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The Children and the Church and the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor as a Means of Bringing Them Together

By: Clark, F.E.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Congregational Sunday School and Publishing Society: 1882

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018726

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering Introduction by C.L. Goodell, pastor of the Pilgrim Church, St. Louis, Mo. Clark was paostor of the Williston Church, Portland, Me. Discussion of the role children play in the church, from pre-Christian times to what was then the present. 5 x 7 1/4 inches. 108 pages. View more info

A System for the Care and Training of Children

By: Clark, G. Hardy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Long Beach, Calif., Seaside Printing Co.: 1926

Edition: Seventh Edition Revised

Seller ID: 4216

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


44-page booklet. The author highlights his system of caring for children: Care of His Own Person and Needs; Care of the Home; Observance of Customs for the General Good; Discipline; Morals; Uses of Money; etc. The author also provides a set of questions for the parents to ask of themselves daily: Have you raised your voice or hand in anger toward your child"? Have you exposed your child to coarse and evil companions"? Etc. View more info

The Building of a Brain

By: Clarke, Edward H., M. D.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood & Company: 1874

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15004

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Personal inscription in pencil on flyleaf. Advertisement for 11th edition of author's previous work "Sex in Education; or, a Fair Chance for Girls" opposite title page. 153 pages. Slight tear in back flyleaf. The author was a prominent professor at Harvard Medical School, and his theories about the relationship of female physiology and education set forth in the aforementioned "Sex in Education" were... View more info

Goldwin Smith, D.C.L. : A Brief Account of His Life and Writings

By: Cooper, Jno. Jas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reading, England, 1912

Seller ID: 14222

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


14 pages; portrait; gray paper wrapper (5 1/2 x 8 3/4 inch). Includes a brief biography of Cooper (1823-1910) along with a bibliography of his publications. Very good clean copy. View more info

The First Lines of the Practice of Surgery Being an Elementary Work for Students and a Concise Book of Reference for Practitioners, in Two Parts: Part 1, General Surgical Subjects, Part II, Particular Surgical Subjects with Plates...

By: Cooper, Samuel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Timothy Bedlington: 1828

Seller ID: 018985

Condition: Good


"Third American Edition from the Third London Edition, Revised and Corrected, With Practical Notes and Observations by a Fellow of the Mass. Medical Society." Contemporary full leather binding with red title label. Some splitting at outer joints but strong and holding. Some staining to binding and text pages. All nine plates present. 447 pages of text, plus the nine unnumbered plates. Former owner's names on front end paper. 5 1/2 x 8 inches. View more info

An American at Oxford

By: Corbin, John

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13415

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


ix, 325 pages; illustrations; appendix; publisher's blue cloth binding. An account of attending Oxford University in England by John Corbin and the advantages of doing so. He compares Oxford to Harvard University and notes the influence of German Universities. Very good clean copy. View more info

A Census of British Newspapers and Periodicals, 1620-1800

By: Crane, R. S., And F. B. Kaye with the Assistance of M. E. Prior

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University of North Carolina Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14571

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


205 pages; blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. Contents: British Periodicals, 1620-1800, Accessible in American Libraries; British Periodicals, 1620-1800, not found in American Libraries; Chronological Index; Geographical Index of Periodicals published outside of London. Very good copy of this census. View more info

Signature on Card - Maximilian Schele De Vere

By: De Vere, Maximilian Schele

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1879

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019260

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Signature on beige card by Maximilian Schele De Vere in black ink. Card adhered to beige paper with Royal Irish Linen, Marcus Ward & Co. watermark. Datelined October 1879 at the University of Virginia. Card measures 3 1/8" x 4 3/4"; paper measures 7 1/4" x 10." Card reads: "M. Schele De Vere. University of Virginia. October 1879." Paper, card, and signature are very neat, clean, and undamaged. Maximilian Schele De Vere (1820-1898) was a pr... View more info

Orations and After-Dinner Speeches of .

By: Depew, Chauncey M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Cassell Publishing Company: 1890

Seller ID: 10862

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


viii, 537 pages; gilt top to the pages, bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering on the covers and spine, white floral band with gilt title wrapping around the covers and spine. Collection of fifty-two orations and after-dinner speeches by Depew, compiled and edited by Joseph B. Gilder, on various subjects, historical and topic. View more info

Arizona One Hundred : A Selective Centennial Bibliography of Publications About the University of Arizona, 1885-1985

By: Dickinson, Donald C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, The University of Arizona: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11591

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[40] pages; illustrations; indexes; light tan paper wrapper (6 x 9 inch) with title on the cover. bibliography of one hundred items, book, articles, and papers over a hundred year period. Includes a note from the author to Lawrence C. Powell dated 8-3-85 "LCP - 8/3 For your archive - Don. Just back from 2 weeks in California - I'll covme over and give you a Report.". Fine clean copy. View more info

Original Portrait Photograph

By: Dickinson, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lehighton, Pennsylvania, W.D. Rishel Photo Studio: 0

Seller ID: 8622

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cabinet card photograph, 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches on imprinted photographer's backing of 6 1/2 x 4 1/4., Circa 1890. Dickinson was a member of the school board in Broomall, Celaware County, Pennsylvania, where he also resided. The photo shows an elderly Dickinson facing camera and wearing a suit and tie. View more info

The Schoolmasters Assistant: Being A Compendium of Arithmetic, Both Practical and Theoretical In Five Parts.

