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Images of RLT: We'd Only Just Begun - An Historic Montage of the People Who Made R.L. Thomas a High School, 1962-1994

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1994

Seller ID: 1813005

Condition: Near Fine


1994 Large Hardcover. 304 pp. A collage of articles, photographs, verse, and descriptive text telling the story of R.L. Thomas High School from 1962-1994. View more info

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Webster Central School Directory, 1961-1962 (Webster, New York)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Board of Education: 1962

Seller ID: 2204945

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, light general wear. 1962 Stapled Binding. 69 pp. CONTENTS: Absence and Tardiness; Activities; Administration and School Offices; Admission to Colleges and Universities; Adult Education; Alma Mater, Honor Code; Athletics; Board of Education, Members; Calendar, School; Course of Study; Faculty, Names and Addresses; Graduation Requirement, Diplomas; Health; Kindergarten; P.T.A. Presidents; Publications; Registration Fees; Regulations; Report Cards; Scholarships a... View more info

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Shogakukan Progressive English-Japanese Dictionary, 2nd Edition

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shogakukan: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2269112

ISBN: 4095102020

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Highlighting on few pages, writing and paper taped to rear endapaper. 1987 Soft Cover. 2101 pp. Shogakukan Progressive English-Japanese Dictionary, 2nd edition. View more info

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The New England Primer; to which is added, the Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly of Divines.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rufus Merrill: 1849

Seller ID: 2271896

Condition: Fair


Most of spine cloth absent, boards heavily rubbed, binding loose, pages lightly soiled. Book curse written on front blank by previous owner (Sarah C. Depuy) on Jan. 1st 1835: Steal not this book for fear of shame for here you see the owners name.. 1849 Small Hard Cover. 64 pp. 4 1/2 X 3. Reprint of the the classic 18th-century schoolbook for children. View more info

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The Geographical Reader and Primer: A Series of Journeys Round the World (Based upon Guyot's Introduction) with Primary Lessons (New England Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1882

Seller ID: 2275161

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, pencil notes on rear endpapers. 1882 Hard Cover. vi, 298 pp. Includes color maps and black-and-white images. CONTENTS: Part I - Introduction; North America: United States - The Atlantic Plain, The Appalachian Mountains, The Central Plain, The Mississippi, The Hudson, The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence, Lake Champlain and Adirondacks, New England, Rocky Mountain Country, The Table-land, California - Northern Lands - Southern Lands; South America: Amazon and Se... View more info

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The Paideia Proposal: An Educational Manifesto

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1982

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2268733

ISBN: 0020641001

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Ink note on half-title page, pencil marginalia. 1982 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 84 pp. Analyzes the purpose of public education in a democratic society and recommends changes in American public schools designed to improve both the quality and equality of education. View more info

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Reforming Education: The Opening of the American Mind

By: Adler, Mortimer J.; Van Doren, Geraldine

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2276231

ISBN: 0020301758

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Minor crease to bottom corner of front wrapper, spine head lightly bumped. 1990 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 362 pp. Spanning the breadth of his career, from 1939 to 1989, this book is the response from Mortimer J. Adler to the question What can be done about American education? For Adler the best education is one that offers the best education possible for all. View more info

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Webster's New World Dictionary and Thesaurus

By: Agnes, Michael; Laird, Charlton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1996

Seller ID: 2202303

ISBN: 0028605748

Condition: Near Fine


Faint stain to top page ridge. Fine. 1996 Hard Cover. xv, 734 pp. Unique in layout and format, this ground-breaking resource combines two great Webster's New World reference works in a single volume. Each page is divided into a dictionary section and a thesaurus section. The dictionary section provides concise authoritative definitions, while the thesaurus section below lists corresponding thesaurus entries. You can check the spelling and definition of a word and also re... View more info

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A Decade of Addresses, Delivered, From 1820 to 1829, to the Senior Classes at Bowdoin College; Together with an Inaugural Address: To Which is Added a Dudleian Lecture, Delievered May 12, 1830, at Harvard University

