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A Bonfire. Being A Burnt-Offering of A Teacher's Love Letters

By: Featherstone, Sara. W.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, The Grafton Publishing Company: 1910

Seller ID: 017558

Condition: Fine


Original tan wrapper with dark brown lettering and an illustration of a man sitting on a chair on the front cover. 4 3/4 X 7 inches. 31 pages. This copy contains 29 letters from students and parents to Mrs. Featherstone. Several spots on the back cover that are apparent on the last page. Text is not affected. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

The Universal Spelling-Book; or a New and Easy Guide to the English Language

By: Fenning, Daniel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Derby, England, Printed and Sold By W. Marriott:

Seller ID: 14032

Condition: Collectible-Good


66th edition, not located in online database Worldcat for this edition. [6], 154, [4] pages; frontispiece; full leather binding (wear to the spine, corners) 4 x 6 1/2 inch. Missing piece (1 x 3/4 inch) upper right corner to the frontis; several gatherings coming loose in the front and back. Inscribed by the former owner inside the front cover "John Newson. The gift of the Rev. Mr. Whaley, Sept 20, 1822. This was the first printing of the revised edition. Daniel Fenni... View more info

The Art of Securing Attention in a Sunday School Class

By: Fitch, Joshua G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Eaton and Mains: 0

Seller ID: 019768

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green stiff wrapper backed with a thin strip of black cloth. No date, circa 1910s. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2." Forty-four pages, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact overall. Only very minimal foxing and stains on some of the pages and covers. Joshua G. Fitch (1824-1903) was an educationist. In this book, he gives information and advice for teachers on how to secure the attention of their students in a classroom. While Fitch spec... View more info

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The Comic Elements in the Fiction of William Dean Howells : a Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

By: Fortenberry, George E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: University of Arkansas: 1965

Seller ID: 016004

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine, minor rubbing on edges and corners, some spotting on cover. Dimensions 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 205 pages with list of sources. Approval signatures of Major Professor Blair Rouse and the thesis committee. William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an influential American realist novelist and literary critic. He was at one time the editor of "Atlantic Monthly" and encouraged many other American authors with his reviews. This di... View more info

The Problem of Anxiety

By: Freud, Sigmund

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Psychoanalytic Quarterly Press: 1936

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 14487

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


1st English translation. 127 pages; addenda, index; black cloth binding, dust jacket, light wear along the edges. The authorized translation into English of "Hemmng, Symptom und Angst" by Sigmund Freud. Very good clean copy of this important work. View more info

Signature on Card - John B. Gough

By: Gough, John B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019382

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Signature on beige paper in black by John B. Gough. No date, circa 1880. 4 1/2" x 7 3/4." Paper reads: "Most truly yours, John B. Gough." Paper and signature are very clean and intact. John B. Gough (1817-1886) was an English American temperance lecturer and author. He was said to have natural eloquence and addressed thousands of audiences in his lifetime. View more info

Kate Greenaway's Alphabet.

By: Greenaway, Kate

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, England, George Routedge & Sons:

Seller ID: 10032

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa.1885. [14] pages; respined with original covers (2 1/4 x 2 3/4 inch) of title and illustration in color. Color illustration around each letter and of a small child. Clean copy inside and out. View more info

Green's Introduction: An Introduction to the Study of English Grammar

By: Greene, Samuel S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, H. Copperthwait & Co.: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8644

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original leather backed illustrated boards. Signatures of Nathan Newton, Lime Road, Smithfield, Rhode Island, dated 1858 on front end paper and pastedown. 192 pages. View more info

Labrador Looks at the Orient : Notes of Travel in the Near and the Far East

By: Grenfell, Sir Wilfred Thomason

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1928

Seller ID: 14576

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


An early printing in dust jacket. xiv, 297 pages; illustrations; red cloth binding with dust jacket under mylar (chipping along the edges). Former owner's bookplate inside the front cover 'Barbara C. Winans'. 'A twelve month journey around the world - the book is a log of that journey through Egypt, Palestine, Iraq, India, China, and Japan. Photographs were taken during the travels. Sir Wilfred Grenfell (1865-1940) was an English missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador e... View more info

Festive Songs for Little Singers with Actions. Rote Songs for School Singing, Motion Songs for Public Entertainments.

By: Guptill, Elizabeth F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lebanon, Ohio, March Brothers, Publishers: 1905

Seller ID: 10090

Condition: Collectible-Fine


35 pages; music scores; paper wrapper with title on the front cover and ads on the back (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inch). Collection of songs for school instruction and entertainment. Clean copy. View more info

Cabinet Card Portrait Photograph : E. W. Gurney

By: Gurney, E. W.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, William Notman:

Seller ID: 13238

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa1870. Cabinet card portrait (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inch) of Ephraim W. Gurney who was a Professor at Harvard and was the first Dean of the Faculty under the reforms of its new college President Eliot during 1870-76. Image of Gurney facing left, upper body view, within a oval image. Very good clean copy. View more info

How to Make Handmade Lantern Slides.

