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1) Arithmetic, Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive Methods of the French with the Practical Methods of the English System
Davies, Charles L.L.D
New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1848. Hard cover binding, leather spine, 360 pp. A fascinating manual for teachers of mathematics - could be used for gifted students, home-schooled students, with some really "new" twists on teaching mathematics and history combined. Not only are many of the manual techniques "forgotten" - what are we ever going to do without calculators! - but the problems themselves will lead to fascinating inquiries. For example, "The tune of Yankee Doodle was ... more information

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2) Ask Me Another! The Question Book
Spafford, Justin; Esty, Lucien
New York: Viking, 1927. New York: Viking, 1927. 9th printing. 12mo. Hardcover binding, 192 pp. Extensive questionnaires on important topics. Light soiling to boards. Rub to corner of one page. Clean internal copy, without ownership markings. Very good condition.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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3) Bases for Effective Learning
National Education Association NEA
Washington, DC: National Education Association, 1952. Thirty-first Yearbook. Bulletin of the Department of Elementary School Principals. Volume XXXII, No. 1, September 1952. 8vo. Soft cover. 390 p. Illustrated. Index. These yearbooks presented ideas to enhance effective learning and teaching in elementary school. This edition examines the role of the principal, working cooperatively with parents and teachers, school-community relations, the well-adjusted classroom teacher, the well-adjusted child, ... more information

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4) Conference of American Teachers of International Law Held at Washington, D.C., April 23-25, 1914, Upon the Invitation of the American Society of International Law at Its Eighth Annual Meeting
Washington, DC: Byron S. Adams, 1914. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Cloth. 83 p. Proceedings of the conference, including an introduction and opening remarks by Elihu Root, an American lawyer and statesman and the 1912 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He served in the United Sates Senate, as well as U. S. Secretary of War and U. S. Secretary of State. Moderate shelfwear. Very good.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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5) Crests from the Ocean-World; or Experiences in a Voyage to Europe Principally in France, Belgium, and England in 1847 and 1848; Comprising Sketches in Miniature Worlds, Paris, Brussels, and London
Tripp, Alonzo
Boston: Tappan and Whittemore, 1853. 8vo. Cloth. 408 p. Frontispiece engraving of the London Bridge. By "A Traveller and Teacher" -- written by Alonzo Tripp, a mariner and educator originally from Yarmouth, Massachusetts, who traveled widely to promote education. This book notes scenery, national character, incidents along the way, costume, social life, public monuments, churches, palaces, gardens, galleries, museums, libraries, French Life on shipboard, the revolution in Paris, and a profess ... more information

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6) Diets and Riots : An Interpretation of the History of Harvard University
Bevis, A. M
Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1936. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 127 p. A gastronomical history of Harvard University -- the story of 200 years of hunger for food and knowledge. Moderate shelfwear. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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7) Education and Ecstasy
Leonard, George B
New York: Delacorte Press, 1968. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Cloth. 239 p. A landmark book that celebrates the unity of learning and living -- with practical suggestions on how our schools can make this vision a reality. A powerful book. Owner's name, stamp. Shelfwear. Dustjacket chipped. Very good in good dustjacket in mylar cover. RARE.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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8) Essays in Memory of Barrett Wendell, By His Assistants
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Cloth. 320 p. Barrett was an American academic and author of a well-received series of textbooks. He was an instructor and professor at Harvard University from 1880 through 1917and also served as a trustee of the Boston Athenaeum, a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His colleagues here pay tribute to Wendell the teacher and man. Minor shelfwear and slight fa ... more information

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9) The Garden of the Sphinx: 150 Challenging and Instructive Puzzles
Berloquin, Pierre
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1996. Translated form the French by Charles Scribner Jr, this book has many imaginative puzzles suitable for middle and high school students. 185 pp. Fine condition,. Reprint. Pictorial Cover. Fine/No Jacket As Issued. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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10) Gesamtschule: Modell Oder Reformruine
Ertel, Manfred;Kilz, Hans Werner;Mettke, Jorg R
Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1980. Reprint. 8vo. Trade paperback, 304 pp. Appears unread. IN GERMAN. Fine.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Fine. 8vo.

