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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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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 research its synonyms -- all at a single glance! Included are over 58,000 dictionary entries, including widely used scientific,... View more info

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Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

By: Allen, James P.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2283827

ISBN: 0521653126

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. xii, 510 pp. This is an introduction to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts. It contains twenty-six lessons, exercises (with answers), a list of hieroglyphic signs, and a dictionary, as well as twenty-five essays on the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian history, society, religion and literature. It also offers scholars of linguistics a complete grammatical description of the classical language of ancient Egypt. 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

Image for 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

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: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1838

Seller ID: 2290915

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine sunned, pages foxed throughout, ink & pencil marks on endpapers (text unmarked). 1838 Small Hard Cover. vi, [7]-288 pp. 16mo. 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 Conversation, etc. 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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A Peaceable Kingdom: The Shaker Abecedarius

By: Barsam, Richard Meran

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking: 1978

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2291336

ISBN: 0670545007

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. No jacket. A few faint smudges on boards. 1978 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Shaker children must have had a rollicking good time as they recited their way through this alphabet verse, or abecedarius, an incongruous world of animals created for the practical purpose of teaching reading.--Afterword. Illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen, with an afterword by Richard Meran Barsam. 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 polymerizations and molecular modelling of modified surfaces, the book provides a unique snap-shot of state-of-the-art concept... 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 contribution to the history of fun at Yale.KEYWORDS: YALE UNIVERSITY IVY LEAGUE COLLEGE AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY EDUCATION 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 accuracy is far more than usual.' FULL TITLE: Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged; with Examples for Parsin... View more info

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The Culture of Education

By: Bruner, Jerome

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289078

ISBN: 0674179536

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Owner's stamp on half-title page and on rear wrapper recto. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 224 pp. What we don't know about learning could fill a book--and it might be a schoolbook. In a masterly commentary on the possibilities of education, the eminent psychologist Jerome Bruner reveals how education can usher children into their culture, though it often fails to do so. Applying the newly emerging cultural psychology to education, Bruner proposes that the mind reaches its full potential only through participation in the culture--not j... 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

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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 Core, Pathways to the Common Core will help you: *understand what the standards say, suggest, and what they don't say; *reco... View more info

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The Facticity of Life and Language in the Early Works of Martin Heidegger: A Dissertation

By: Campbell, Scott M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UMI: 1999

Seller ID: 2291705

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Edge of both boards bumped, page ridges lightly foxed. 1999 Hard Cover. iii, 347 pp. Boston College. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy. A dissertation. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher of the Continental tradition of philosophy. He is is best known for his contributions to phenomenology, hermeneutics, and existentialism. 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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40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, OxyContin, and Other Oddities On Trial In Pennsylvania

By: Chapman, Matthew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HaperCollins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286300

ISBN: 0061179450

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor general wear. 2007 Hard Cover. xv, 272 pp. In this fascinating story of evolution, religion, politics, and personalities, Matthew Chapman captures the story behind the headlines in the debate over God and science in America. In Kitzmiller v. Dover Board of Education, decided in late 2005, a Republican judge rendered a surprising verdict in a case that pitted the teaching of intelligent design (sometimes known as creationism in a lab coat) against the teaching of evolution. Taking place in a small Pennsylvania school district, the case had national repercussions, all the wa... 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 Douglass used the Columbian Orator for this purpose). View more info

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Cobb's New Spelling Book, in Six Parts

By: Cobb, Lyman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clark & Hesser: 1854

Seller ID: 2288956

Condition: Fair


Most of the spine is missing, front board nearly loose but still holding, rear board loose but included, pencil note on front endpaper. 1854 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 168 pp. Part I. Contains the alphabet, variously exhibited; easy words from one to four syllables, in which the single and double consonants are separately classed, and all silent vowels or consonants and diphthongs excluded. Part II. Contains the various and peculiar sounds of the single vowels, diphthongs, and triphthongs, all separately classed, both with regard to the terminating syll... 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 in teaching, research and clinical service over the 75 years of the Medical Center's history. Individual chapters on undergrad... 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

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Cornell's Primary Geography, Forming Part First of a Systematic Series of School Geographies.

