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The Indomitable Spirit of Purdue

By Beering, Steven C.

NY: The Newcomen Society of the United States. Very Good; Light cover soil, foxing, and rusting of staples.. 1992. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled printed softcover. Black and white photos. A speech by the president of Purdue University about its history. ; 20 pages .

$10.00

A Listener’s Guide to Invitation to Learning

By Van Doren, Mark

NY: Columbia Broadcasting System. Good; Covers toned and rubbed with short tear at top of spine and rusted . staples.. 1941. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled printed softcover. A guide to the 29 programs in this CBS Radio series which ran from November 16th, 1941, through May 31st, 1942. ; 40 pages .

$20.00

Earliest Years at Vassar
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Earliest Years at Vassar

By Wood, Frances A.

Poughkeepsie, NY: The Vassar College Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, nick at center fore-edge.. 1909. Hardcover. Halfbound red cloth with printed brown paper-covered sides and paper spine label. Inscribed to Louise Porter and dated December 1912 by the author on the front flyleaf. Several illustrations and photographs. A history of Vassar College by its librarian and educator. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Liber Primus,  Or, a First Book of Latin Exercises Prepared for the Use of  Schools and Academies
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Liber Primus, Or, a First Book of Latin Exercises Prepared for the Use of Schools and Academies

By Dana, Joseph

Boston: J. H. A. Frost. Fair; Musty, boards worn, front free endpaper removed, many pages soiled . and waterstained, some penciled owner writing.. 1827. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Brown tree calf binding with red leather spine label stamped in gilt. "Stereotype Edition". ; 192 pages .

$35.00

The Centennial Celebration of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute:  Troy, New  York, October 3rd and 4th, 1924
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The Centennial Celebration of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Troy, New York, October 3rd and 4th, 1924

Troy, NY: The Board of Trustees, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1925. Hardcover. Green cloth with gilt-stamped spine label. Many photos. Printed card laid in stating that book is compliments of the Board of Trustees. Contains short history of the founding of the school, description of centennial pageant and program, speeches and invocations by various alumni and faculty, including future President Herbert Hoover. ; 192 pages .

$35.00

The Way We Go to School:  The Exclusion of Children in Boston, a Report by  the Task Force on Children out of School
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The Way We Go to School: The Exclusion of Children in Boston, a Report by the Task Force on Children out of School

By Brown, Larry

Boston: Beacon Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and missing strip at top of . rear jacket panel.. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0807031828 . Red boards. References, appendices. Many black and white photos. Foreword by Hubert E. Jones. This is an agonizing book and cannot be read without a sense of shame and horror. The quiet tone and sober manner of its presentation serve only to point up the grotesque data it contains. Public schools, in a kind of negative collusion with the services of social welfare, mental health, and city administration, are holding many thousands of young children in a state of educational oblivion. Spanish-speaking youngsters, retarded children, disturbed children, and pregnant girls all find themselves thrown together in a kind of criminal limbo, defined by error and frozen by ineptitude. (from Jonathan Kozols blurb on rear jacket panel). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 85 pages .

$30.00

Tufts College:  A Seat of Learning in New England
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Tufts College: A Seat of Learning in New England

Medford, MA: Tufts College. Very Good; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, wraps lightly edgeworn.. [1922]. Softcover. Color printed tan card wraps. Many photos. A history and description of Tufts College circa 1922 (date from initialed illustration) , showing classrooms, architecture, sports clubs, student musicians, etc. WorldCat only locates 4 copies and no other copies of this edition listed for sale in the trade at time of listing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages .

$35.00

Saratogha Education
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Saratogha Education

By Brown, Clayton H.

Saratoga Springs, NY: Self Published. Good with no dust jacket; Covers bubbled, especially on rear boards.. 1978. Presumed First Edition. Hardcover. "This review of the development of a sound public school educational system in New York State, with special attention on Saratoga County, serves to show how social and economic progress of a people parallels the emphasis and attention given." Signed by the author on the title page. Illustrated endpapers. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 117 pages; Signed by Author .

$13.00

Bradford:  A New England Academy
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Bradford: A New England Academy

By Pond, Jean Sarah

Bradford, MA: Bradford Academy Alumnae Association. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn and shaken, one plate loose, front . hinge cracked.. 1933. Second Edition. Hardcover. One of 500 copies printed of the second edition. xvi, 368pp, index. Bibliography, many plates. Introductory note by Agnes Smith Stackpole. Navy cloth. History of the Bradford Academy, in Massachusetts, which was founded in 1803 as a co-educational secondary school, later became a female-only institution, and then transformed into a junior college from 1932 until it closed in 2000. .

$20.00

A Treatise on Pedagogy for Young Teachers
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A Treatise on Pedagogy for Young Teachers

By Hewett, Edwin C.

Cincinnati and New York: Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name (Alvin Pollock, . Hudson, IL) on front free endpaper.. 1884. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth. Blue publishers ad laid in. A somewhat philosophical book about educational principles designed for beginning educators. Would make a great gift for your favorite educator. ; 228 pages .

