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The Service Book of Anglican Chants & Gregorian Tones, Adapted to the Canticles and Offices of the Book of Common Prayer

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, F.J. Huntington and Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 14583

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


142 pages; music scores; index; inexpensive brown cloth binding, gilt lettering on the cover, some wear along the spine. An Anglican Service Book used for church services during the later half of the 19th Century in the United States. Very good copy. View more info

Circular of Information of the California State Library School : 1919-1920

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, California, California State Printing Office: 1918

Seller ID: 015736

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Stapled, paper covered booklet. Minor chipping at spine, folding at corners. 23 pages, with illustrations of the Future Home of the California State Library on frontispiece. The California State Library School was established by the California State Library in 1913 for the purpose of meeting the demand for trained librarians in California. This pamphlet contains the calendar, instructors and courses for the seventh school year, 1919-1920. This was to be the last school y... View more info

1926 Football Schedule of Olympia High School and Photograph

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1926

Seller ID: 015788

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


2 1/4 x 3 1/2 inch card with rounded corners, some evidence of folding, with the 1926 Football Schedule for Olympia High School in Olympia, Washington. Also included is a 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 black and white photograph of two football teams playing on a field mounted on black paper. On both the card and the mounting is written the score, "Olympia 19, Auburn 14". Presumably this is Auburn High School in Auburn, Washington, approximately 40 miles from Olympia. View more info

Former Head of Institute Tells of State History

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento, California, Pacific Lecture Bureau: 1923

Seller ID: 016520

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


6 x 10 1/2 tan paper, printing on both sides. Fold lines, minor chipping not affecting text. Promotional literature for lecturer Dr. James A. B. Scherer (1870-1944) was a Lutheran minister and President of Throop Polytechnic Institute from 1908-1921. He was one of the driving forces behind the Institutes transition to become the California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech). Upon retirement, he moved to Sacramento and began giving lectures. This item is promotional liter... View more info

Pottery and Modelling: A Training in Handicraft and Art for Infants and Juniors.

By: Anthoniess, S.W.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, England, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10566

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


96, [16] pages; illustrations; ads in back for Pitman publications; orange cloth with title in black on spine and cover. Sticker for A. Carlisle & Co., San Francisco on inside cover. Very clean solid copy. gives a comprehensive view of the possibilities of clay-work in the junior elementary school. View more info

Literary and Historical Manuscripts in the Clark Memorail Library

By: Archer, H. Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1951

Seller ID: 016584

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound, paper wrapper with minor chipping and discoloration, otherwise excellent condition. 7 pages, reprinted from the January, 1951, issue of the Autograph Collectors' Journal. Description and list of manuscripts at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library at the University of California, Los Angeles. View more info

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Going Around in Academic Circles: A Low View of Higher Education.with Illustrations By Leo Hershfield

By: Armour, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Toronto, London, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8321

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Dust wrapper somewhat sunned at spine. Southern California native Armour got his PhD from Harvard and taught at a number of universities before his long career at Scripps College in Claremont. These humorous essays provide a serious look at what he regarded as shortcomings in American higher education. 144 pages. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - G. W. Atherton

By: Atherton, G.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J., 1873

Seller ID: 10247

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Three page letter (5 x 8 inch) on Rutgers College stationary dated July 9, 1873, and signed by G.W. Atherton. Addressed to Mr. Parsons by Atherton on the behalf of Rutgers urging him to accept a Professorship of Mathematics at the college. He goes into the decision that lead to a unanimous decision and explains the various advantages to agreeing to the offer and requests a quick response from Parsons. View more info

First Battles and How to Fight Them. Some Friendly Chats with Young Men.

By: Atkins, Frederick A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12393

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


119 pages; light green cloth binding with silver color lettering on the spine and cover with floral pattern in dark green (4 5/8 x 7 inch). Chapters on - Money and Morals; What is a Gentleman?; How to be Insignificant; The Philosophy of Pleasure; Christ and Commerce; About Holidays; Shams; and The Lost Christ. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Cabinet Card Portrait Photograph

By: Ayres, Jeremiah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, F.D. Storm: 1890

Seller ID: 11668

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original Cabinet Card Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inch) of Jeremiah Ayers (1831-1922) who was born in New Hampshire and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1858. He married Anna Rae (1841-1923). For a while he was Professor of Latin and Greek at Western University of Pennsylvania (University of Pittsburg). He also established the Ayers Latin School in Pittsburg. Later moving to Colorado in the 1870s, he took up realestate development and ranching and also served as a Trust... View more info

An Examination of the "Remarks" on Considerations Suggested By the Establishment of a Second College in Connecticut.

