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1) 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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2) Horace Mann and the Public Schools in the United States
Compayre, Gabriel
 
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., 1907. First edition. Cloth binding, top edge gilt, gilt titles. 134 pp. Ex-library, no pocket. Rear hinge starting, short tear along cloth at spine. Good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$65.00
3) A Letter to Henry Brougham, Esq. M.P. from A Master of Arts of Queen's College, Oxford, upon the Best Method of Restoring Decayed Grammar Schools
Master of Arts Queens College (Henry Lord Brougham)
 
London, 1818. London, 1818. First edition. 8vo. Newly bound in cloth 25 pp. Small library stamp inside on verso of title. A detailed letter which looks at the history of education and specific proposals for improvements, addressed to Henry Brougham, then member of Parliament. Fine in new cloth binding. Scarce.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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4) Modern Geography for High Schools with CONTEMPORARY TESTS and TEST SCHEDULE
Salisbury, Rollin D. et al
 
New York: Henry Holt, 1917. Reprint. 12mo. Cloth binding, 418 pp. plus 7 plates of maps in color. WITH CONTEMPORARY EPHEMERA, including printed tests in Latin, English, and Physical Geography all dated January, 1920, and a printed test schedule for the same period from Scott High School location not stated. Spine faded, chipping to front free endpaper. Very good.. Reprint. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$59.00
5) Report of the School Committee of Newbury, March, 1839
Newbury MA School Committee
 
Newbury, MA, U.S.A.: Newbury MA School Committee, 1839. First edition. 12mo. Sewn wrappers, 8 pp. Rare early school committee report from Newbury, Massachusetts. "It has been noticed in some of our schools, that the larger young men were unwilling to belong to a reading and spelling class, choosing to devote all their time to "cyphering" or other higher studies." The Committee goes on to discuss the importance of being able to read well. The schools also show a very low attendance rate. ... more information

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