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The New England Primer Improved, or An Easy and Pleasant Guide to the Art of Reading; to which is added, The Assembly's Shorter Catechism

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, United Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1888

Seller ID: 16592

Condition: Near Fine


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 36 pages; no date given but circa [1888], with prior ownership in pencil inside front cover dated that year. Pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. Thin strip of marbled paper over spine, as issued. Expected mild toning but otherwise quite fresh and neat. Illustrated with woodcuts. NF View more info

Charles Robinson and his Friends, a sequel to "Real Heroes"

By: Allen, James T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Alfred Holness: 1904

Seller ID: 27575

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 62 pages; Smaller 12mo format HC in original tan cloth with decorative color added pictorial design to cover; title lettering at spine - "Select Books for the Young". Scarce pedagogical religious book for juveniles illustrated with wooducts. No copies recorded in institutional holdings searched on Worldcat. Light silverfish patchiness to the cloth boards. Binding snug and contents clean. Gift inscription in handsome script to front e... View more info

The Green Velvet Dress : And Other Stories. False Friends. --The Great Plague.

By: American Baptist Publication Society,

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Baptist Publication Society,: 1875

Seller ID: 31819

Condition: Very Good


Woodcut frontis; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 48 pages; No author given. Slim HC in original black calf leather backed binding with marbled paper covered boards. Soundly bound and generally neat with gilt title lettering and a series # 30 stamped in vertical design to spine. Mild soiling top front corner of the first few leaves Just light shelf rubbing to boards at corner tips and spine ends. Scarce juvenile pedagogical tract. VG View more info

The Book of One Hundred Pictures

By: American Sunday School Union

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1861

Seller ID: 29567

Condition: Very Good+


Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 104 pages; An exceptionally well preserved copy in original dark brown cloth with deeply impressed patterns, lettering and decorative borders in blind to boards and with gilt struck title lettering a bit dulled at sine. Snugly bound and fresh with just a whisper of rub to cloth at corners. 1864 Christmas gift inscription to front endpage. Themed groupings of single page narrative vignettes, each headed by a pictorial woodcut. 4 page ... View more info

Scenes of Childhood : for Children Four or Five Years Old [With] the High Born English Boy & the Pilgrim in Many Lands

By: American Sunday School Union

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1848

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31193

Condition: Very Good-


Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 48 pages; Slim, small format HC in original brown cloth with decrative vignette and rules stamped in blind to boards; title lettering and gilt decorative design to spine - a little rubbed. Three 16 page tracts collected in one volume. 1848 date given in copyright; prior owner inscription at front dated 1857. Soundly bound and generally neat with light shelf rub to boards at tips and edges. Some modest spotting and soiling to contents... View more info

Fireside Pictures

By: American Tract Society

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1863

Seller ID: 31194

Condition: Very Good+


Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 64 pages; Slim, small format HC is snughly bound, bright and very neat in original terra cotta colored cloth with decorative pictorial design brightly in gilt to cover along with decorative vignette ruling in blind; spine unlettered, as issued. Just trace shelf rub to boards at extremities. Charmingly illustrated with a woodcut on each page. Nice copy; uncommon thus. VG++ View more info

The Union, Number Five; Containing Lessons for Reading and Spelling...

By: Angell, Oliver`

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Marshall Williams & Butler: 1841

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 19075

Condition: Very Good-


Angell's Union Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 296 pages; Revised stereotype edition. Bound in original full speckled calf with gilt tooled morocco title label to spine. Boards splayed slightly at front edge. Modest skinning to leather along edges; light surface rubbing mid-spine. Short, incipient split in the leather over the front hinge. Scattered moderate spot soiling to text. Prior ownership inscriptions to front and rear endpages. 1850's Bookplate of a Univers... View more info

Technology and the Academics; An Essay on Universities and the Scientific Revolution.

By: Ashby, Eric.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28940

Condition: Very Good+


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 118 pages; Reprint. Trade paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Snugly bound and neat. A touch of shelf/handling ewvidence to covers at edges; slight lift to cover at front edge. Superficial toning to white areas of cover design and just light fading to cover at spine. Solid unmarked copy VG++ View more info

American Popular Lessons : Chiefly Selected from the Writings of Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, and Other Approved Writers

By: Barbauld; Edgeworth Et. Al.

Price: $43.95

Publisher: New York, R Lockwood: 1829

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 13554

Condition: Very Good-


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 251 pages; 1829 R Lockwood, NY. HC in printed paper covered boards and gilt ruled cloth backstrip. 2nd edition after and 1820 printing. An early American school book with intermediate level narrative pieces relating to American history, Scripture as well as charachter formation. Paper covered boards have bordered title printing at front and printer's advertisements on rear surface. Simple gitl ruling acros spine; unlettered, as issued. Sound c... View more info

Points of View on American Higher Education: A Selection of Essays from the Chronicle of Higher Education: Vol I, Professors and Scholarship

By: Barnes, Stephen H. , (Ed. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lewiston, ID, Edwin Mellen Press: 1990

