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image of JAMES B. POND PRESENTS MIRIAM FINN SCOTT, CHILD DIAGNOSTICIAN, in Lectures & Addresses on Child Problems -- How to Meet and Overcome Them. (Brochure).

JAMES B. POND PRESENTS MIRIAM FINN SCOTT, CHILD DIAGNOSTICIAN, in Lectures & Addresses on Child Problems -- How to Meet and Overcome Them. (Brochure).

by Scott, Miriam Finn (1882-1944). Child diagnostician and specialist in parent education.

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Published
[1924].
Condition
Very good
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$95.00

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New York: The Pond Bureau, circa [1924]., [1924].. Very good. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, self-wraps. A four-page brochure printed on cream paper with a portrait of Miriam Finn Scott on the cover page. There is some light creasing to the top edges of the pages. Very good. <p>The brochure includes a biography… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO SEYMOUR HALPERN SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT OF OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE REMSEN DUBOIS BIRD.

TYPED LETTER TO SEYMOUR HALPERN SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT OF OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE REMSEN DUBOIS BIRD.

by Bird, Remsen DuBois. (1888-1971). President of Occidental College, Los Angeles 1921-1946.

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Published
1931.
Condition
Very good
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$125.00

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Los Angeles, CA: April 14th, 1931., 1931.. Very good. - 69 words typed on an 8-3/8 inch high by 5-3/8 inch wide sheet of "Occidental College / Office of the President" letterhead. Signed "Remsen D Bird". The bottom edge of the letterhead is lightly creased & there is a tiny piece out of the bottom left corner. Very… Read more
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image of STATUTES AND LAWS OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY, RELATIVE TO UNDERGRADUATES.

STATUTES AND LAWS OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY, RELATIVE TO UNDERGRADUATES.

by (Harvard University).

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Published
1832.
Condition
Good
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$450.00

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Cambridge: E.W. Metcalf and Company, Printers to the University, 1832., 1832.. Good. - Octavo, 7-7/8 inches high by 4-7/8 inches wide. Softcover, printed self-wraps titled on the cover page. Pages [1]-40 & [1]-7, the last seven pages being the "Orders and Regulations of the Faculty of Harvard University". The bottom front corner of the cover page is chipped… Read more
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image of AN ORATION PRONOUNCED BEFORE THE PHI BETA KAPPA SOCIETY OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY, JULY 17, 1851.

AN ORATION PRONOUNCED BEFORE THE PHI BETA KAPPA SOCIETY OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY, JULY 17, 1851.

by Sprague, William B., D.D.

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Published
1851.
Condition
Fair
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$15.00

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Albany, NY: Gray, Sprague & Co., 1851., 1851.. Fair. INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM B. SPRAGUE - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The backstrip is chipped & torn with pieces out. The wraps are darkened & chipped with tears to the front wrap & a strip out of the front edge & bottom corner of the rear… Read more
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image of AN ADDRESS DELIVERED AUGUST 16, 1843, BEFORE THE SOCIETY OF PHI BETA KAPPA IN YALE COLLEGE. Published by Request of the Society.

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New Haven, CT: printed by B. L. Hamlen, 1843., 1843.. Fair. INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM B. SPRAGUE - Octavo, softcover sewn into printed tan wraps with cream thread. The spine is chipped with pieces out & the front wrap is detached. The wraps are soiled & chipped around the edges & there is a small stain near the top… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED by ORDWAY TEAD as editor of Social_Economic Books at Harper_Brothers to the EDUCATION PIONEER HAROLD RUGG.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by ORDWAY TEAD as editor of Social & Economic Books at Harper & Brothers to the EDUCATION PIONEER HAROLD RUGG.

by Tead, Ordway (1891-1973). American organizational theorist, chair of the New York Board of Higher Education and editor with Harper & Brothers.

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Published
1947.
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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New York, December 24, 1947., 1947.. Very good. - Over 75 words typed on 9-1/2 inch high by 6-1/8 inch wide "Harper & Brothers Publishers" stationery with the publishing house's name and logo printed along the top. In his letter to the progressive educator Harold Rugg, Ordway Tead writes: "You will remember that you were kind enough to… Read more
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image of AN ADDRESS DELIVERED AT HANOVER, OCTOBER 29, 1828, AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE AUTHOR AS PRESIDENT OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE.

