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Public Education in California : Its Origin and Development, with Personal Reminiscences of Half a Century

By: Swett, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York, American Book Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11356

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 320 pages; bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Inscribed by the author "To the John Swett Grammer School with the compliments of the author, John Swett." John Swett (1830-1913) was a noted school reformer and early founder of the public education system for the state. He was Superintendent of Education (1863-1867) and taught in the Bay Area. He received an honorary degree from the University of California at the same time as John Muir in 1913. The book has a 'John Swett Grammar School' in ink. Otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Storyology : Essays in Folk-Lore, Sea-Lore, and Plant-Lore

By: Taylor, Benjamin F.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, England, Elliot Stock: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14405

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


210 pages; index; wine red cloth binding, gilt lettering ( some fading to the cover, minor water drop spots on the cover). An account of various versions of stories and tales gathered by man. Very good clean copy. View more info

Making Cantaros at San Jose Tateposco, Jalisco, Mexico

By: Taylor, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Anthropologist: 1933

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14588

Condition: Collectible-Good


'Reprinted from AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST, Vol 35, No. 4 October-December, 1933. Pages 745-751; stapled (some discoloration). Signed by the author "To Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Skinner Cordially. Paul S. Taylor" on the cover in ink. The article is concerned with Jalisco Pottery making methods. Good copy of one of Taylor's early articles. View more info

Dancing in the Elementary Schools

By: The Committees on Dancing of the American Physical Education Association for the Years 1931 and1932

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017504

Condition: Very Good


Original orange wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 134 pages. Some of the topics discussed are, objectives for dancing in the elementary schools, methods of teaching dancing in the elementary schools, a survey of dance activities and their basic movements, the correlation of dancing with other activities, dancing for boys in the elementary school, rhythm, an analysis of accompaniment for the dance, dancing in the major course in physical education and dancing in the preparation of the classroom teacher. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Effemera

By: Thomajan, P.K.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: 1952

Seller ID: 10569

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


title plus 20 cards with sayings; in stiff paper folding case (6 x 4 inch). Thoughts and sayings relating to women. Slight tear on one of the folding flaps on folding case. Clean copy. View more info

A Course in Counterpoint.

By: Thompson, John Winter

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, White-Smith Music Publishing co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13555

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'Teacher's Library, No. 118'. 32 pages; music scores; publisher's board binding (evidence of water stain on the front and back cover not effecting the text); size is 6 x 9 1/4 inch. Inscribed by the author "To Albert Cotsworth, With affectionate regard - John Winter Thompson. Dec 14, 1935." Series of lessons on the proper use of counterpoint. Very good clean copy. View more info

A Selected and Annotated Bibliography on Professional Literature in Education : For Principals and Teachers of Secondary Schools

By: Touton, Frank C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (San Francisco), California High School Teachers' Association: 1924

Seller ID: 4208

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


105-page booklet. "This Bibliography on Professional Literature in Secondary Education is one of the studies undertaken by the Committee of Fifteen of the California High School Teachers' Association during the school year 1922-23." Contents include: Books for Principals and Supervisors; Books for Teachers of the Major Subjects; Magazines for Principals -- and Teachers; Supplementary Educational Monographs; Standardized Educational Tests; Finding lists of Books, Magazines, Tests, and Addresses of Publishers; etc. View more info

English as She is Taught By Mark Twain With a Biographical Sketch of Author By Matthew Irving Lans

By: Twain, Mark Pseud. Of Samuel Langhorn Clemens

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Mutual Book Company: 1900

Edition: First American (and 1st separate) Editio

Seller ID: 12654

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1900). Original printed wrappers, small crease back cover, otherwise a fine copy. Bibliography of American Literature number 3465. Second state, with corrected word on page 16. 28 pages, plus one page of advertising for other books by the publisher. View more info

Manual for Indian Schools: A Brief Discussion of Principles and Methods of Education with Reference to a Few Changes Found Desirable in the Present System of Indian Education

By: Valentine, Robert G.; Office of Indian Affairs

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 020451

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper with staple binding. 5 7/8" x 9 1/8." Fifteen pages, complete. Former ownership inscription of "JHD" written in pencil in upper-right corner of front cover. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Minimal age wear. A fine copy. View more info

Conyers Read, 1881-1959; Scholar, Teacher, Public Servant

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Printed by Mallette Dean). (1963). (Fairfax, California).: 1963

