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Becoming Penn : the Pragmatic American University 1950 - 2000

By Puckett, John L. and Mark Frazier Lloyd

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 447 p. w/ b&w illus, notes, index. A solid history of Penn covering university politics and urban policy, as well as other stresses and successes of the University in the second half of the twentieth century.

$25.00

The Romantic Idea of a University : England and Germany 1770 - 1850

By Hofstetter, Michael J.

New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Small octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. Heel of spine bumped. Page edges slightly darkened. 162 p. w/ notes bibliography, index. A survey of the change in European universtions from the confessional form to one much more modern and secular.

$70.00

Eastern Michigan University : A Sesuicentennial Portrait

By Smith, Laurence N., and Paul C. Heaton

Ypsilanti, MI: Eastern Michigan University, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has light wear along edges with slight puncture on front cover in gutter near head of spine. Minor scuffing to dj as well. 304 pages with illustrations, list of employees and index.

$25.00

History of Universities. Volume X: 1991.

By Brockliss, Laurence, editor.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. First edition. Cloth. Very good octavo hardcover in blue cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wearto edges of boards with some minor scuffing to covers and ISBN sticker on back cover. 357 pages with appendices and notes aftereach essay, book reviews, bibliography, and index. A collection of essays on the rise and development of universities from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century.

$20.00

Pathways to Knowledge: The Foundation and Growth of Adrian Public Schools, 1928-1988.

By Sherman, Ruth E., and Diane Henningfeld

Privately Printed, Possibly 1988-89. Reprint. Cloth. Very Good. A reprinting of Ruth Sherman's 112 Years of Adrian Public School History and Diane Henningfeld's The Challenge of Excellence. Very good octavo hardcover in blue cloth binding with gilt decoration and lettering without dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with minor scuffing to covers. 168 pages with illustrations.

$45.00

Discussions with Teachers: Fifteen Discussions with the Teachers of the Waldorf School in Stuttgart.

By Steiner, Rudolf. Translated by Helen Fox.

London: Rudolf Steiner Press, 1967. First English language edition. Cloth. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine. Dj has wear and rubbing along edges with some scuffing to covers including some reddish marks on back cover and a few minor tears along edges. The spine of dj is faded. 166 pages with a few footnotes. A collection of the lectures given by Rudolf Steiner to the teachers of the children of the workers of the Waldorf-Astoria cigarette factory in Stuttgart, Germany.

$20.00

The Professor & the Public: The Role of the Scholar in the Modern World. The Franklin Memorial Lectures, Volume XX.

By Smith, Goldwin, A. L. Rowse, J. H. Hexter.

Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1972.. First edition. Good octavo hardcover in good dust jacket. Wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Little bit of twist to the boards. The dj has wear along the edges with scuffing and browning to the covers. Musty smell to the book. Light foxing to the page edges. 124 pages with notes. The lectures in this work are: The Gates of excellence by Goldwin Smith, 2. The Scholar and Responsibility to the Public by A. L. Rowse, 3. The Historian and His Society by J. H. Hexter.

$20.00

A Memorial of the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the University of Michigan, Held in Commencement Week, June 23 to June 27, 1912.

Ann Arbor, 1915.. First edition. Good octavo hardcover in brown binding without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing along the edges with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and on the lower corners of the panels. The covers have some light scuffing and minor scratching. Page edges are lightly browned. Slight musty smell to the book. Signed by Dean Bidlack, dean of the University of Michigan Library School. 217 pages.

$30.00

Notes of a Medical Educator: Observations, Reflections, and Conventions.

By Whitman, Neal.

University of Utah School of Medicine, 1999.. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Some light wear and rubbing along the edges of boards with light bumping to the head and heel of the spine and some bumping to the corners of the panels. Heavy bump to the lower edge of the back panel. Dj has light wear and rubbing along the edges with some light scuffing to the covers and a few minor tears along the edges. 169 pages with notes. An interesting collection of thoughts and ideas by noted doctor and educator Neal Whitman.

$20.00

Parents and Teachers: Partners in Language Development.

By Simmons-Martin, Audrey Ann, and Karen Glover Rossi.

Washington DC: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf., 1990. First edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good in Wraps. Very good trade paperback. Light wear along edges of covers with slight curling on lower corners and minor bump on heel of spine. Light scuffing to covers. Page edges are slightly browned. Little bit of light blue highlighting in text. Binding is tight. 386 pages with list of recommended reading.

$20.00

Science and Learning in France with a Survey of Opportunities for American Students in French Universities.

By Wigmore, John H., editor.

1917 (printed by Lakeside Press).. First edition. Fair softcover in blue wrappers. Wear and rubbing to the edges of covers with a few minor tears. Bumping to head and heel of the spine of the wrapper. Covers are heavily scuffed and and faded along the spine and edges with a few stainmarks. Foxed edges of pages with some browning to the pages but not brittle. 454 pages with illustrations, 3 appendices (1. educational advantages for American students in France, 2. Institutions of higher learning, 3. practical suggestions to the intending graduate student), and index. An outdated by still interesting work offering advice for American students seeking to further their education in France.

$20.00

The American Singing School, 1720-1900: A Short Titles List of Tune Books.

By John, Robert W.

Durham, NC: North Carolina College at Durham, 1954.. Hardcover. Good. This works appears to be thesis or dissertation. Good quarto hardcover in red library binding without dust jacket. Some wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Covers are a bit scuffed and lightly soiled. Page edges are browned. This is a typed document with glossy photographs pasted onto the pages. Inscription by the author on the front free endpaper. 44 pages with illustrations. As the title suggests, a collection of titles of tune books organized alphabetically. Apparently there were only four copies of this work. Scarce. amazon

$105.00