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cover of 1892 ACADEMIC REPORT FOR DWIGHT S. BOBB OF DAKOTA, ILLINOIS

1892 ACADEMIC REPORT FOR DWIGHT S. BOBB OF DAKOTA, ILLINOIS

by Northern Illinois College

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1892
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Dakota, Illinois: College of Northern Illinois, 1892. Original manuscript. Very Good. Printed form, accomplished by hand, reporting Bobb's grades in Algebra, American History, Greek, Latin, and English History, for the term ending 29 November 1892. Signed by H.L. Beam, President. Accompanied by seven (7) excuses from compulsory Chapel, the reasons written in pencil and signed by… Read more
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cover of SOUVENIR, 1907:  PLEASANT CHAPEL SCHOOL, DISTRICT NO. 7, PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, GRANT COUNTY, INDIANA

SOUVENIR, 1907: PLEASANT CHAPEL SCHOOL, DISTRICT NO. 7, PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, GRANT COUNTY, INDIANA

by Indiana, Grant County

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1907
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Canal Dover, Ohio: Seibert Printing, 1907. Original document. Softcover. Fine. (8)pp. printed in sepia ink; vignette illustrations. Bound in pictorial, embossed card covers, tied, 5" x 3.5". On the front is a photo of the teacher, with an American flag, books, globe, and lamp of learning. The memento of the 1907 school year lists Gertrude… Read more
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cover of A LETTER ADDRESSED TO R.H. BISHOP, D.D., PRESIDENT OF MIAMI UNIVERSITY, ON THE SUBJECT OF HIS "PLEA FOR UNITED CHRISTIAN ACTION";  ADDRESSED PARTICULARLY TO PRESBYTERIANS.   By J.L. Wilson

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Cincinnati: Lodge, L'Hommedieu & Co., Printers, 1835. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 14pp, disbound, paper remnant along spine. 8.75" x 5.25" [American Imprints 35464].
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cover of ADDRESSES. DELIVERED AT OXFORD, ON THE 30TH OF MARCH, 1825, AT THE INAUGURATION OF REV. ROBERT H. BISHOP, AS PRESIDENT OF THE MIAMI UNIVERSITY

ADDRESSES. DELIVERED AT OXFORD, ON THE 30TH OF MARCH, 1825, AT THE INAUGURATION OF REV. ROBERT H. BISHOP, AS PRESIDENT OF THE MIAMI UNIVERSITY

by Gray, William & John Thomson & Robert H. Bishop

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Published
1825
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Hamilton, (O.): Printed by James B. Camron, opposite the Court House, 1825. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 25pp, errata on final page. Begins: "Today, we are assembled, as the patrons and friends of literature, to aid an infant seminary, whose birth has been involved in a long night of numerous and almost appalling difficulties....Here, lately a… Read more
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cover of PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE FRIENDS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION:  Held in Philadelphia,  August 28, 29, 30, 1850

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE FRIENDS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: Held in Philadelphia, August 28, 29, 30, 1850

by Barnard, Henry

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1850
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Philadelphia: E.C. & J. Biddle, 1850. First Edition. Very Good. 66pp. Contents: Constitution of the American Association for the Advancement of Education; Report of the committee on evening schools; Report by Samuel M . Hamill, A.M., of Lawrenceville, New Jersey; Report by R. L. Cooke, of New Jersey; A report by the… Read more
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cover of CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF THE NORTHERN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES;  AND FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CURATORS

CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF THE NORTHERN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES; AND FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CURATORS

by Northern Academy of Arts & Sciences

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Published
1842
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Hanover [NH]: Printed by W.A. Patten, 1842. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 28pp. Includes establishment of the library, gathering local periodicals, deceased fellows and members, etc. Bound in printed green wrappers, corners chipped. Signature of Samuel Fletcer, Esq at top of cover. 9" x 5.5" [American Imprints 42-3794. Sabin 2012. WorldCat locates three… Read more
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cover of 1887 INVOICE BOOK OF HANDWRITTEN ENTRIES:  WHOLESALE MERCHANDISING, PRACTICAL DEPARTMENT

1887 INVOICE BOOK OF HANDWRITTEN ENTRIES: WHOLESALE MERCHANDISING, PRACTICAL DEPARTMENT

by Yale Business College

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Published
1887
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New Haven, Conn: Yale Business College, 1887. Original manuscript. Softcover. Very Good. Folio. Contains 12pp full of handwritten invoices to various persons and companies, dated March and April, 1887. Details items sold and prices for various textiles, including silks, cashmere, cottons, calico, plaids, etc. "Written by J.C. Buck & Co." inked on front cover. … Read more
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cover of THE COLLEGE CONFERENCE.  PAPERS ON THE EDUCATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY:  Read before a Conference held at the Baptist Mission-House, Moorgate Street, April 23rd and 24th, 1846

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London: Printed by John Hasler, 1846. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 31pp. Contains the texts of eight papers, including: On the Separation of the Literary and the Theological Course, by Rev. F.W. Gotch; The Practicability and Expediency of Requiring All Students to Pay, at Least, for Their Board, by Rev. B. Davies; Theological Education… Read more
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cover of THE CLAIMS OF EDUCATION SOCIETIES;  ESPECIALLY ON THE YOUNG MEN OF OUR COUNTRY.; A Sermon delivered in the First Baptist Meeting House in Boston, on the evening of November 8, 1829, before the Boston Young Men's Baptist Auxiliary Education Society