Seller ID: 2858

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. 245 copies printed by Mallette Dean. Frontispiece. Page edges are uncut. From page 3: "This book is a tribute to Conyers Read. The articles in it are from old friends and colleagues. The book itself, the format and printing, comes from a clos e friend who wishes to remain anonymous, who feels, and many will agree with him, that a beautifully printed book is a most fitting tribute to one who wrote, used and loved books all his life". Born in 1881, Conyers Read was a history instructor, ra n the family textile business from 1920-33, became a Professor of English History, was appoi... View more info

Thirty-Seventh Annual Report of the Mechanics' Institute : San Francisco, Cal. 1892

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Mechanics' Institute: 1892

Seller ID: 3969

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Two pamphlets - Pamphlet (1) above. Pamphlets contain list of officers; standing committees; Report of the President concerning classes and building; financial statement; Treasurer's Report; Report of the Librarian; lists of gifts presented including periodicals; etc. (2) Report from 1893. View more info

California School of Arts and Crafts, Twenty Eighth Annual Summer Session - June 25 to August 3, 1934

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oakland, California, California School of Arts and Crafts: 1934

Seller ID: 4071

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrations. 20-page booklet provides list of teachers with brief descriptions of their qualifications, courses of instruction include instrumental drawing, figure sketching, elementary water color, pictorial wood block printing, art education, hand loom weaving, art metal work, basketry, etc. Founded 1907. Incorporated 1922 under the Laws of the State of California as a non-profit Educational Corporation. View more info

California Parent-Teacher (Magazine)

By: Various

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California Congress of Parents and Teachers:

Seller ID: 4410

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1925-1968). "California Parent-Teacher" (Magazine), Vol. 1, No. 1 (February, 1925) to Vol. 45, No. 1 (September, 1968, last issue of magazine). 465 issues present, lacking Vol. 3, No. 7 (Sept. 1927); Vol. 3, Nos. 9 & 10 (Nov. and Dec. 1927); Vol. 4, No. 1 (March, 1928); Vol. 6, Nos. 3-4 (June and Aug. 1930); and Vol. 33, No. 2 (Oct. 1956). Seven total issues lacking. The "California Parent Teacher" Magazine was founded by the Congress of California Parents and Teachers in 1925 and featured issues and personalities of interest to elementary and secondary education in the State ... View more info

Agricultural Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1891, Being the Third after Leap Year, and Until the 4th of July, the 115th of American Independence

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Pa, John Baer's Sons: 1891

Seller ID: 14156

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[67th Volume]. [36] pages; calendars; illustrated paper wrapper (6 3/4 x 8 3/8 inch) chipped and frayed along the edges. A almanac centered in the Pennsylvania 'Dutch' country of Lancaster, Pa. Standard fare of agricultural information, calendars, and basic advice. Very good clean copy. View more info

Agricultural Almanac, for the Year of Our Lord 1887; Being the Third After Leap Year, and Until the 4th of July, the 111th of American Independence

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Pa, John Baer's Sons.: 1887

Seller ID: 14157

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[62d Volume]. [36] pages; calendars; illustrated paper wrapper (6 3/4 x 8 3/8 inch} chipped and frayed along the edges. An almanac centered in the Pennsylvania 'Dutch' country of Lancaster, Pa. Standard fare of agricultural information, calendars, and basic advice. Very good clean copy. View more info

Agricultural Almanac, for the Year of Our Lord 1894, Being the Second After Leap Year, and Until the 4th of July, the 118th of American Indepenedence

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Pa, John Baer's Sons: 1893

Seller ID: 14159

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[69th Volume]. [36] pages; calendars; illustrated paper wrapper ( 6 3/4 x 8 3/8 inch) with minor missing chips along the edges. An almanac centered in the Pennsylvania 'Dutch' country of Lancaster, Pa. Standard fare of agricultural information, calendars, and basic farm advice. Very good clean copy. View more info

Builders of the Name

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota: 1933

Seller ID: 015445

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Tan paper covered stapled booklet. Program for the dedication of an engraved plaque in the Cyrus Northrup Memorial Auditorium on April 21, 1932, honoring 5 exceptional administrators and teachers of the University. Contains the Order of Exercises for the ceremony, as well as the text of the addresses introducing the honorees. The honorees are Charles L. Sommers, B.L., '90; Thomas F. Wallace, B.A. '93, LL.B. '95; William H. Oppenheimer, LL.B. '04, LL.M. '05; Gratia A. Countryman, B.S. '89, M.A. '32, and Henry A. Erikson, B.E.E. '96, Ph.D. '08. View more info

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