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Original Photograph. "William H. Venable"

By: Venable, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1904

Seller ID: 11206

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Unmounted photograph (5 1/2 x 8 3/4 inch) signed and dated by the photographer ' J. Benjamin.' in pencil top right W.H. Venable (1836-1920) was a famous lecturer and educator from Ohio who wrote over twenty books. Image of him standing while reading a paper and looking forward. View more info

Original Photograph. "William H. Venable"

By: Venable, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1904

Seller ID: 11207

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Mounted photograph (6 3/4 x 8 1/2 inch) mounted on stiff black paper (9 1/4 x 12 1/2 inch). Photograph signed in the upper right corner 'J. Benjamin, 1904'. William Henry Venable (1836-1920) was a well known lecturer on education and wrote over twenty books. He was from Ohio and taught there. Image of Venable seated at a desk and looking forward. View more info

Image for Haydn's Dictionary of Dates Relating to All Ages and Nations: For Universal Reference. Authorized American Edition, with Supplement Relating Chiefly to American Topics, and a Copious Biographical Index. By G.P. Putnam.

Haydn's Dictionary of Dates Relating to All Ages and Nations: For Universal Reference. Authorized American Edition, with Supplement Relating Chiefly to American Topics, and a Copious Biographical Index. By G.P. Putnam.

By: Vincent, Benjamin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam & Son.: 1867

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 13266

Condition: Very Good


833 pages; folding chart; index; 3/4 leather binding with marbled boards. Wear to the edges of the boards, minor cracking (with some glue stregthening) along the lower spine joints. Putnam has added a 61 page 'American Supplement' in the front. Very good clean copy. View more info

Talks on Psychology Applied to Teaching; for Teachers and Normal Institutes

By: Welch, A. S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, E. L. Kellogg & and Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 4342

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


The Reading Circle Library, No. 6. 136 pages with numerous pages of publisher's advertising. From the Preface: "This little book on the elements of applied Psychology has been written for the sole purpose of helping the teacher in preparing for more effective work in the school-room". Chapters include: Mind-Growth and Its Helps; The Feelings; The Will and the Spontaneities; Memory and Conception; Imagination and Classification; Reading, Writing, Spelling; Composi... View more info

Mapping the American West

By: Wheat, Carl I.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Bibliographical Society of America: 1956

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14258

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Separated from the PAPERS of the Bibliographical Society of America, 50 (First Quarter 1956). Inscribed by the author inside the front cover "To William Maxwell Wood who discovered California (in a mode of saying) Yours Carl I. Wheat, June 18, '56". in blue ink. 16 pages; tan paper wrapper (6 1/8 x 9 1/8 inch). Evidence of a crease in the back cover. Carl Wheat was the leading expert on cartography for the American West and this is an early article which became h... View more info

Dedication of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Memorial 1804-1864 at Salem, Massachusetts

By: White, Alden Perley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salem, Mass, Newcomb & Gauss: 1926

Seller ID: 14219

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


35 pages (unopened); illustration; brown paper wrapper (6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inch). Contains Judge Alden White's introductory essay; Presentation of the Memorial by Harlan P. Kelsey; and acceptance of Memorial by the Mayor George J. Bates. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Elements of Pedagogy; A Manual for Teachers, Normal Schools, Normal Institutes, Teachers' Reading Circles, and all Persons Interested in School Education

By: White, Emerson E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.:

Seller ID: 2847

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated cloth. Small stains to front and back end papers. Red ink notation on front end paper. Offsetting to pages ii and iii. Contents include: Elements of Psychology (The Human Soul, The Sensibility, The Intellect, etc.); Principles of Teaching; Methods of Teaching (1886). (Instruction, Drill, Testing, Oral Teaching and Book Study, Written Examinations, etc.); Methods of Teaching Special Branches (Reading, Language, English Grammar, Geography, Arithmetic, etc.); Mo... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed

By: White, Emerson E.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1882

Seller ID: 8916

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dated October 28, 1882. 10 1/2 x 8 inch autograph letter, signed, with a Purdue University Letterhead across the top. Addressed to Edwin T. Freedley. In the letter White agrees to be in the biographical dictionary proposed by Freedley, though he declines to write the entry himself. Emerson White (1829-1902) was an influential educator and author in the Ohio and Indiana area during the latter part of the 19th century. View more info

The Socialized Recitation.

By: Whitney, William T.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, New York, The A.S. Barnes Company: 1915

Seller ID: 11275

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


x, 100 pages; illustrations, ad in the back; bound in green cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf "R. Watrous July 16, 1919". Manual for teaching methods using socialized recitation version where the student participates in the lesson with actual lessons as illustrations of method. Part of the reform movement to teach students to think, not just recite the facts. Very good clean copy. View more info

Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, England, 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14483

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


12 pages; drawings; paper wrapper (4 3/8 x 5 3/4 inch), some soiling to the cover, minor tears along the spine and missing chips to the back cover along the edges. Head-piece and tail-piece by Aubrey Beardsley. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish writer and poet who became a leading critic of English literature and society. 'Phrases and Philosophies', a collection by Wilde of aphorisms was first published in the CHAMELEON (December 1894) and later printed separately in ... View more info

Autograph Note Signed

By: Willard, George A.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Warwick, Rhode Island, 1849

Seller ID: 11780

Condition: Collectible-Fine


One page letter (7 3/4 x 10 inch), of a two part document. A. H. Bardwell of Oxford writes Pastor George A. Willard, recommending a 'Mr White (Dr. Jacob Butler White, 1824-1869)' for a teaching position. At the bottom of the letter, Pastor Willard (b.1810) adds a note that he has confidence in Mr. Bardwell's recommendation. Pastor Willard was active in Warwick area churches from the 1840s to the 1860s. Some tears on the page not effecting the text. View more info