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Windsor, VT: Simeon Ide, printer, 1828., 1828.. Good. - Octavo, 7-7/8 inches high by 5-3/8 inches wide. Self-wraps, unbound and apparently removed from a larger collection of bound pamphlets as attested to by stab marks along the left edge. 28 pages. The signatures (i.e. groups of pages) are coming apart, though all are present. There is some foxing… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO J. B. POND ABOUT BELGIAN POET MAURICE MAETERLINCK'S FIRST AMERICAN TOUR SIGNED BY EDUCATOR AND PRESIDENT OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER.

TYPED LETTER TO J. B. POND ABOUT BELGIAN POET MAURICE MAETERLINCK'S FIRST AMERICAN TOUR SIGNED BY EDUCATOR AND PRESIDENT OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER.

by Butler, Nicholas Murray. (1862-1947). Educator and President of Columbia University.

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Published
1919.
Condition
Very good
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$65.00

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New York: December 2, 1919., 1919.. Very good. - Approximately 124 words typed on a cream-colored 10-3/8 inch high by 8 inch wide sheet of his personalized letterhead with his name & the Columbia University street address printed at top left. Signed "Nicholas Murray Butler". There is a light paper-clip mark to the top edge of the letter.… Read more
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image of MOEDER, VERTEL EENS WAT VAN ADOLF HITLER! /  uit het Duitsch vertaald door Steven Barends.

MOEDER, VERTEL EENS WAT VAN ADOLF HITLER! / uit het Duitsch vertaald door Steven Barends.

by {Winkler, Rolf). Haarer, Johanna.

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Published
1942.
Condition
Good
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$75.00

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Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Westland, 1942., 1942.. Good. - Octavo, gray boards scattered with silver sparkles & backed with blue cloth with a Nazi vignette on the front cover. The binding is foxed & stained & there is a stain to the tail of the spine. 302 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a frontispiece portrait of Adolf Hitler… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY HAROLD TAYLOR, PRESIDENT OF SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE. Together with a carbon copy of Rugg's reply.

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Bronxville, NY: February 10th, 1951., 1951.. Very good. - 61 words typed on a cream-colored 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of Sarah Lawrence College / Office of the President letterhead. Signed in blue ink "Harold Taylor". The top corners of the letterhead are lightly creased. At top right there are a paper-clip mark & pinholes… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED by Columbia University's Secretary FRANK D. FACKENTHAL, the de facto administrator of the Pulitzer Prize, replying on behalf of University President Butler to James B. Pond's invitation to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by Columbia University's Secretary FRANK D. FACKENTHAL, the de facto administrator of the Pulitzer Prize, replying on behalf of University President Butler to James B. Pond's invitation to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture.

by Fackenthal, Frank D. (1883-1968). American academic administrator who was long associated with Columbia University and, as secretary and provost of that institution, was the administrator of the Pulitzer Prize.

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Published
1919.
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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New York: December 12, 1919., 1919.. Very good. - Over 50 words typed on his 9-3/8 inch high by 8 inch wide "Columbia University / in the City of New York / Secretary of the University" stationery. Frank D. Fackenthal convey's Columbia University President Butler's reply to American impresario and lecture agent James B. Pond's invitation to… Read more
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image of CATALOGUE AND CIRCULAR OF THE WESTERN STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, AT FARMINGTON, ME 1867-8.

CATALOGUE AND CIRCULAR OF THE WESTERN STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, AT FARMINGTON, ME 1867-8.

by (Western State Normal School).