By: Baldwin, Roger Sherman

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., Peter B. Gleason & Co.: 1825

Seller ID: 8821

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Disbound clean copy of reply to "Remarks .". Signed at top of front page "Lewis M. Horton's 13th". Otherwise no other markings. 26 pages. View more info

An Introduction to the Phonetic Alphabet : Analysis of the Spoken Word

By: Barrows, Sarah T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Expression Company - Publishers: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14243

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xvi, 57 pages; red cloth binding with dust jacket (chipped and worn edges, some soiling). "The purpose of this book is to aid the beginner to a quick and painless mastery of the phonetic alphabet." - dust jacket cover. Very good condition. View more info

1919-1920 University of Michigan Official Students' Directory

By: Baxter, C. Stewart (Managing Editor) and Alan F. King (Business Manager)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, The Board in Control of Student Publications, University of Michigan: 1920

Seller ID: 7704

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(title continued): " A Calendar of the University Year, Michigan Union Information, A Faculty Directory, A Directory of the Board of Regents and the Deans of all Colleges, A List of Phones by Street, An Alphabetical List of Students for the University of Michigan, for the University School of Music, for the University School of Nurses, and for the Michigan State Normal College, giving their Name, Department, Class, Street Address, Home City and Telephone Number, the ... View more info

Peregrinusings: A Queer Title for Some Moronic Essays

By: Benedict, Harry Yandell

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Ex-Students' Association of the University of Texas: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020444

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. One of 1000 copies printed. This copy not signed or numbered. Original publisher's gray boards backed with white cloth. Gilt decoration and lettering on corner of front cover and spine. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2." (i)-(xxix) 1-234 pages, complete. Black and white plates, illustrations, and decorated letters, complete. Index in back. Former ownership stamp in black ink on front free endpaper: "From the library of Truett B. Marshall." Pages ... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - H. W. Blair

By: Blair, H. W.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1890

Seller ID: 3794

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


H. W. Blair (1834 -- 1920). One page autograph letter signed. Ruled letterhead stationery from United States Senate, Washington, D. C., January 1, 1890. Blair was a Senator from New Hampshire (1879--91). This letter is about the rough treatment his public education bill is getting in the press. View more info

The Geography of Illinois

By: Blanchard, W. O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York?, Macmillan: 0

Seller ID: 019623

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. No date, circa 1923. 8" x 10." Sixty-four pages, complete. Map of Illinois in color in the front. Many black and white illustrations, diagrams, and reprinted photographs. Covers are clean and intact. Pages are clean and intact except for a few pages in the front; of these pages, the tearing is mostly in the margins and only affects a few words of text on Pages 3-5. This is an instructional booklet that provides informati... View more info

An Address, Delivered in the Chapel of Amherst College, August 24, 1834. Before the Society of Inquiry. And Published at Their Request.

By: Boies, Artemas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Amherst, Mass., J.S. And C. Adams, Printers.: 1834

Seller ID: 8879

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Disbound pamphlet of 14 pages. Sermon given by the Pastor of the First Church, in South Hadley, which was delivered in the chapel of Amherst College. Internally clean with very slight chipping along the spine. View more info

The History of the Pianoforte : with an Account of Ancient Music and Musical Instruments

By: Brinsmead, Edgar

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, England, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14720

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


80, [16] pages; illustrations, ads in back; blue cloth with design on the cover in gilt, gilt edging to pages (5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inch). Former owner's bookplate 'Trout - Fear Shame Love Loyalty'. History of the pianoforte from ancient times to what was then the present (1870). Very good clean copy. View more info

The Delights of Learning. Address Delivered on the Occasion of the University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation April 6, 1960.

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburg, Pa, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13178

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


12 pages; blue paper wrapper (6 x 9 inch) with some soiling to the cover. Reprinting of a speech given by Pearl S. Buck on learning and education. Very good clean copy. View more info

The District School as it Was.selections Edited By Joseph Arnold Foster, Scripps College

By: Burton, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Claremont, (Privately printed): 1949

Seller ID: 8297

Condition: Collectible-As New


Original blue wrappers printed in black. Burton's writing was originally published in 1833 under the title "The District School as It Was by One Who Went to It." Two page introductory note by Foster original to this edition. Foster, who also printed this booklet, was director of fine printing at Scripps College. Published in a very small edition, but with not limitation noted. 28 pages. View more info