTER RICHARDS HALL OPENED SEPTEMBER 6, 1892 (SOUVENIR KIMBALL UNION ACADEMY)

DEDICATION OF KIMBALL UNION ACADEMY DEXTER RICHARDS HALL OPENED SEPTEMBER 6, 1892 (SOUVENIR KIMBALL UNION ACADEMY)

by Anonymous

Meridien, NH: Kimball Union Academy, 1894. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 43pp, b/w frontis. (Madam Kimball), plus numerous others of the buildings, floor plans, academic staff, etc. Bookplate on fep. Front cover title is "Souvenir Kimball Union Academy". A very nice copy..
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$28.00
History of Indian Education, 1970 - 1980

History of Indian Education, 1970 - 1980

Indian Education Center, School of Education, University of South Dakota, 1980. Softcover. Good. Booklet lists Indian doctoral and masters graduates; various programs associated with Indian education; state-supported teaching positions; past coordinators of the Indian Education Center; School of Education faculty members. Octavo, 38 pp. Stapled wraps. Underlining, check marks, and circled words throughout.
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$22.50
Songs of Harvard

Songs of Harvard

by Noble, Lloyd Adams

New York: Hinds, Noble and Eldredg, 1913. Hardcover. Very Good. Quarto, 222 pp. Tipped in plates depicting scenes from Harvard.. Crimson cloth with photographic plates on front board. Prelims and edges of book block show some foxing. Tissue guard protecting frontispieces is creased and yellowed. 1914 gift inscription.
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$25.00
CLASSICAL ENGLISH LETTER-WRITER: OR, EPISTOLARY SELECTIONS...

CLASSICAL ENGLISH LETTER-WRITER: OR, EPISTOLARY SELECTIONS...

by Murray, Lindley & Frank, Elizabeth

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. xxiv, 368pp, including 3p precis of books. Bound in full brown calf/boards with gilt decoration, 5 raised bands, title to the spine. The front hinge is weak but secure. Name of a previous owner dated 1820 on the second ffep. The first 4 pages and rear endpaper show light spotting/foxing. Overall a nice copy of a scarce edition..
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$140.00
Correspondence from Gouveuneur Tillotson, Princeton student to Richard V. W. Thorne, Jr. of West Point Academy 1837-1838

Correspondence from Gouveuneur Tillotson, Princeton student to Richard V. W. Thorne, Jr. of West Point Academy 1837-1838

Gouveuneur Tillotson antics and lack of interest in school became a somewhat prominent attorney in New York City and served on numerous boards of directors. Richard Thorne resigned West Point in 1839 rather than be dismissed for failing grades and excessive demerits. He was a member of the Brooklyn Militia and served briefly in the Civil War and died in 1875. Many of his classmates went on to great fame in the Union and Confederate armies..... Seven (7) different letters written by Tillotson to his... Read more
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$525.00
Cambridge Fragments

Cambridge Fragments

by C.S." [Sayle, Charles]

Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1913. Softcover. Good+. 12mo, 43 pp. Stiff gray wraps. Upper wrap shows a few sticker scuffs; lower, some creases. Light wear to edges.
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$18.00
Redbrick and Bluestockings

Redbrick and Bluestockings

by Beryl Hughes & Sheila Ahern

Women at Victoria University, Wellington, NZ. B+w photos,
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NZ$25.00
A Sketch of the History and Organization of Harvard University

A Sketch of the History and Organization of Harvard University

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. Softcover. Very Good. Reprinted in revised form, by permission, from the Cyclopedia of Education, volume iii, edited by Paul Monroe, PhD." No author stated. 16mo, 21 pages. Stapled wrap. From private collection. Name in pencil faintly visible on upper wrap.
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$22.00
Report of the Committee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, on the Subject of Free Scholarship

Report of the Committee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, on the Subject of Free Scholarship

Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, Printers, 1867. Softcover. Very Good. Also the indenture of trust, for the establishment of a fund for this purpose." Octavo, 13 pages. In wraps. Uncommon booklet outlines plans for free scholarships at MIT. From private collection. Light vertical crease to wraps and text block. Name in pencil on upper wrap.
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$40.00
6 BOOKLETS RELATED TO THE HISTORY OF PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

6 BOOKLETS RELATED TO THE HISTORY OF PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

Princeton University. Softcover. Good. Good to Very Good+. This lot includes the following six publications: "Princeton University: The Chapel"; "The Vistas of Princeton University"; "The Spires of Princeton University"; "The Gargoyles of Princeton University"; "Some Legends and Lore of Princeton University"; and "The Presidents of Princeton University.
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$47.50
The Memoirs of John Macmillan Brown

The Memoirs of John Macmillan Brown

by John Macmillan Brown

Memoirs of John Macmillan Brown, Canterbury University, illustrated with b+w photos.
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NZ$30.00
Year Book of the Holland Society of New York 1916

Year Book of the Holland Society of New York 1916

by Prepared By The Recording Secretary

New York: Holland Society, 1916. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Very Good null 4to 11"-13" tall; 301 pages; Orange cloth with ivory spine/corners. Gilt logo on front. Boards have soiling spots and back board has dampstain along top. End pages clean and free of any handwriting or bookplates, all other pages clean and tight as well. Page 301 has small 1" tear at top of page.
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$12.14
A Divided & Divisive Legacy : Education in Ireland, 1900-1920. A rare original article from the Journal of The History of Education, 1994

A Divided & Divisive Legacy : Education in Ireland, 1900-1920. A rare original article from the Journal of The History of Education, 1994

by Sean Farren

The Journal of The History of Education, London, 1994. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 18 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History of Education; Inventory No: 337166..
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£16.00
The Forms of Water in Clouds and Rivers Ice and Glaciers

The Forms of Water in Clouds and Rivers Ice and Glaciers

by John Tyndall

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1898. Hardcover. Good+. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. See photos for condition details. Hardcover, bluish green cloth boards with gilt on spine. Boards show minor soiling from handling and corners are sharp. The reason for the low condition grade is because the bottom of the front board has a dampstain that continues in to the title page. Interior binding is tight and text pages are clean. No signatures or bookplates, no hinge issues. This is the... Read more
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$20.00
The State & Schooling at The Reformation & After : From Pious Causes to Charitable Uses. A rare original article from the Journal of The History of Education, 1994

The State & Schooling at The Reformation & After : From Pious Causes to Charitable Uses. A rare original article from the Journal of The History of Education, 1994

by Joan Simon

The Journal of The History of Education, London, 1994. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 13 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History of Education; Inventory No: 337163..
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£16.00
1970 Cullum Memorial Edition Register of Graduates and Former Cadets 1802-1970 of the United States Military Academy published by the West Point Alumni Foundation Inc.

1970 Cullum Memorial Edition Register of Graduates and Former Cadets 1802-1970 of the United States Military Academy published by the West Point Alumni Foundation Inc.

by Officers and Board members of the West Point Alumni Foundation Inc

West Point Alumni Foundation Inc., 1970. Hardcover. Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Hardcover, no DJ. Book is free of any handwriting or bookplates. Not ex-lib. Some spotting/foxing present on pages and boards but the worst of the condition is a hinge crack on the front board that extends from inside ffep to the exterior cloth, top edge (see image). There is a dent on turn-in edge of front board as well about 2" from the top corner. All pages well secured. Good reference copy.
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$20.17
Mothers as Educative Agents in Pre-Industrial England. A rare original article from the Journal of The History of Education, 1994

Mothers as Educative Agents in Pre-Industrial England. A rare original article from the Journal of The History of Education, 1994

by Kenneth Charlton

The Journal of The History of Education, London, 1994. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 28 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History of Education; Inventory No: 337162..
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£16.00