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Published
1868.
Condition
Fair
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$125.00

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Augusta, ME: Owen & Nash, Printers to the State, 1868., 1868.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in tan wrappers. The binding is dampstained & creased, including 2 vertical creases to each wrap. 16 pages. The pages are bumped & creased with dampstaining. Fair working copy. The first 10 pages of this pamphlet list the names and addresses of… Read more
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image of A COLLECTION of 29 ORIGINAL CYANOTYPE PHOTOGRAPHS of ST. STEPHEN'S COLLEGE later to become BARD COLLEGE together with 14 ORIGINAL PAMPHLETS, BROCHURES_OTHER ORIGINAL EPHEMERAL PUBLICATIONS, including 3 related to the ritual

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Annandale, NY: 1890 through 1896. [1890's], [1890's]. Good. - A collection of original photographs and original brochures and ephemeral publications relating to St. Stephen's College of Annandale, NY, which was founded by John & Margaret Bard and was later to become Bard College, of Annandale-on-the-Hudson. Included are 30 original photographs including 29 cyanotypes, 13 of which depict college… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY CHILDREN'S AUTHOR AND MONTESSORI EDUCATOR RITA KISSIN ASKING JAMES B. POND IF GERMAN LECTURE AGENTS HAVE NEW YORK REPRESENTATIVES.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY CHILDREN'S AUTHOR AND MONTESSORI EDUCATOR RITA KISSIN ASKING JAMES B. POND IF GERMAN LECTURE AGENTS HAVE NEW YORK REPRESENTATIVES.

by Kissin, Rita. (b. 1885). Author of children's books and operator of Montessori kindergartens.

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Published
1927.
Condition
Very good
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$75.00

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New York: April 11, 1927., 1927.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink & filling both sides of a 3-1/2 inch high by 6-1/4 inch wide gray card. Signed "Rita Kissin". A blue check mark to the right of Pond's address indicates he has answered the letter. Near fine. Kissin writes to James B. Pond of the… Read more
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New York: Fowlers and Wells, Phrenological Cabinet, 1849., 1849.. Fair. - Octavo, black cloth titled and decorated in gilt on the spine and decorated in blind on the covers. The covers are rubbed with wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. There is evidence of early worming with a few holes along the joints.… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY HARRY A. BROWN, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, NEEDHAM, MASS.

TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY HARRY A. BROWN, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, NEEDHAM, MASS.

by (Rugg, Harold). Brown, Harry A. Superintendent of Schools, Needham, Mass.

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Published
1946.
Condition
Good
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$50.00

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Needham, MA: September 7, 1946., 1946.. Good. - Lengthy 3-page letter typed on an 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of his personalized letterhead with his name & address printed in raised lettering in blind at top left and on 2 follow-up sheets. Signed "Harry A. Brown". There is a rusty paper-clip mark on each sheet… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY RUTGERS UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR HOUSTON PETERSON.

TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY RUTGERS UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR HOUSTON PETERSON.

by Peterson, Houston. (1897-1981). Professor at Rutgers University who specialized in the philosophy of literature.

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Published
1948.
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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New York: October 10, 1948., 1948.. Good. - 109 words typed on a sheet of 11-inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide paper. Signed "Houston Peterson". The lower right edge of the paper is creased. The top edge is slightly darkened & the top left corner is creased with 2 pinholes where the letter has been stapled. Folded 3… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY PRESIDENT OF YALE COLLEGE THEODORE D. WOOLSEY DISMISSING CHARLES HALLOCK OF "FOREST AND STREAM" FROM THE COLLEGE.

AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY PRESIDENT OF YALE COLLEGE THEODORE D. WOOLSEY DISMISSING CHARLES HALLOCK OF "FOREST AND STREAM" FROM THE COLLEGE.

by Woolsey, Theodore D. (1801-1889). President of Yale College 1846 to 1871.

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Published
1851.
Condition
Good
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$75.00

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Yale College: May 6, 1851.. 1851.. Good. - 20 words penned on the first side of a sheet of light gray paper which has been folded once to form 4 sides, each 10-1/2 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide. There is a raised seal in blind at top left. Signed "Theodore D. Woolsey, President". Folded 8 times for mailing. The… Read more
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Hanover, NH: [Dartmouth College], 1863.. 1863.. Good. - Octavo, unbound, removed at some time in the past from a larger bound volume of pamphlets. 16 pages sewn with tan cord. The title page & the last leaf are nearly detached & there is some staining & foxing to the last page. The top corners of the rear pages are… Read more
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Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 1921.. 1921.. Good. SIGNED BY ALBERT W. SMITH - Octavo, brown cloth with a printed label on the front cover. The binding is bumped. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. The spine is rubbed with some discoloration & a small chip out, possibly where a label has detached or been removed. Title &… Read more
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