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Tags and Twinkle

By Gates / Huber / Peardon / Salisbury

New York: Macmillan, 1948. reprint. Hardcover. Good. Cyrus LeRoy Baldridgle et al . Reprinted 1948. Much shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, finger marks, school stamps to the rear endpapers else unmarked. Illustrated by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridgle et al. A Jim and Judy reader, the Dick and Jane alternative. A Westie, Tags and a white cat, Twinkle.Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$20.00

The Education of Man

By Friedrich Fröbel

Clifton, NJ: Augustus M. Kelley, 1974. reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/no jacket, as issued. First printng of this edition, 1974. Very light shelf wear to the book. Clean and unmarked. "Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel or Froebel 1782 – 1852) was a German pedagogue, a student of Pestalozzi, who laid the foundation for modern education based on the recognition that children have unique needs and capabilities. He created the concept of the "kindergarten" and coined the word, which soon entered the English language as well. He also developed the educational toys known as Froebel gifts"--Wikipedia. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$20.00

Questions Designed for the Use of Pupils Engaged in the Study of Lyman's Chart of Universal History with A Key to the Names Mentioned on the Chart.

By Azel S. Lyman

Philadelphia: Moss & Co, 1863. Hardcover. Good. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, page edges spotted, 2 in. loss of leather along front gutter with corresponding damage to the endpaper and first blank page, two nineteenth century owner's inscriptions. Blue paper over boards cover is stained. Reprint. Designed to accompany Lyman's study aid for history. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$25.00

The Index of Middle English Verse

By Carleton Brown; Rossell Hope Robbins

New York: Printed for the Index Society By Columbia University Press, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/none as issued. Lightest shelf wear to the book, one page corner creased; no jacket as issued. Unnumbered limited edition of fifteen hundred copies. Beginning in 1937 the authors were long time collaborators on the subject of Middle English Lyrics. Robbins academic library is now housed at the Rossell Hope Robbins Library, a medieval studies library at the University of Rochester. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$35.00

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

By Henry Watson Fowler,

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940. Eighth printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. wear to tips,corners and edges, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper, dated 1941, otherwise clean and unmarked in blue and gilt cloth. First published in 1926, reprinted with corrections in 1930 and again in 1937. A nice trade copy of this essential reference. A classic text on the English language. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$15.00

The Comprehensive Subject Index To Universal Prose Fiction

By Zella Allen Dixson

New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. , 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, spine sunned. Lightly marked ex-library, 2 line (Library name and town) emboss to the title page, numeral to top of preface. Rebound in three-quarter morocco over cloth, five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, deckled edges. A handsome engraved book plate of the Mark Skinner Library This copper plate book plate by Edwin Davis French is the frontis for Bowdoin's "The Rise of the Book Plate." First printing, same date. Zella Allen Dixson (August 10, 1858 – January 12, 1924) was an author, lecturer, librarian, and publisher. She was the longest-serving director and associate librarian of the University of Chicago Extension Division's library school. In addition she organized over 30 libraries across the Mid-West. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$45.00

Bamberger's Handy Book for Boys

By Jack Bechdolt

New York: Greenberg Publishers, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no jacket. Very light shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, gift inscription of 1935; no jacket. As often for the period a bit of racism is injected. This time in the play adapted from Robinson Crusoe. The stereotypical Friday speaks in dialect and is ordered around by a parrot. Sold through department stores using various names. This one being Bamberger's Handy Book for Boys. Bamberger's was a New Jersey chain of stores which ceased operations in 1986. First printing, no others noted. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$20.00

Our New Friends

By William S. Gray and May Hill Arbuthnot

Chicago: Scott, Foresman, 1940. Hard Cover. Good/None. Keith Ward. A Dick and Jane reader. Illustrated by Keith Ward. Printing of 1943, 443.11. First published in 1940 Shelf wear to the tips, corners, and edges of the book, rubbing to front cover, original owner's name and address, juvenile scribblings and drawings to front and rear endpapers, some slight page and page edge soiling. A nice copy of the classic Level 1-2 reader that taught the baby boom how to read. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$30.00

Fun With Dick And Jane

By William S. Gray and May Hill Arbuthnot

Chicago: Scott, Foresman, 1940. Hard Cover. Good/None. Printing of 1944, 5-44. First published in 1940 Shelf wear to the tips, corners, and edges of the book, bit of rubbing to front cover, juvenile drawing in pencil tio the endpapers and acknowledgement page, some page and page edge soiling otherwise clean and unmarked. A nice copy of the classic Level 1-1 reader that taught the baby boom how to read. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$45.00

Our New Friends

By William S. Gray and May Hill Arbuthnot

Chicago: Scott, Foresman, 1940. Hard Cover. Good/None. Keith Ward. A Dick and Jane reader. Illustrated by Keith Ward. Printing of 1944, 448.2. First published in 1940 Light wear to the tips, corners, and edges of the book, bit of rubbing to front cover, original owner's name twice once in script and once in juvenile form, some slight page and page edge soiling otherwise clean and unmarked. A very nice copy of the classic Level 1-2 reader that taught the baby boom how to read. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$40.00