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11) Grammar School Geography
Frye, Alexis Everett
Boston: Ginn & Company, 1902. New England Edition. Folio. Cloth. Various pagings. A beautifully illustrated book of world geography, with black and white engravings and color and black and white maps accompanying informative text. Decorative boards with green lettering. Moderate edgewear. Very good.. New England Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio.

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12) Handwork and Social History
Stevinson, E
London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1916. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 112 p. Illustrated. The author writes in the preface "in this little handbook for teachers I have endeavored to picture certain scenes from early and Medieval history and to show how these may be reproduced by children." She stresses the importance of allowing children time away from writing and deskwork for creating scenes of history and thus expanding their learning. Minor shelfwear. Near fine. RARE.. First Edition. ... more information

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13) Harvard College Class of 1912: Forty-fifth Anniversary Report: June 1957 -- Ninth Report
Cambridge, MA: Crimson Printing Company, 1957. 8vo. Cloth. 160 p. Biographical information on the members of the Harvard College class of 1912, forty-five years after graduation, with an appended necrology of deceased class members. Fading gilt lettering on spine and gilt clock face on cover with hands pointing to 12:45. Near fine.. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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14) The Harvard Business School
Smith, Shea, Editor
Boston: Harvard University, 1941. 8vo. Buckram. 295 p. Black and white photographs. The yearbook of the Harvard Business School's Class of 1941. Owner's inscription. Minor shelfwear. Cover lettering faded. Near fine.. Buckram. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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15) The Harvard A. A. News : Harvard-Yale Game Number, November 20, 1937
Harvard Athletic Association
Andover, MA: Harvard Athletic Association / Andover Press, 1937. 4to. Soft cover. 84 p. The Harvard-Yale Game issue for November 20, 1937, with articles, cartoons, illustrations, team photos, team bios, songs and cheers, historical statistics, and more. Dozens of advertisements, many with a football or sport-related theme. Several pages loose at center. Water damage. RARE. Good.. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Folio.

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16) Helping Children Read
Brogan, Peggy and Lorene K. Fox
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1961. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Cloth. 330 p. Index. The authors present important insights and practical information about the dynamics of the learning process, as well as ongoing research in individualized reading and related fields. Owner's label and name. Fine.. Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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17) The History of the High School of Edinburgh
Steven, William, D.D
Edinburgh: Maclachlan & Stewart, 1849. First edition. 12mo. Decorative silk binding, arms of the school in gilt to front board, in blind to rear. Gilt titles. With its roots in the 12th century, the school can trace its history in Edinburgh to the 16th century and nurtured many famous men who went on to careers of merit, including Henry, Lord Brougham (Lord Chancellor of England), Sir Walter Scott, James Pillans, Viscount Melville, Sir Charles Bell, James Boswell, Thomas Erskine (Lord Chancellor of Engl ... more information

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18) Horses: A Little Golden Book #459
Perrin, Blanche Chenery
New York: Golden Press, 1962. New York: Golden Press, 1962. First edition, first printing. "A" on rear gutter. 25 cents original price on boards overprinted with a gold star and a new price of 29 cents printed below. Gold foil on spine. In very good condition, with child's name in pencil on inside integral bookplate. Clean and solid copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Greene, Hamilton. Squared-off 8vo.

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19) How Schools Change: Lessons from Three Communitites
Wagner, Tony
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Beacon Press, 1994. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 291 pp. Book appears unread, a few dog-eared pages from storage. Very good in like new dust jacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo.

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20) I. C. S. Reference Library. Arithmetic; Formulas; Geometry and Trigonometry; Mine Surveying and Mapping; Geometrical Drawing
Scranton: International Textbook Company, 1905. Scranton: International Textbook, 1905. Reprint. 8vo. Half-leather binding, 6 compartments, leather spine and corners, gilt titles. All edges stained brown. Decorative endpapers. About 600 pp. A highly-structured series of lessons, with many practical examples. Designed as a correspondence course for engineers, this book would also serve well to those engaged in home schooling. Information and practical problems - the mining examples could be a lot of fun. Tit ... more information

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