By: Allen, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Horatio Hill & Co.: 1830

Seller ID: 2203760

Condition: Good


Former library copy--usual marks; no jacket, rear hinge starting. 1830 Hard Cover. 272 pp. CONTENTS: Inaugural Address, 1820; Annual Addresses to Seniors: True Dignity of Character, 1820; Value of the Christian Revelation, 1821; The Ignorace of Man, 1822; The Love of Country, 1823; The Knowledge of Man, 1824; Humility, 1825; Christian Faith, 1826; The Love of God, 1827; Eternal Life, 1828; The Method of Holiness, 1830. Dudleian Lecture, 1830. Notes. View more info

My Son's Manual, Comprising A Summary View of the Studies, Acomplishments, and Principles of Conduct, Best Suited for Promoting Respectability and Success in Life

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1838

Seller ID: 1523287

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine sunned, pages foxed throughout, ink & pencil marks on endpapers (text unmarked). 1838 Small Hard Cover. 288 pp. A book from the early 19th century meant as a guide to lead the boy into manhood. Includes sections on: Classical learning, industry, The Imagination and the Importance of its proper regulation, A good heart necessary to enjoy the beauties of nature, Filial love, Fraternal love, The want of Decision of Character, On Buffoonery in Conversati... View more info

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Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969)

By: Arnold Arboretum

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arnold Arboretum: 1970

Seller ID: 2208285

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1970 Soft Cover. 87 pp. Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969).KEYWORDS: HARVARD UNIVERSITY EDUCATION ARNOLD ARBORETUM GARDEN GARDENING BOTANY HORTICULTURE REFERENCE View more info

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Views of Harvard: A Pictorial Record to 1860

By: Bail, Hamilton Vaughan; Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2163499

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards faintly soiled. 1949 Hard Cover. xviii, 264 pp. 66 plates, including reproductions of photographs, illustrations, and maps, follow text. A history of over 200 years in the life of Harvard University, from its construction in 1638 through 1860. View more info

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Education in the Forming of American Society: Needs and Opportunities for Study (Caravelle Editions)

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1960

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2161077

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Wrappers lightly toned. 1960 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 147 pp. Two essays on the development and influence of education on the formation of American society, the second of which examines gaps in cultural awareness and makes recommendations about how to correct these. View more info

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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces, together with Rules; Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in the Ornamental and Useful Art of Eloquence.

By: Bingham, Caleb; [Douglass, Frederick]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Manning & Loring: 1807

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2205660

Condition: Good


1807 eighth edition. Front free endpaper removed, first and last section of pages lightly stained, faintly foxed throughout, ink owner information on rear endpaper. Binding square and tight. vi, 300 pp. 12mo. Full leather. Gilt titles & rules. The book used by Frederick Douglass to teach himself reading, writing, and elocution skills - he describes in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass how he acquired a copy at the age of twelve. First published in 1797, The Col... View more info

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Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Chemically Modified Surfaces

By: Blitz, Jonathan P.; Little, Charles B.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry: 1999

Seller ID: 2272884

ISBN: 085404714X

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket otherwise a nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. x, 399 pp. The field of chemically modified particle surfaces has seen many significant developments in recent years. Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Chemically Modified Surfaces covers the latest analytical and synthetic techniques for the development and understanding of these surfaces. Encompassing subjects including self-assembled monolayers, scanning probe microscopies, combinatorial synthetic techniques, plasma p... View more info

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Manchester College: The First Seventy-Five Years

By: Bollinger, Russell V.; Burke, Eldon R.; Eikenberry, A.K.; Eikenberry, Gletha Mae; Garver, Earl S.; Keller, Paul W.; Schwalm, V.F.; Frantz, Ira H. (Editor)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535676

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Ink name & date on front endpaper. 1964 Hard Cover. 235 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 3/8. 8vo. Black & white photographs. A history of Manchester College, one of a number founded by the Church of the Brethren in the mid-19th century. Includes a great deal of information about the school, as well as some important history regarding the Brethren. Acquired as part of a large collection on the Brethren, from the working library of a divinity school professor. View more info