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Boston: William Collier and Lincoln & Edmands, 1829. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 24pp, including Appendix. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5.25" Babcock was associate pastor of the First Baptist Church of Salem. The Appendix here comprises the Constitution of the Education Society of Young Men… Read more
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cover of MINISTERIAL ZEAL.  A Sermon delivered at Waterville, August 15, 1820, before the Maine Baptist Education Society.  By Stephen Chapin, Pastor of the Baptist Church in North-Yarmouth

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Portland: Printed at the Argus Office, 1820. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 34pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5.25" [American Imprints 711].
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cover of INAUGURAL DISCOURSE DELIVERED BEFORE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE FURMAN INSTITUTION AT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING, DEC. 11th, 1841.  By J.L. Reynolds, Senior Professor and (Ex-officio) President of the Furman Institution

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Columbia, S.C.: Printed by I.C. Morgan, 1842. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 20pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper; few spots of foxing on first two leaves. 8.25" x 5.25" Discusses the curriculum of theological training. Proposed in 1821 as an academy to train young ministers, the first operating… Read more
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cover of THE UTILITY OF COLLEGIATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS:  An Address in behalf of the Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education at the West.; Delivered in Tremont Temple, Boston, May 29, 1850.  Reprinted from the Bibliotheca Sacra for October, 1850

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Andover [MA]: Warren F. Draper, 1850. First Separate Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 26, (2). Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5" Park asserts that more colleges and professional schools "are needed, especially in our Western States, to resist the encroachments of foreigners upon those great… Read more
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cover of AFFECTIONATE COUNSELS TO STUDENTS OF THEOLOGY, ON LEAVING COLLEGE, AND ALSO TO YOUNG MINISTERS;  Being an Address, considerably enlarged, delivered in Ebenezer Chapel, June 25, 1844, to Mr. Eustace Rogers Conder., A.M., Mr. Henry Brown Creak, A.M., Mr. Hill, Mr. Thorp, Mr. Fairbrother, and Mr. Holder, on the completion of Their Studies, and Leaving Spring Hill College

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London: Hamilton, Adams and Co, 1844. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 48pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5" The author admonishes seminary graduates and new ministers to pay attention to classical studies and philosophy, refers to the "at last successful battle for the emancipation of the negro… Read more
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cover of SEPIATONE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE CLASS OF 1893

SEPIATONE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE CLASS OF 1893

by Friends' Select School

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1893
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1893. Good. Photograph mounted on cabinet card, 6" x 8", titled in ink: Friends' Select School - June 16, 1893. Below the photo are two rows of numbers, corresponding to the 14 young women and one young man in the group. On the verso, each graduate is identified by name, with the photographer's notation, "Taken… Read more
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cover of THE DAILY PRINCETONIAN,  Vol. XXXIV, No 43,  April 27, 1909

THE DAILY PRINCETONIAN, Vol. XXXIV, No 43, April 27, 1909

by Princeton University

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1909
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Princeton, NJ, 1909. Original edition. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. Large folio, 4pp, printed on heavy stock. Several front-page stories, including: "Remains Unearthed--Excavation for Sage Dormitory Results in Expected Recovery of Fitz Randolph Graves." Contains several dozen interesting ads for services and products appealing to Ivy League undergrads of the day, such as tailor-made shirts and… Read more
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cover of COEDUCATION OF THE SEXES IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE UNITED STATES:  Circulars of Information of the Bureau of Education, No. 2--1883

COEDUCATION OF THE SEXES IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE UNITED STATES: Circulars of Information of the Bureau of Education, No. 2--1883

by U.S. Bureau of Education

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1883
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Washington DC: GPO, 1883. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 30pp. Bound in printed wrappers; slight tanning to left side of cover. 9" x 5.75"
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cover of ADDRESSES ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE PORTRAIT OF GEORGE B. WOOD, M.D. ... TO THE WISTAR AND HORNER MUSEUM, ON HIS RETIREMENT FROM HIS CHAIR,  MARCH 15, 1860

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Philadelphia: Collins, Printer, 1860. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 17pp. Bound in printed gray wrappers, sewn. 9" x 5.75" Dr. Wood was Professor of the Practice of Medicine and Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Drs. Shorb and LaRoche authored a number of other papers in their field.
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cover of REMINISCENCES OF PRINCETON COLLEGE, 1845-1848

REMINISCENCES OF PRINCETON COLLEGE, 1845-1848

by Wall, Edward

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1914
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Princeton: Princeton U Press, 1914. First Edition. Cloth-backed boards. Very Good. 35pp. Bound in cloth-backed printed boards; light spots on spine. 9.25" x 6.25" The author was a member of the Class of 1848.
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cover of THE WAR AND EDUCATION:  ADDRESSES.  Together with a translation of the War Address of M. Lafferre, Minister of the French Republic for Public Instruction and the Fine Arts

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Princeton / London: Princeton U Press / Oxford U Press, 1919. First Edition. Original Cloth & Boards. Very Good. pp: viii, 87. Blue cloth and printed gray boards; some foxing to edges of text block. 7.75" x 5.25"
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cover of THE BOY AND HIS GANG

THE BOY AND HIS GANG

by Puffer, J[oseph] Adams

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1912
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1912. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: (xii, 188); frontispiece and three plates from photographs. Bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine. 7" x 4.5" A readable study of boy gangs and their activities in early 20th-century Boston.
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