$15.00

The American First Class Book:  Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation
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The American First Class Book: Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

By Pierpont, John

Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Williams. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, pages foxed, some other . penciled doodles on preface page, rear flyleaf, and rear pastedown . endpaper.. 1828. Later Printing. Leather. Brown calf binding with brown cloth tape over spine. Owner signature (Mary Anna Cushing, Newburyport) and penciled doodle on front free endpaper. Man's head doodle on front pastedown. 480 pp plus 30 pp of publisher's ads. .

$20.00

History of the University of New Hampshire, 1866-1941
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History of the University of New Hampshire, 1866-1941

By Marston, Philip M. (editor)

Durham, NH: The University of New Hampshire. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket missing small triangular (1x . ½) chip from top of front panel.. 1941. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. ix, 333 pages. Endpaper map, black and white photographs, and index. The story of the university's first seventy-five years, its democratic ideals, and dedication to the service of the people in the state. .

$15.00

My Life and St. George’s School
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My Life and St. George’s School

By Buell, Rev. William Ackerman

Newport, RI: The St. George's School Alumni Association. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1967. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards. Many photos. Warmly inscribed by the author on the half-title. A history of the Episcopal boarding school located near Newport, Rhode Island written by one of its former headmasters. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 37 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Report of the Regents of the University of California, for the Year Ending  June 30, 1880
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Report of the Regents of the University of California, for the Year Ending June 30, 1880

[Berkeley, CA]: Board of Regents, University of California. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and rubbed, pages toned.. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1880-81. Brown pebbled and ruled cloth with title stamped in gilt on front boards. A report to the Governor about the University of California at Berkeley's courses of study, examinations, theses, faculty, list of students, class outlines, budget, and other information. ; 96 pages .

$25.00

Freedom and the College
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Freedom and the College

By Meiklejohn, Alexander

NY: The Century Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name stamped on front pastedown . and front free endpaper, jacket chipped at head of spine and top corners.. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 231 pp. Blue cloth binding. The former president of Amherst College weighs in on higher education issues. .

$30.00

Dedication of Antioch College,  And Inaugural Address of its President,  Hon. Horace Mann; with Other Proceedings
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Dedication of Antioch College, And Inaugural Address of its President, Hon. Horace Mann; with Other Proceedings

By Mann, Horace

Yellow Springs, Oh/boston: A.S. Dean/Crosby & Nichols. Good; Boards worn, spine faded, owner writing and water stains on front . and rear endpapers, occasional stains and foxing, penciled tick marks in . margins.. 1854. First Edition. Hardcover. Original brown blindstamped flexible covers. Title stamped in gilt on front cover. "Ebenezer Parnell's book" inked in vintage hand on front free endpaper. Listed in Sabin. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 144 pages .

$30.00

Thoughts to Consider: Extracts from Various Viewpoints for Final Classes  of Rudolf Steiner Schools
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Thoughts to Consider: Extracts from Various Viewpoints for Final Classes of Rudolf Steiner Schools

By Mainzer, Conrad (editor)

Stuttgart, Germany: Padagogische Forschungsstelle Beim Bund Der Freien Waldorfschulen. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1987. Second Edition. Softcover. Orange softcover binding. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 58 pages .

$25.00

The Student's Manual:  Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming  and Strenghtening the Intellectual and Moral Character and Habits of the  Student
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The Student's Manual: Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming and Strenghtening the Intellectual and Moral Character and Habits of the Student

By Todd, Rev. John

Northampton [MA]: J. H. Butler. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front free endpaper removed, owner . names on front pastedown and title page, foxing throughout.. 1848. Fourteenth Edition. Hardcover. Brown blindstamped cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. An instruction manual for students advising on etiquette, study habits, conversation, sleep, time management, diet, grammar, and other topics. ; 392 pages .

$50.00

The Girard College and its Founder:  Containing the Biography of Mr. Girard
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The Girard College and its Founder: Containing the Biography of Mr. Girard

By Arey, Henry W.

Philadelphia: C. Sherman. Good with no dust jacket; Split at top inch of head of spine. Boards . stained and worn, foxing to first few leaves.. 1856. Later Printing. Hardcover. Title continued: The History of the Institution, its Organization and Plan of Discipline, with the Course of Education, Forms of Admission of Pupils, Description of the Buildings, &c. , &c. , and The Will of Mr. Girard. Original red blindstamped cloth with title stamped in gilt on front boards. Engraving of Girard College and lithograph full-length portrait of Stephen Girard as frontispiece illustrations. Girard was a shipping and banking tycoon who endowed Girard College in his adopted city of Philadelphia to educate financially needy white orphan boys. Girard College is still in existence, offering K-12 private education for low-income boys and girls of all backgrounds. ; 85 pages .

$50.00

Interesting Happenings in Boston University's History, 1839-1951
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Interesting Happenings in Boston University's History, 1839-1951

By Speare, E. Ray

Boston: Boston University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1957. Hardcover. viii, 204 pp. Red cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Signed and dated by the author on the front free endpaper. Photos. ; Signed by Author .

$30.00

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