Seller ID: 24556

ISBN: 0889469393

Condition: Very Good+


1990 Edwin Mellen Press softcover in printed wraps. [ (ISBN match) in series (this vol - Professors and Scholarship)] Very clean and neat. No marks; tight binding - appears unread. Top fore corner has a mild stress, corner crease. Solid, clean and neat. VG or better [bio498]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; Softcover in printed wraps. ] Very clean and neat. No marks; tight binding - appears unread. Top fore corner has a mild stress, corner crease. Solid, clean and ... View more info

Alma Mater; A Profound Study of a Great University

By: Benstead, Charles R. & Edgar Norfield (Illus. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1985

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 21901

ISBN: 0584111193

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cartoons; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 152 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in uniformly bright and crisp edged pictorial dust jacket. Small red streak to the rear panel of the dust jacket; otherwise unmarked. Illustrated with B&W cartoons. NF/NF- View more info

Musi-Physicality Piano Technique

By: Bernstein, Seymour

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Seymour Bernstein Music and Hal Leonard: 1991

Seller ID: 16280

ISBN: 0793506093

Condition: Fine


4to 11" - 13" tall; 72 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy, color illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh; no marks. Appears unread and unused. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and musical notation. Uncommon title. As new. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra; (Period American Binding)

By: Bridge, B

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, F. W. Greenough: 1839

Edition: 2nd American edition

Seller ID: 23278

Condition: Good+


Millersville; Equations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 224 pages; Viii, (9) -224, 36 pp. What is unusual and striking about the book is the 1/4 leather period binding, with ornate rose cloth boards, blind embossed with a pattern of floral vines. It is a very unusual American binding for a school book of this period. Externally bright and neat with just mild shelf bumping to board tips. Regrettably missing the front endpapers, along with a 1" x 2" chip from the to... View more info

The Call To Brilliance; A True Story to Inspire Parents and Educators

By: Brown, Resa Steindel & Joseph Chilton Pearce & William Glasser

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA, Fredric Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27070

ISBN: 0977836908

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages; Trade paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Tight bright and fresh. Just a whisper of shelf/handling evidence to covers. Signed with brief incription by the author to front end page. Owner has blocked out her name in the inscription. NF; Signed by Author View more info

From Where I Stand

By: Bucher, Caleb W.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Lititz, PA, Self-Published: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34407

Condition: Near Fine


1988 Caleb Bucher (self-published) trade pbck in glossy illstd covers. Bright clean and neat; an unread copy. Just trivial shelf evidence to covers. Just about as new. Scarce book by Lancaster County educator.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 127 pages; Trade pbck in glossy illstd covers. Bright clean and neat; an unread copy. Just trivial shelf evidence to covers. Just about as new. Uncommon title by a Lancaster County educator. NF View more info

Allgemeine Beschreibung der Erde und Ihrer Bewohner; Nebst Einer Kurzen Darstellung der Himmelskörper. Mit Vielen Abbildungen und Einer Illuminirten Weltkarte

By: Bösche, Eduard Theodor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Leineweber und Rex: 1840

Seller ID: 25939

Condition: Very Good-


Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 793 pages; Leineweber und Rex, Philadelphia. Bound in period full marbled calf with red moroco title label to spine with title lettering brightly tooled in gilt. Soundly bound and generally neat and clean. Folding world map missing. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts throughout the text, with heavy emphasis on America, the German speaking nations and Africa and Asia. Leather lightly scuffed and rubbed at board edges. Expected and usua... View more info

Scholars Who Teach; The Art of College Teaching

By: Cahn, Steven

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Eugene, OR, Wipf & Stock Publishers: 2004

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 26571

ISBN: 1592445357

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages; Bright and tight in glossy pictoral covers. Just mild handling evidence to covers at edges; a light curl to the cover at the front edge. Contents are clean and unmarked. VG+ View more info

The Hundred Wonders Of The World And Of The Three Kingdoms Of Nature Described According to the Best and Latest Authorities and Illustrated by Engravings

By: Clarke, C. C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Haven & Charleston, SC, John Babcock & Son & S. and W. R. Babcock: 1821

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 29251

Condition: Good


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 816 pages; 1st US edition, from the 10th English edition. Stout small brick shaped book in period calf. Morocco title label detached from spine and laid in at front. Leather well rubbed and scuffed; persihing by rot at spine. Text block sound and complete; boards attached tenuously by cords. Toning and spotting to contents is generally moderate. Some light damp line evidence to margins of first and last few leaves. A prior owner name has been ... View more info

Cobb's Spelling Book, Being a Just Standard For Pronouncing the English Language; Designed to Teach the Orthography and Orthoepy of J. Walker; Revised Edition

By: Cobb, Lymana

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Claremont NH, Claremont NH Manufacturing Co.: 1847

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31459

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 168 pages; Revised edition. Soundly bound in original buff paper covered boards and light blue cloth backstrip, unlettered as issued. Light chipping to paper over boards along edges and light rubbing to board tips. Usual expected light toning and spotting to page stock. Manuscript ownership to front endpage and a few doodles to rear endpage. Contents clean. VG- View more info

Angel's Lily and History of Temple University

By: Conwell, Russell H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 0302A185893

ISBN: 0766161587


1920 Judson Press HC in green cloth gilt stamped cover and spine. 1st ed. Superb copy. Binding quite firm - appears unread. Covers deep green and gilt exceptionally bright. A Fine copy; 0.43 x 11.1 x 8.36 Inches; 144 pages View more info