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Principles of Education

By: Bolton, Frederick Elmer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Seller ID: 2029340

Condition: Very Good


Pencil name on front endpaper, brief pencil notes on first contents page. 1910 Hard Cover. xii, 790 pp. 8vo. Dark green cloth, gilt titles. A work which extends various theories regarding education as it relates to brain function. View more info

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Brethren Education in the Southeast

By: Bowman, Paul Haynes

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bridgewater College: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536623

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small sticker on rear board. 1955 Hard Cover. 337 pp. Comprehensive history of Church of the Brethern schools and colleges, 1880-1955. Including colleges such as Bridgewater College, Daleville College and Cademy, and Blue Ridge College. View more info

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A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska: The Story of Hannah Breece

By: Breece, Hannah; Jacobs, Jane (Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Random House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1530607

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper, jacket price clipped.Very Good. 1995 Hard Cover. 302 pp. Map illustrated endpapers. Over fifty years ago Hannah Breece bestowed upon her great-niece Jane Jacobs a manuscript roughly culled together from letters of her days as a schoolteacher in Alaska and Fort Yukon. The project was shelved for many years, but in the summer of 1994 Mrs. Jacobs packed her bags and journeyed to Alaska to do the research necessary to complete her g... View more info

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The Yale Record Book of Verse, 1872-1922

By: Bronson, Francis W.; Chubb, Thomas Caldecot; Hume, Cyril

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1922

Seller ID: 2206576

Condition: Very Good


Spine and boards lightly toned, faint stain along page edge of first few pages. 1922 Hard Cover. 106 pp. It was a happy idea of Mr. Francis Bronson and his colleagues on the editorial board of the Yale Record for the Class of 1922, to blow the dust off the files of fifty years, and save from the shadow of oblivion verses that echo the laughter of twelve college generations. This little book... has a value apart from its merits as a sheaf of light verse; it is a contribut... View more info

Image for Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged; with Examples for Parsing, Questions for Examination, False Syntax for Correction, Exercises for Writing, Observations for the Advanced Student, and a Key to the Oral Exercises: Stereotype Edition

Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged; with Examples for Parsing, Questions for Examination, False Syntax for Correction, Exercises for Writing, Observations for the Advanced Student, and a Key to the Oral Exercises: Stereotype Edition

By: Brown, Goold

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Samuel S. & William Wood, No. 261, Pearl Street: 1844

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2133088

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with minor loss from spine label, lightly stained throughout, rear free endpaper removed, pencil notes on endpapers. 1844 Full-Leather. 13, xiv, 311, [1] pp. 12mo. Originally published in 1825, this 1844 stereotype edition is the first printing of this work to include endorsements preceding the title page, among which is one from Edgar Allan Poe, taken from the March 1842 issue of Pioneer, stating, 'A work perhaps the very best of its kind, and of which the... View more info

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A Prospect of the Colleges in Cambridge in New England Engraved by Wm. Burgis in 1726 [Colleges]

By: Burgis, Wm. [William]; Andrews, William Loring

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1897

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2163501

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Bookplate on front endpaper, gatefold frontispiece loose but included. 1897 Hard Cover. 38 pp. 4to. 1897 reissue of 1726 original. A collection of early images of Harvard University, originally produced in 1726, and re-released here with descriptive text, including correspondence between Thomas Hollis and former Harvard President E. Holyoke. View more info

Educational Blue Book and Directory of the Church of the Brethren 1708-1923, with Biographies

By: Cable, W. Arthur; Sanger, Homer F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The General Educational Board of the Church of the Brethren: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535697

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name & date on front endpaper. Binding tight, pages clean, text bright & unmarked. 1923 Hard Cover. 656 pp. 8 3/8 x 6 1/8. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. Tipped in on the front endpaper is an insert regarding the Gish Publishing Fund, which was arranged by James & Barbara Gish, and designed to fund the printing of books and other material related to the promotion of the Church of the Brethren. Acquired as part of a large collection on the Breth... View more info