By: Dilworth, Thomas

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Henry Kent: 1938

Seller ID: 017939

Condition: Fine


Original maroon board with black lettering on tan paper on front cover. 5 1/4 X 7 1/2 inches. 37 pages with 1 page of a list of books printed by H. Kent. This copy contains information on arithmetic in whole numbers, vulgar fractions, decimals, a collection of questions and answers and an appendix of duodecimals. Light spotting on the inside back cover along hinge. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Primary Handwork.

By: Dobbs, Ella Victoria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10567

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xii, 124 pages [6 pages ads]; illustrations; green cloth with gilt title on the spine. Centered on the construction of models (houses, stores, animals, landscape) for the elementary level class room using Dewey's method's of teaching. Very good clean copy. Former owner's name on front flyleaf "Dorothea Gibson". View more info

The Mistakes We Make : A Practical Manual of Corrections in History, Language, and Fact, for Readers and Writers

By: Dole, Nathan Haskell [editor]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1898

Seller ID: 11228

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


ii, 297 pages; table; index; bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine (4 x 6 inch). Filled with information that most people get wrong. Mistakes about wrong names, places, plants, animals, birds and insects. Words, phrases, and things that are misunderstood, mistakes in religion, history, famous authors. Misquotations, mistaken derivations, mistakes in speaking and writing, terms misapplied. Very good clean copy. View more info

Pioneer Education and Life

By: Drake, Daniel

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Privately Printed For Friends of the Torch Press. 1939. Cedar Rapids, Iowa.: 1939

Seller ID: 1581

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed boards. 400 copies printed. Book plates on front end papers are from George Steele Seymour and Kenneth M. Smith. Untrimmed pages. Frontispiece. The author expresses his thoughts on education in the pioneer days and recalls specific even ts with teachers and students alike. 55 pages. View more info

The Point of Contact in Teaching

By: Du Bois, Patterson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John D. Wattles & Co. 1897. Philadelphia.: 1897

Seller ID: 2854

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Gilt decoration on front cover. Page tops are gilt. The Preface notes: "This little manual is an expansion of a small monograph issued over two years ago under the title 'Beginning at the Point of Contact'. Being written originally in the int erest of better educational standards in the Sunday-school it won its way into request by Sunday-school primary workers. But certain secular normal-school teachers, discovering its general educational utility, quickly app... View more info

History of the Presbyterian Sunday-School at Grand Haven, Mich., From 1835 Until 1876

By: Eastman, Mrs. M. L. F., Miss E. O. Griffin, and Mrs. Kate C. Fletcher.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Jansen, McClurg & Co.: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14582

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


64 pages; illustrations; brown cloth binding (beveled) with gilt lettering, light wear to the corners. History of the local Sunday School classes with teachers and students listed. Very good copy. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed. "Danielsonville, Connecticut, 1847."

By: Ethridge, A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Danielsonville, Connecticut, 1847

Seller ID: 11752

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Two page autograph letter signed (7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inch) and dated April 13, 1847. A. Ethridge is working in the "school system" in the Danielsonville area and writes his friend Jacob Butler White (1824-1869) that he is not able to secure a position for White and refers to the "Academy which has been recently started in this place." He goes on to write "the people here work very slyly about their school affairs and if they have any new plan say nothing a... View more info

An Address to the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Bowdoin College, on the Present State of Polite Learning in England and America, Delivered at Brusnswick, Me., September 3, 1834.

By: Everett, Alexander H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass., Charles Bowen: 1834

Seller ID: 8807

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Disbound pamphlet with some foxing throughout. No markings and still tight. 55 pages. View more info

Original Carte De Visite Portrait Photograph

By: Everett, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E. Anthony:

Seller ID: 14935

Condition: Collectible-Fine


2 x 3 3/8 inches on photographer's backing. Edward Everett (b. 1794, d. 1865) was an American politician (Congressman and Governor, Massachusetts) and educator (professor and president, Harvard) and noted orator. This photo, circa 1861, shows Everett standing, wearing suit and vest, facing to his left and with his hand on a book. From the back of the card: "Published by E. Anthony 501 Broadway, New York from Photographic Negative from Brady's National Portrait Galler... View more info