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Light of The Feather: Pathways Through Contemporary Indian America
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Light of The Feather: Pathways Through Contemporary Indian America

By Fedullo Mick

New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1992. In 1979 Mick Fedullo was sent by a State arts agency to a village in the middle of the Arizona Desert as a writer in residence for a year but this time stretched into five years. He would be working on an Indian Reservation where all the students were Prima Indian children. Here began the author's lifework providing Indian education. Light of The Feather chronicles Mick Fedullo's unique journey beyond Indian stereotypes and into the heart of contemporary Native America. He meets and befriends Indian families, attends tribal celebrations, discovers the bounty of the wilds and surmounts initial culture shock. Wonderful moments and occasions are shared as well that represent true sharing across very different cultures. An interesting, informative read! Gift note, mild ghost of tape residue to ffep. Dust jacket price-clipped. Front jacket painting, "Friendship Feathers", a watercolor by William Big Day copyright 1991 Crow Indian Reservation Pryor, Montana. This book remains extremely clean and bright in its immaculate dust jacket.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Near Fine.

$20.00

Aussie English : An Explanation of the Australian Idiom
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Aussie English : An Explanation of the Australian Idiom

By O'Grady, John (Nino Culotta) Illustrated by WEP

Sydney, Australia: Ure Smith, 1973. John O'grady, whose racey mastery of Australian idiom has enlivened all his books has now compiled a phrase-book of slang expressions and their fine shades of meaning. The result is uniquely funny and uniquely Australian. Chapter heading cartoon illustrations by WEP.An index supplied. Name to half-title page. A clean, bright copy.. Fifteenth Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$22.50

The Encyclopedia of Hardware, plus a chapter on Miniature Hardware for Dollhouses
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The Encyclopedia of Hardware, plus a chapter on Miniature Hardware for Dollhouses

By Philbin, Tom

New York: Hawthorn Books Inc., 1978. The Encyclopedia of Hardware is a basic tool for both amateur and experienced do-it-yourselfers. It presents a comprehensive overview of the kinds of general hardware, electrical hardware and plumbing hardware that are available in most retail stores. You may solve a problem just knowing that a certain product exists. Tips on product use provided. Illustrations accompany text. A very interesting chapter: Miniature Hardware will be appreciated by miniaturists who make and furnish dollhouses, a hobby that has become popular. This chapter is well-illustrated along with buying tips. An appendix and index supplied. Sticker affixed to front panel of dust jacket. A clean, bright book in a price-intact dust jacket.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$34.50

Introduction To Education. The Appleton Series in Supervision and Traning
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Introduction To Education. The Appleton Series in Supervision and Traning

By Burton, William H

New York: D. Appleton - Century Company, 1934. William H. Burton Ph.D - Visiting Professor of Education at the University of Southern California - formerly Professor of Education at the University of Chicago. A full view of the American system of public education, its origins, development, organization, and control, giving much helpful information regarding the various activities and responsibilities of educational workers at all levels. This text is divided into eight parts covering - The Function and Aim of Education - The Method of Educational Thinking - The School System of the United States - The Materials of Instruction : The Curriculum - The Pupil Population - The Educational Process - and Education as a Profession. Appendices and Index provided. Illustrated by tables and figures. This book is one of "The Appleton Series in Supervision and Teaching" edited by A.S. Barr, Ph.D and William H. Burton, Ph.D. Name to fep. A sound, most serviceable copy.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$34.50

The Address of Howard Rocke Robertson at His Installation on April 2, 1963 as The Eleventh Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University Since Its Founding in 1821
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The Address of Howard Rocke Robertson at His Installation on April 2, 1963 as The Eleventh Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University Since Its Founding in 1821

By Robertson, Harold Rocke

Montreal: McGill University Press, 1964. Crest patterned heavy card covers. Harold Rocke Robertson - B.Sc., M.D., C.M., F.R.C.S. (Edin), F.R.C.S. (C), F.A.C.S., D.C.L.(Bishop's) . Color photo of Harold Rocke Robertson. The ceremony was conducted by the Chancellor of the University R.E.Powell. A List of Chancellors of the University with the years follow the address. A List of Principals of the University and respective years also provided. Toning to board extremities. A bright, clean book.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$22.50

Examining Controversies In Adult Education
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Examining Controversies In Adult Education

By Kreitlow, Burton W

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1983. General Editors : William S Griffith, University of British Colimbia - Howard Y. McClusky, University of Michigan. Foreword by the general editors. Preface by Burton W. Kreitlow (professor of continuing education and vocational education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison). Throughout the twelve chapters the authors provide a thoughtful examination of controversial issues, each one of which is a major concern of a sizable number of adult educators. Some examples: Philosophies At Issue by David L. Boggs. - What Should Be The Major Focus of Adult Education by Harold W. Stubblefield. - Should Continuing Professional Education Be Mandatory? by Kenneth J. Mattron. - Should Adult Education Be Competency Based? by Noreen M Clark, etc. References and index supplied. An exceptionally clean, bright book in a bright dust jacket.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$38.50

Reading French
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Reading French

