Heidelberg: Otto Petters & Edmund Von Konig. Kley. Horizontal 12mo, opening into a long diorama of a procession to celebrate the 500-year anniversary of the University. In German. Lots of horses, knights, various royalty, mythological figures, etc, etc., ending with representatives of "Das neue Deutsche Reich." It must have been...
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Urbana IL: University of Illinois, (1987). First printing. 8vo, pp. xii, 175. Notes, bibliography, index. Illustrated with photographs. Maroon cloth. Top edges very faintly spotted, o/w a nice copy in dj. An educational program of the New Deal.
NY: Morrow, 1971. 8vo, pp. 297. A VG tight copy in little soiled dj. On the possibilities for life on spaceship earth.
NY: Crown, (1991). Third printing. 8vo, pp. ix, 262. Appendix, notes, index. Paper over boards with cloth spine. Almost as new in dj. Kozol shows how, though the civil rights movement has moved forward, the U.S. has moved backward in the field of education for all.
NY: McGraw-Hill. Square 8vo, pp. xi, 650. Suggestions for further reading, questions for discussion, index. Black cloth. Edges little soiled, o/w a VG tight copy in little chipped and faded dj. Havey.
Boston: Books, Inc., 1937. First Edition. 8vo, pp. xiii, 317. Notes, index. Illustrated. Purple cloth stamped in gilt. Portrait of Mary Lyon facing p. 96 has been cut out but is present, a few notes in pencil, illustrations somewhat foxed, especially at top, cover faded, but o/w a VG tight...
Boston: Published by the Home Market Club, 1894. Self wraps (lacks the rear), first edn, 8vo, 8pp. Some chipped and worn. This reprints a speech delivered before the Wellesley debating society about the Wilson tariff bill.
Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1971. First Edition. 8vo, pp. xix, 278.Notes, bibliographic notes, index. Top edge slightly spotted, o/w a nice cipy in little faded dj. The changing role of schools: assimilation of masses of widely differing immigrants, and preparation of students for a complex industrial economy.
Mountain View, CA: Pacific Press, (1933). Large 8vo, pp. 398. Copiously illustrated. Some pages slightly bumped, cover slightly soiled, o/w a VG tight copy. A book for art education.
NY: Columbia University, 1919. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 92. Bibliography. Blue cloth stamped in gilt. Illustrated with charts and graphs. Fold-out map opposite title. Ex library, with bookplate and stamps. A few leaves loose, map little torn, o/w VG.
NY: Boni and Liveright, (1922). Second printing. 8vo, pp. 248. Dark blue cloth stamped in yellow. TEG. Cover darkened, and somewhat worn at edges and ends of spine, owner's name on half-title, a little foxing, o/w VG. Memoir and social critique by a German Jewish immigrant to the U.S. Lewisohn...
Toronto: Our Schools/Our Selves Education Foundation, (1992). 8vo, pp. 152. Paper wraps. [Our schools/our selves monograph series: No. 9.] Cover little faded, soiled and chipped, but a VG tight copy.
NY: Viking, 1948. First Edition. 8vo, pp. x, 373. Appendix, index. Rust cloth. A VG tight copy in scuffed and chipped dj. Lovett was an English teacher and participant in most of the liberal and progressive movements of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1929. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 291, hinge little tender, 1969 news clipping tipped to end paper. A good copy. The story of a dynamic and seemingly tireless woman, devoted ahead of her time (the early 1800s) to the cause of higher education for women.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1929. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 291, A very good copy. The story of a dynamic and seemingly tireless woman, devoted ahead of her time (the early 1800s) to the cause of higher education for women.
Boston: J. S. Cushing, 1882. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 80. Instructions and music notations, plus many drawings of the proper poses to express emotions in the poems. (The illustrations are unintentionally very funny.) Brown cloth, stamped in black and gilt. Cover little worn and spotted, o/w a VG tight copy.
Paris: de L'Imprimerie Royale, 1733. First Edition. 4to, pp. , 281 + 15 engraved folding plates of aurora examples by Ph Simonneau. Bound in contemporary full calf (lacks the spine label), lacks a couple of small pieces at the extrmities of the spine. Gilt coat of arms on the covers...
Boston: New England Free Press, 1967. 4to, pp. 8. Paper. An article reprinted from the August 1967 Liberation, with several photographs. Some of the print a little indistinct, but readable, o/w a nice clean copy. Plans for a school in an all-Black section of Newark NJ.
Philadelphia: J. Y. Humphreys, 1820. First American edn. Small 8vo, pp. [xii], 312. Bound in contemporary calf, lacks small piece at the foot of the spine), some foxing and staining, a very good copy. Housed in a cardboard case. Issued in London the previous year. Imprints 2100. Marcet (1769-1858) wrote...
Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1839-40. First Continental Edition. Series one and two. 8vo, pp. vi, 345; iv, 353. Uncut and unopened and bound in original printed wraps with two folding maps. Volumes CCLII and CCLXI of the "Collection of Ancient and Modern British Authors." Four pages of adv. in the...
NY: Harper, 1905. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 214. Illustrated with charming marginal figures of young children. Untrimmed, a nice copy. A series of essays about children and their upbringing. Includes chapters on parents, strong points of infancy, girls and their education, women, etc.
Dyfed, Wales: St. David's University College, 1989. 8vo, pp. 75. Illustrated, several in color. Paper wraps. Cover slightly chipped, o/w a VG tight copy. A collection of short articles, list of dissertations, student profiles, etc. Publicity for the MA program at the University.
Baton Rouge LA: Louisiana State University, (1978). Reprint, with new introduction, of 1892 U.S. Printing Office edition. 8vo, pp. xxiii, 309. Long appendix, notes, index. Pastedowns seem to have been torn and neatly mended, o/w a VG tight copy. Mayo was an exponent of the "new education," which was built...
Darmouth College: Dartmouth College Mansucript Series, number one, 1932. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 327. Illustrated with photo reproductions of several of the letters. A fine copy in worn and stretched dj. This prints letters of 18th century Indians who attended Moor's Charity School during the lifetime of Eleazar Wheelock.
Boston: Boston PUblic Library, 1966. One of 1000 copies. 8vo, pp. 47. Index. Paper over boards. A nice copy. Other contributors are David B. Little, and Sinclair H. Hitchings.