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Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement

By: Calkins, Lucy; Ehrenworth, Mary; Lehman, Christopher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 2012

Seller ID: 2200425

ISBN: 0325043558

Condition: Good


Ink marginalia and highlighting. 2012 Trade Paperback. vii, 214 pp. Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Reading and Writing Project have helped thousands of educators design their own pathways to the Common Core. Now, with Pathways to the Common Core, they are ready to help you find your way. Designed for teachers, school leaders, and professional learning communities looking to navigate the gap between their current literacy practices and the ideals of the Common C... View more info

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Economic Influences upon Educational Progress in the United States, 1820-1850

By: Carlton, Frank Tracy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Teachers College Columbia University: 1965

Seller ID: 2122431

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1965 Mass Market Paperback. A history of education in America from the colonial period to the present day, with a special focus on changing attitudes that can be traced to economic growth and upheaval. View more info

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How to Win Friends & Influence People

By: Carnegie, Dale

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1982

Seller ID: 2274304

ISBN: 0671723650

Condition: Good


Binding repaired. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you! For over 50 years the rock-solid, time-tested advice in this book has carried thousands of now famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. Now this phenomenal book has been revised and upda... View more info

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New Public School Parent: How to Get the Best Education for Your Child

By: Chase, Bob

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2002

Seller ID: 1298100

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on page base. A nice bright copy. 2002 Trade Paperback. 288 pp. Despite controversies over standardized testing, school funding, and teacher quality, more than ninety percent of American children attend public schools. In The New Public School Parent, parents will learn all they need to know about how the public school system works and, more importantly, how to navigate it to ensure that their children are getting the education that they deserve. Backed by... View more info

Image for Cobb's Expositor, or, Sequel to the Spelling-Book; Containing about Twelve Thousand of the Most Common Words of the Language; in which each word is accurately spelled, pronounced, divided, and explained, and the primary and secondary accent noted; to which are prefixed Concise Principles of Pronunciation, and Rules for the Accentuation and Division of Words. Designed for the Use of Schools.

Cobb's Expositor, or, Sequel to the Spelling-Book; Containing about Twelve Thousand of the Most Common Words of the Language; in which each word is accurately spelled, pronounced, divided, and explained, and the primary and secondary accent noted; to which are prefixed Concise Principles of Pronunciation, and Rules for the Accentuation and Division of Words. Designed for the Use of Schools.

By: Cobb, Lyman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: J.H. Hickok & Co. / Hickok & Blood.: 1836

Seller ID: 2197848

Condition: Good


Eleventh edition. Boards rubbed with some loss from corners, free endpapers removed, lightly to moderately foxed throughout. 1836 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216 pp. Leather spine, printed paper over boards. A condensation of a contemporary pronouncing dictionary, designed for the use of schools. Spellers and readers like these were often used by autodidacts to achieve literacy and develop reading and elocution skills (e.g., Frederick Dougla... View more info

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The University of Rochester Medical Center: Teaching, Discovering, Caring (75 Years of Achievement, 1925-2000)

By: Cohen, Jules; Joynt, Robert J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2206725

ISBN: 1580460836

Condition: Near Fine


Two gift notes to title page, page ridges very faintly foxed.Near Fine. 2000 Hard Cover. xiv, 339 pp. This commemorative volume tells the story of how a relatively small, university-based medical school over the course of 75 years became a national leader in medical research, health care, and their reform. Black & white photographs.Organized to reflect the three major missions of the University of Rochester Medical Center, this book reviews the distinctive achievements i... View more info

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Comstock's Common School Philosophy

By: Comstock, J.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reed and Barber: 1839

Seller ID: 2260338

Condition: Fair


Spine repaired, loss from head and foot, edges rubbed, lightly foxed throughout. 1839 Full-Leather. 258 pp. A look at how the world saw the science of physics in the early 1800s. View more info