By: Cornell, S.S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1875

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2203169

Condition: Fair


Loss from spine head and corner of rear board, boards rubbed and soiled, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 99, [1] pp. Includes black and white engraved illustrations throughout, as well as a number of maps hand-outlined in color. View more info

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Cornell's Companion Atlas to Cornell's High School Geography: Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, Designed for the Student to Memorize, together with Numerous Maps for Reference, Etc.

By: Cornell, S.S.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1864

Seller ID: 2262494

Condition: Very Good


1864 printing. Boards toned and lightly rubbed, ink named and town on front endpaper (dated Jan 1st 1865), small newspaper clipping mounted on opposite endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed, cube sketched in pencil on rear endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. [36], 8 pp. A collection of hand-colored maps, some of which are different from modern maps in interesting ways: e.g., a map of Canada labeling portions as Hudson Bay Company's Territory; a United States map labeling what is now Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming as Idaho only, Oklahoma as 'Indian Territory', and showing no divisi... View more info

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The 75th Anniversary of the Founding of the Dental School of Harvard University: A Record of the Celebration Held at The Harvard Club of Boston, April 16, 1943 [Inscribed by School's Dean, Leroy Mathew Simpson Miner]

By: Dental School of Harvard University

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Published by the University: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2073623

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed & signed by the dean, Leroy M.S. Miner: 'To Edgar L. Abt. With appreciation and thanks for your letter and for the portrait which you helped make possible, Leroy M.S. Miner, March 1944.' (he is likely referring to the photographic portrait of himself in the text). 52 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece of Nathan Cooley Keep, portraits of Charles Albert Brackett, Leroy Mathew Simpson Miner, and the entrance to the Harvard Dental School in text. View more info

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Deschanel's Natural Philosophy, Part I: Mechanics, Hydrostatics, and Pneumatics

By: Deschanel, A. Privat; Everett, J.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1883

Seller ID: 2267138

Condition: Good


Edges lightly rubbed, front wrapper creased, ink name and date on front endpaper, light pencil marginalia throughout text, pages faintly toned. 1883 Soft Cover. xii, 256 pp. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy. Illustrated by 180 engravings on wood, and one colored plate. CONTENTS: Introductory; First Principles on Dynamics, Statics; Gravity; The Mechanical Powers; The Balance; First Principles of Kinetics; Laws of Falling Bodies; The Pendulum; Energy; Elasticity; Friction; Hydrostatics; Principle of Archimedes; Density and its Determination; Vessels in Communication. Levels.; Capillarit... View more info

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Cambridge Past and Present

By: Downs, Brian W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co., Ltd. / George H. Doran Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278355

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, no publisher date (circa 1920s), spine and front board faintly toned. 1926 Hard Cover. vii, 257 pp. Includes 16 color plates and a map of Cambridge on front endpapers. CONTENTS: The Town--Situation and Name; The Town--History and Commerce; The Town--Memorials and Things of Fame; The University--Origin and Organization; The University--Library and Senate House; The University--Press and Scientific Institutes; The Fitzwilliam Museum; The Colleges--Peterhouse and Pembroke; The Colleges--Queen's, St. Catharine's, and Corpus Christi; The Colleges--King's and Clare; The Col... View more info

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British History Displayed, 1688-1950

By: Elliot, Margaret M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2277824

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, boards very lightly bowed, top page ridge lightly foxed, ink names and date on rear paste-down endpaper. 1955 Hard Cover. xi, 348 pp. With 257 illustrations. Originally published in 1955, this book was originally intended to provide a general framework for one year's syllabus of history teaching in secondary schools. Elliot covers British and European history from the end of the seventeenth century until the end of the Second World War, illustrating the text with drawings, photographs and maps showing important military campaigns, events, people and fashion trends. This book will be... View more info