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1 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
Pittsburgh United Presbyterian Board of Publication 1888 Wraps 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 
Price: 22.50 USD
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2 Abbott, Jacob Harper's Story Books, Vol 3 With, "Virginia, Or, a Little Light on a Very Dark Saying" ; "Timboo & Joliba, or the Art of Being Useful" ; "Timboo & Fanny, or the Art of Self Instruction"
New York Harper & Brothers 1855 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; HC in ornate Victorian era decorated cloth. Decorative pond-scape illustrated title vignette to cover board and ornate decorative title design to spine. 3 books in one volume, with separate title pages and pagination. Profusely illustrated with full page, half page and in-text engravings. Corners bumped with mild abrasion to cloth. Nicked and rubbed at spine ends. Front endpage neatly removed, probably to efface a personal gift inscription. Soundly bound and generally neat with but mild scattered toning. VG- 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Alcott, William A. Tall Oaks from Little Acorns, or Sketches of Distinguished Persons of Humble Origin
New York Carlton & Porter 1856 Presumed 1st edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 369 pages; Smaller format HC in original trade cloth binding. Presumed 1st edition, with no subsequent printing noticed. Snugly bound in original green cloth with decorative ruling and vignette framing stamped in blind to boards. Vertical lettering in gilt to spine along with a publisher lettered numeral "610" at base of spine - presumably a number in series of publication. Snugly bound and generally clean. Cut paper bookplate mounted to front pastedown has had some handsome manuscript ownership largely effaced with rough rubbing. Illustrated with several woodcut engraved plates. Light to moderate splotchy toning scattered in text. Cloth lightly rubbed and bumped at extremities. Solid and clean; uncommon. VG- 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Allen, James T. Charles Robinson and his Friends, a sequel to "Real Heroes"
London Alfred Holness 1904 Hardcover 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 endpage dated 1904 Christmas. Toning to front and rear endpages. Solid clean copy; scarce. VG- 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 American Baptist Publication Society, The Green Velvet Dress : And Other Stories. False Friends. --The Great Plague.
Philadelphia American Baptist Publication Society, 1875 1/2 leather 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 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 American Sunday School Union Scenes of Childhood : for Children Four or Five Years Old [With] the High Born English Boy & the Pilgrim in Many Lands
Philadelphia American Sunday School Union 1848 Revised Edition Hardcover 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 - more so in the first tract from which the volume takes its title. Charming woodcut headers to each of the 16 "Childhood Scenes." VG-Revised by the Committee of Publication [of the] American Sunday School Union. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 American Sunday School Union The Book of One Hundred Pictures
Philadelphia American Sunday School Union 1861 Hardcover 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 publisher catalog appended at rear. VG++ to NF 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 American Tract Society Fireside Pictures
New York American Tract Society 1863 Hardcover 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++ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Angell, Oliver` The Union, Number Five; Containing Lessons for Reading and Spelling...
Philadelphia Marshall Williams & Butler 1841 Revised Edition Full leather 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 University "Philosophical Society" mounted to the front pastedown. Solid copy. VG- 
Price: 39.50 USD
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10 Ashby, Eric. Technology and the Academics; An Essay on Universities and the Scientific Revolution.
London MacMillan 1963 Reprint Paperback 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++ 
Price: 11.50 USD
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11 Barbauld; Edgeworth Et. Al. American Popular Lessons : Chiefly Selected from the Writings of Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, and Other Approved Writers
New York R Lockwood 1829 Second Edition Hard cover 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 clean copy has a prior ownership inscription to the front endpage. Cloth rubbed and just a little tender at spine edges. Moderate shelf soiling to board surfaces; expected light toning to paper stock. Sound and attractive. VG- 
Price: 43.95 USD
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12 Barnes, Stephen H. , (Ed. ) Points of View on American Higher Education: A Selection of Essays from the Chronicle of Higher Education: Vol I, Professors and Scholarship
Lewiston, ID Edwin Mellen Press 1990 0889469393 / 9780889469396 Paperback 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 neat. VG or better 
Price: 65.00 USD
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13 Benstead, Charles R. & Edgar Norfield (Illus. ) Alma Mater; A Profound Study of a Great University
London Frederick Muller Ltd 1985 0584111193 / 9780584111194 reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Edgar Norfield 
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- 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Bernstein, Seymour Musi-Physicality Piano Technique
Milwaukee Seymour Bernstein Music and Hal Leonard 1991 0793506093 / 9780793506095 Paperback 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. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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15 Blake, Rev. John Lauris First Book in Astronomy, Adapted to the Use of Common Schools. Illus. with Steel Plate Engravings.
Boston Gould, Kendall and Lincoln 1848 Revised Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Stereotype Edition, with Additions and Improvements; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; HC in original cloth backed paper covered boards with pictorial title design printed to upper board and publisher's blurbs to the lower board. Soundly bound and complete. Boards rubbed at edges with scraping and abrasions to aper at board edges. Damp spill outlines to paper boards, darker at rear. Contents generally clean though with toning and foxing of moderate intensity scattered throughout. Some mild damp lines to the last 20 or so leaves in the margins. Illustrated with steel plate engraved plates. Prior ownership in mnauscrip to front endpages. G+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Bridge, B A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra; (Period American Binding)
Philadelphia F. W. Greenough 1839 2nd American edition 1/4 leather 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 top corner of the title page, causing a loss of the letters "TISE" from "Treatise". Excisions of front matter likely undertaken to remove prior ownership inscriptions. Contents snugly bound with mild scattered toning and foxing to the page stock. Bound in at rea is the publisher's 36 page catalog of "Valuable school books". G++ to VG- 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Brown, Resa Steindel & Joseph Chilton Pearce & William Glasser The Call To Brilliance; A True Story to Inspire Parents and Educators
Thousand Oaks, CA Fredric Press 2007 0977836908 / 9780977836901 Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
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 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Bösche, Eduard Theodor Allgemeine Beschreibung der Erde und Ihrer Bewohner; Nebst Einer Kurzen Darstellung der Himmelskörper. Mit Vielen Abbildungen und Einer Illuminirten Weltkarte
Philadelphia Leineweber und Rex 1840 Leather 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 usual light spotting and foxing to page stock. An uncommon World Geography title printed for upper level German speaking students in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Solid and decent, though lacking the map. VG- thus 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 Cahn, Steven Scholars Who Teach; The Art of College Teaching
Eugene, OR Wipf & Stock Publishers 2004 1592445357 / 9781592445356 reprint Paperback 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+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Clarke, C. C. 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
New Haven & Charleston, SC John Babcock & Son & S. and W. R. Babcock 1821 First American Edition Leather 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 removed from the top edge of the title and preface page by clipping the topmost 1/4 inch from the margins of these pages. Over 100 woodcut illustrations, generally two to a plate but sometimes singly or in threes. One plate observed with the lower third torn away and missing. Otheres appear complete and undamaged. Leather binding well worn; rebacking suggested as a restoration. Dealing with geology, wonders of nature and scientific invention, disasters etc. Good only thus 
Price: 125.00 USD
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