By: Hamilton, G.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, Penna., Keystone View Company: 1948

Seller ID: 11325

Condition: Collectible-Fine


25 pages; illustrations; gray paper wrapper with title on the cover. Evidence of a fold on the back cover. Instructional manual on how to make lantern slides using Keystone crayons and ink to aid in the student education. Fine clean copy. View more info

The Development of Japanese Journalism. Illustrated.

By: Hanazono, Kanesada

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, The Osaka Mainichi: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13468

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xvi, 110 pages; facsimiles; index; publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. History of the journalism practiced in Japan before 1920. Very good clean copy. View more info

Special Acts Relative to Education; Extracts from the Compulsory Education Law; Penalties for Violation of the Law ....

By: Hanlon, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, Typographical Union (Richmond): 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019201

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue wrapper. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2." Twenty-two pages, complete. Pamphlet pages and covers are neat and clean overall. Slight foxing on a front cover and a few pages and minimal wear on back cover. "Vine Hill Dist." is written in pencil on the front cover. On the back cover are a list of ten names (first names only) written in pencil. The first four names are listed numerically. The rest have numbers next to them ranging from 80-100... View more info

Autograph Manuscript. "History of Fortnightly Club of Warwick" Among Others.

By: Hasbrouck, Hylah

Price: $175.00

Seller ID: 9657

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


A collection of nine manuscripts by Hylah Hasbrouck (1882-1979) dealing with various subjects which were presented to 'The Fortnightly Club' based in Warwick, New York which was based along the lines of a Choutougua Club model. The club was formed around some forty local citizens who meet to give and hear educational presentations, discuss issues and socialize. Ms Hasbrouck was a long time member of the club and over the years gave presentations and wrote articles on War... View more info

Beans of New York : Being Vol. 1 - Part II of Vegetables of New York

By: Hedrick, U. P., W. T. Tapley, G. P. Van Eseltine, W. D. Enzie.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Albany, New York, J. B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14518

Condition: Collectible-Fine


'Report of the New York State Agricultural experiment station for the year ending June 30, 1931.' iii, 110 pages; color plates; bibliography, index; stiff gray paper wrapper. An account of the history and culture of beans since introduced after the discovery of the Americas in 1492. Centered on New York and the United States early production. Fine clean copy of the volume. View more info

The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life

By: Herrnstein, Richard J.; Murray, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Free Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020075

Condition: As New


Original publisher's black boards backed with white cloth and multicolored dust wrapper. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2." 845 pages, complete. Many black and white diagrams and charts, complete. Appendices and index in the back. Gilt lettering on spine of book. Gilt lettering on front panel and spine of dust wrapper. Pages and covers of book and dust wrapper are pristine and intact. Book and dust wrapper have no remainder marks. Dust wrapper not price-clipped. Both boo... View more info

The Life of Naomi Norsworthy

By: Higgins, Frances Caldwell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1918. Boston.: 1918

Seller ID: 2849

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth. Frontispiece. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. Contents include: The Early Years; The Years at Teachers College; The Closing Years; Characteristics; Some Attitudes and Beliefs; Favorite Poems; Memorial Service; etc. From the F oreword: "She never taught to entertain; she made no pretense of calling hard things easy or crooked things straight". View more info

Letters to the Joneses.

By: Holland, Josiah Gilbert (Timothy Titcomb)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12556

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


347 pages; 3/4 leather binding with marbled boards. Former owner's bookplate - "Private Library of H. Scofield #18025". and an inscription "Stephen S. Shapps from his brother Will, Christmas 1875". Josiah gilbert Holland (1819-1881) was an American writer, novelist and poet. He wrote under the pseudonym 'Timothy Titcomb'. and was one of the founder's of Scribner's Monthly which became the Century Magazine. During the second half of the 19th century he sol... View more info

Border Lines of Knowledge in Some Provinces of Medical Science. An Introductory Lecture, Delivered Before the Medical Class of Harvard Univerity, November 6th, 1861.

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Tickner and Fields: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13336

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Frist Edition, binding 1. 80 pages; brown cloth binding with gilt lettering. Missing chips from the top of the spine. On the spine is also the number series 1529. Endpapers glued. Holmes medical lecture for the introduction to the medical course at Harvard Univesity. Very good clean copy. View more info