By Lyons, J. C. and W.L. Wiley

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1943. Text book. Foreword present (by both authors). The text is divided into two parts. Part I giving four chapters - Chapter I - Personnages Historiques (1) Charlemagne (2) Louis XI (3) Richelieu (4) Louis XIV (5) Robespierre (6) Napoleon Bonaparte. Chapter II - Le Theatre d'autrefois, Chaprte III - Cyrano de Bergerac, Chapter IV -Les Annonces francaises. Part II - offers seven chapters continuing with Chapter V - Paul Morand: Un Prince orential a Cambridge University, Chapter VI - Blaise Cendrars: L'Egoutier de Londres, Chapter VII - Paul Morand: La Menace, Chapter VIII - Octave Feuiller: Charybde et Scylla, Chapter IX Saint-Exupery: Dans le desert, Chapter X - Pierre Mille: La Nef morte, Chapter XI - Paul Bourget: lettres de Londres. A section of Exercises and Vocabularies follow. The generous half-tone illustrations, photographs, etchings and old engravings add much to the text. The line drawings designed especially for this volume are the work of the artist John King. Endpapers make a two-page spread of "Carte De France". Name to ffep and prelim. Decorated front and rear boards. A clean bright book which promises to please. A lovely text in collectable condition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$35.00

Learning Problems In The Classroom: Prevention and Remediation
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Learning Problems In The Classroom: Prevention and Remediation

By Frostig, Marianne & Phyllis Maslow

New York: Grune & Stratton, 1973. Marianne Frostig PH.D., Professor of Education, Mount St Mary's College, Los Angeles, California. Phyllis Maslow, M.A., Research Consultant. An 'Authors note' provided reads:" Because these chapters contain practical suggestions for teaching, with particular reference to children with learning difficulties, it is hoped that this book will not only serve as a textbook but also as a practical handbook for use in the classroom. Tables,Figures and Index supplied. A square bright, clean text.. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$38.50

Telling Tales: An Anthology of Short Stories For Students Book One
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Telling Tales: An Anthology of Short Stories For Students Book One

By Cavanagh, Gray compiled By

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1973. Vinyl coated paper covers. This compilation by Gray Cavanagh... former Head of English, Parkdale C I and Ken Styles... Head of English, Beamsville District Secondary School offer short stories by Farley Mowat, Liam O'Flaherty, John Metcalf, Curtis Cate, Ray Bradbury, Saki, Charles G.D. Roberts, Eric Nicol, Stephen Leacock, Andrew Garve and others. Full page b/w illustrations throughout. Some of the contents: My Pet Owls by Farley Mowat.... The Wild Goat's Kid by Liam O'Flaherty.... The Young Ravens by Charles G.D. Roberts... Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas by Stephen Leacock...etc. A bright exceptional copy. The condition of this book promises to please.. ISBN: 0-7710-1938-6. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Short Stories + Anthology + Farley Mowat + Eric Nicol + Liam O'Flaherty + Stephen Leacock + H H Munro Saki + Andrew Garve + Literature + Ken Styles. Catalogs: Education.

$15.00

Principles and Methods of Teaching
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Principles and Methods of Teaching

By Welton, James

London: University Tutorial Press, 1909. James Welton, M.A.... Professor of Education in the University of Leeds. Preface to Second Edition. The contents offer 15 chapters, two Appendices, Index and fifteen pages of book ads. Chapter I General Function of Teaching...II Material of Instruction.... III Form of Instruction.... IV The Teaching of English: Preparatory.... V The Teaching of English: Reading.... VI The Teaching of English: Literature.... VII The Teaching of English: Composition and Grammar.... VIII The Teaching of English;Summary....IX The Teaching of Music.... X The Teaching of History.... XI The Teaching of Geography.... XII The Teaching of Natural History... . XIII The Teaching of Mathematics.... XIV The Teaching of Form.... XV The Teaching of Needlework. The appendix...(I) The Teaching of Modern Languages....(II) Method of Instruction in the Linguistic Course. Pale color spotting to prelims and last two pages of ads at rear. Name to ffep. Gilt to spine remains bright. A sound, most respectable book.. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Hard Cover. Very Good. Teaching Methods + Methods of Instruction + Teaching + Principles of Teaching + NOISBN. Catalogs: Education.

$25.00

The Art of Plain Talk
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The Art of Plain Talk

By Flesch, Rudolf

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1946. Rudolf Flesch, Ph.D. Foreword by Lyman Bryson...Education Director Columbia Broadcasting System. One of the clearest, most sensible and helpful books on language. The former president of The American University lends this endorsement: " 'The Art of Plain Talk' by Rudolf Flesch takes its place beside the dictionary as a tool for the writer who wants his work read. His readability formula and the ideas and techniques of simple communication which are related to its use are major contributions to good English, to writing craftsmenship, and to objective standards of measuring how understandable writing is." Twenty-two informative chapters, an appendix and index supplied. Bookplate to ffep. Name to prelim. A very clean bright book in an internally repaired but still-bright dust jacket.. BOMC Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Language + Writing + Communication Techniques + Language Structure + NOISBN. Catalogs: Education.