Billy Goes To School

By Alta McIntire & Esther K. Meeks

New York: Follett Publishing Company, 1949. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Bristol, Esther B. and Alden, Betty (illustrators). Shelf wear to spine tips and corners, few pages show bit of spotting, some page corners creased. Book One in the Follett Social Studies Series. Fourth Printing of 1953. "The primary purpose of the book is to help children become better adjusted in their own enviroments. This will be accomplished through developing concepts, attitudes, and understandings, and through putting them in practice." 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$12.00

An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon: Founded upon the Seventh Edition of Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon

By H. G. Liddell, Robert Scott

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1964. reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/good. wear to tips, corners and edges of book and more so to the jacket which has a few closed tears, edge darkening and is taped to the boards. Previous owner's name as well as penciled notations to the rear flap, else cleand unmarked. A classic, the standard lexicographical work of the Ancient Greek language. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$25.00

Introduction to Modern Algebra

By Neal H. McCoy

Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1970. Revised. Hardcover. Good /no jacket. some wear to tips and corners, page edges soiled, previous owner's name to rear endpaper, lightly rubbed. Text clean and unmarked. Fifth printing, 1971. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$12.00

The Paradise of Childhood A Practical Guide to Kindergartners

By Edward Wiebe; Milton Bradley (editor)

Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley Company, 1896. Quarter Century Edition. Hardcover. Good +. The Quarter Century edition. corners bumped and worn through, hinges starting, previous owner's inscription (Annie Foote Smith) to front endpaper. Aside from launching the board game in America, an act which made his fortune, Milton Bradley was an early exponent of the kindergarten movement of childhood education, a position he came to through his interest in the ideas and writings of the German Romantic philosopher and educational reformer Friedrich Froebel. He was introduced to these ideas by Edward Wiebe and the relationship between the two German emigres led to this book which was first published in 1869. This Quarter Century Edition of Wiebe's book also contains A Life of Friedrich Froebel by Henry W. Blake. First printing thus, no others noted. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$60.00

Spanish Complete Course Basic-Intermediate, Compact Disc Edition (LL(R) Complete Basic Courses)
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Spanish Complete Course Basic-Intermediate, Compact Disc Edition (LL(R) Complete Basic Courses)

By Living Language

New York: Living Language, 2002. AudioCD. Very Good. Used in box, complete 40 lessons on three cd's, course book and Spanish dictionary. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$10.00

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

By H. W. Fowler

New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. Book of the Month Club. Hardcover. Very Good/good. A book club edition of the Second Edition. Wear to tips, corners and edges of book and jacket which is creased and rubbed with a few short closed tears; some soiling to page edges. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$12.00

Rand McNally & Co.' S Pocket Atlas of the World Containing Colored Maps of Each State and Territory in the United States ; Also Maps of Every Country in the World

By Rand McNally

New York: Rand McNally & Co., 1886. First edition. Paperback. Good. Original card covers, much wear to the book, spine partially perished, previous owner's name and address glued to front endpaper, a few pages proud. Complete, 24mo, less than 6 in. First printing, same date, no others noted. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$65.00

A Primary-School Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language.

By William G. Webster

New York: Huntington & Savage and Mason & Law, 1851. Hardcover. Poor. Disbound, covers detached, no spine, lacks front endpapers and preliminaries, title page has a hole, pages including title page are soiled and stained, otherwise complete. Copyrighted in 1848 by William W. Ellsworth and Henry White, executors of Noah Webster, deceased. Sub-titled "Abridged from the American Dictionary by Noah Webster, LL.D. With Accented Vocabularies of Classical Scripture, and Modern Geographical Names." The title page notes 10,00 more words than Walker's Dictionary. W. G. Webster's preface disparages Walker's, particularly his pronunciations. The book has a rich Western provenance as the detached rear cover carries the ownership inscription of John Martin, Aleman Ranch New Mexico San Augustine. In similar hand and ink on the rear free endpaper is written Sulphur Springs Vandergriff Vanderbit Mamfold (?) Doubtful Canyon. At the top of the page in pencil is written O. U (?) Spencer Sulphur Springs. In the 1860's John Martin, lieutenant of a California company of volunteers and homesteader of the Aleman Ranch on the Jornada del Muerto, drilled the first well in the area. The other names are mainly New Mexico place names. A scarce pre-Civil War dictionary for schools. Small, 24 mo. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$20.00

Pledge of Allegiance Cards: to the U.S. Flag and to the Christian Flag (2)

By H. P. Company

Milwaukee: H. P. Company. Good. Two 5.5 X 6.25 inch cards printed in color each with a thumb tack hole along the top edge and some soiling. The U.S. Flag card ( "one Nation, indivisible" ) shows the Capitol and the Washington Monument. The Christian Flag card shows a gothic steeple over a landscape. Perhaps by H. P. Olsen doing business as a publisher in Milwaukee in the first half of the 20th century. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$10.00

The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and Principles of Science with Many Difficult Words Explained at the Heads of the Lessons, and Questions Annexed for Examination

By Levi Washburn Leonard (Author), John Platts (Author)

Keene, NH: J. and W. Prentiss, 1826. First American edition. Hardcover. Good. Later printing of 1833. wear to tips, corners and edges of book, spine label illegible, endpapers show soiling, scribbling, rear endpaper removed, pages foxed, sevral small tears, creases. Complete with six plates at the rear. 12mo, full leather. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.

$15.00

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