$12.50

Innumeracy Illiteracy and Its Consequences

By Paulos, John Allen

New York: Hill and Wang, 1988. . Illustrated card covers. "A book meant for the numerate and innumerate alike. Chock-full of examples taken from current events, conveyed in a style so lucid that one wonders why no one ever explained it this way before"....taken from Sheila Tobias, author of Overcoming Math Anxiety. This book remains bright and most presentable.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

Wavelengths 31

By Aitken, Johan, Peter Millar, John Stevens, Kenneth Weber

J.M. Dent & Son (Canada) Limited (c.1970) Illustrated card covers. 160pp. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs. " We hope that this series will help students to speak and write English with growing confidence and imagination" (from author's preface). Names to ffep. A most serviceable copy.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$12.50

You Can Succeed In Reading & Writing. 30 Steps To Mastering English

By Bromberg, Murray & Julius Liebb

Woodbury, NY: Barron's Educational Series, Inc (c.1981) Second Printing. Illustrated card covers. Presents 30 articles on a variety of topics intended to stimulate discussion, improve reading comprehension, introduce vocabulary and present the basics of grammar, sentence structure and related topics. A clean bright book.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

Dalhousie University. A Time To Remember
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Dalhousie University. A Time To Remember

By Dalhousie University. Photography By Brian Smith

Louisville, Kentucky: Harmony House Publishers, 1990. Photographer Brian Smith takes us on a fascinating photographic journey to the quintessential Dalhousie University. He shows us the beauty of the buildings and grounds, the rhythms of its academic life, the spirit of its athletics, and the depth of the traditions of the University. Accompanying these full-color pictures are reflections on Dalhousie from decades of administrators, faculty, alimni, and friends: and 16 pages of rare historical photographs taken from the University's archives. 'A Selected Chronology' is provided (from 1818 to 1988). Black cloth boards - gilt title print. An immaculate book in a photo illustrated dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

The Reading Teacher Volume 29, No 7, April, 1976

By International Reading Association

Newark, Delaware: International Reading Association 1976. Volume 29 ,No 7. Illustrated card wraps. Front cover illustration by Julie Hill. Previous owner's initials to front cover. An extremely tight, bright copy.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

The Art of Teaching

By Highet, Gilbert

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1951. . This is a book on the methods of teaching. It does not discuss the subjects which are taught (or should be taught) in schools, in colleges, and elsewhere. The author, a great teacher reared in classical and humanist traditions, believes that teaching is an art, not a science. It is a wise and humane book, inspirational and useful in the best sense. The contents cover: Introduction... The Teacher... The Teacher's Methods... Great Teachers and the Pupils... Teaching in everday life. Notes and index supplied. Scotland-born author lectured in Classics at Oxford and then came to Columbis University, NY where he was Anthon Professor of Latin Language and Literature. He was awarded a 1950 Guggenheim Fellowship to do a study on Juvenal. Attractively designed black cloth boards. White-out used on ffep. Uneven topstain. This copy remains square, sound and serviceable.. Fifth Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor.

$12.50

Handbook Of Adult Education

By Smith,Robert M., George F. Aker, J.R. Kidd (Edited by)

New York: MacMillan Publishing Co.,Inc., 1970. The Adult Education Association of the USA last issued this Handbook in 1960. The two previous editions came a dozen years apart. The present Handbook may be the last one to appear at so long an interval and the last to appear in hard covers. Like its predecessors this handbook is directed to several audiences - to any interested person seeking information about adult education; to the part-time worker, the paraprofessional or the volunteer leader; and to the professional worker, scholar, and the graduate student in training. The varied chapters attempt to reflect the totality of the field. Some underlining. A most serviceable copy.. Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$14.50

Adult Education: Foundations Of Practice

By Darkenwald, Gordon G. / Sharan B. Merriam

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers (c.1982) Gordon G.Darkenwald....Rutgers University - Sharan B. Merriam....Northern Illinois University. Combined preface of both authors. This book is meant to help graduate students and professionals in adult education and related fields understand more fully the contexts of practice and the concepts and perspectives that are essential to informed professional work. It is intended to serve as a textbook for an introductory course as well as a professional reference work. The chapters include a general introduction to adult education as a field of study and professional practice, and indepth treatments of the philosophy of adult education, the adult learner, participation in adult education, agencies and programs, the international dimension of the field, and current problems and issues. The book concludes with an 'index of names', followed by 'index of subjects'. A handsome bright book with the feel and look of newness.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$48.50

The American Language. An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States

By Mencken, H.L

New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1937 (last c.1936) Fourth Edition corrected, enlarged and rewritten.....reprinted February 1937. (Stated). Book Very Good. 'Preface to the Fourth Edition' by H.L.M. The contents offer twelve chapters which give as many as eight parts per chapter, an appendix... 'Non-English Dialects in America', a list of words and phrases and index. 769 pp. Index I... XXIX. Paper made by P.H. Glatfelter Co. Typography by W.A. Dwiggins. Gilt title print to designed spine remains bright. Minimal wear to dark cloth boards. No ownership markings. A solid, square book.. Americanisms Reference Language Arts & Disciplines English Language. Catalogs: Education.

$45.00

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