San Francisco: C.A. Murdock & Co, 1887. First edition. In Rare Dust Jacket. First edition of this immensely... Read More about The Birds' Christmas Carol
Walpole, N. H: Printed for the Author by Charter & Hale, 1806. Quaker education. The Seaman family were of Long Island, and longtime members of the Friends. Read More about The Pious Instructor: being a Selection in Prose and Verse, from Various authors Eminent for...
Brooklyn, [New York]: L. Darbee & Son, Printers, 92 South First Street, 1859. Read More about Report of the Committee on Truant Law, together with the Reports of the Superintendent, Physician...
Vesaliae: Matthaeus Leporin, 1744 (final digit corrected to "8" in ink). Advertising his school. Read More about Ingenio. Valere Eum. Oportet in Studiis. qui. proficere [drop title
Duisburgi ad Rhenum: Typis Ioh. Seb. Straubi, 1751. Selling the School. “There is no greater plague among mortals and than the disease of atheists and deists …”. A striking advertisement for the benefits of the school’s program, endng with an invitation to the public examination and contest in public speaking..... Read More about Mortalium nulla capitalior est pestis, quam malesana illa atheorum, deistarum progenies … [drop...
Vesaliae (Wesel): Matthaeus Leporinus, 1744. Advertising his school. Read More about Omnium Animis Mortalium Scientiae [drop title
Oakland, New Jersey: 659 Valley Road, 30 October 1959. Responding to Hartley's query about some biographical details and his education he writes that the “Who's Who” has more up to date biographical information. Concerning the question about the importance of his education he writes “Regarding college and high-school education, who..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Selden Rodman”
Old Westbury, NY: 5 July 1981. Responding to Hartley's letter enquiring about her literary career. She writes that in addition to the information that he had noted she had recently received the U Thant Award and was the first woman to do so. She enclosed a copy of the presentation..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Nancy Wilson Ross”
Newburyport: John Mycall, Water-Street, [1794?]. Later edition (first published 1752). First published in 1752 under the title, A Complete Introduction to the Latin Tongue, it was the first New Jersey school bookAdvertised as "just published" in the Impartial Herald, Newburyport, January 2, 1795. Dated 1780 by Evans (entry 16983); however..... Read More about The American Latin Grammar: or, A Compleat Introduction to the Latin tongue. : Formed From the...
Cornwall: St. Austell, 8 August 1981. Responding to Hartley's query about his education he writes “I feel I owed everything to my high school education, that was the foundation of every thing that was achieved subsequently…college experience is not necessary for creative writing. Examples-Shakespeare, Dickens, Hardy, Kipling, Jane Austen, George..... Read More about Autograph letter signed “A. L. Rowse”
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited St. Martin's Street, 1923. One of 300 Large Paper Copies, signed by the author. Read More about A Second Scrap Book
New York: 14 July 1960. Responding to Hartley's query about the importance to his writing of his high school education he writes “how on earth could they even attempt to verbally describe their lives, emotions, thoughts or experiences to other cognetly, without a firm and solid command of the medium..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Ivan T. Sanderson”
Cambridge and New York: Harvard University, City University of New York, 22 June 1959, 1 April 1993. Exeter and Harvard! What Else? Both responding to Hartley's query about the importance of education on his career. Schlesinger writes that "the most important thing for writing is writing...If high schools and colleges..... Read More about Two type letters, one signed "Arthur Schlesinger Jr"
Pottsville [PA]: Printed by Benjamin Bannan, 1854. First edition. The Institute was located in Northumberland County, Pa. Read More about Address Delivered at the Laying of the Corner-Stone of the Shamokin Collegiate Institute, August...
N. P: . Schools of Industry. The author describes a visit to several Industrial Schools, including that at Ealing established by Lady Byron. He describes the premises, the students, classes, intentions of the schools, courses and comments on them. The schools he visited were at Norwood, Hackney-Wick, Aberdeen, and Okham..... Read More about Schools of Industry [Drop-title
Herbornae [Herborn, Germany]: 15 October, 1751. Obituary on the life and death of the eminent Prussian scholar and colleague, Johannes Mathias Florinus, who died after living for 71 years, one month, three weeks, and 5 days; on the theme of “ars beate moriendi”. Read More about Academiae Auriacae & Nassauicae H.T. Prorector Johannes Henricus Schrammius. Lecturis...
Montpelier, VT: Published by E.P. Walton, 1820. Read More about Lessons in Elocution, or, A selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the Improvement of Youth...
Trot: 1802. Second American edition. Thomas Sheridan was the father of the playwright. He came to London from Dublin to set up as a teacher and lecturer on elocution. He lectured to great success in London. Read More about A Course of Lectures on Elocution
London: J. & R. Dodsley, 1756. First edition, with half-title. "A treatise of fundamental importance for the history of English studies and the teaching of English, discussing all aspects of language-study, including grammar, rhetoric and elocution" (Alston)237714. Read More about British Education: or, the source of the Disorders of Great Britain. Being an Essay towards...
London: Printed for W. B. Gurney, sold by Butterworth & Son, 1817. Fourteenth Edition. Four poems to the author precede the text. The authors are identified only by initials: E[rasmus] D[arwin], C. H., H. B. and W. B. The final leaf bears the signature of W[illiam] B[rodie] Gurney, the editor..... Read More about Brachygraphy: or an easy and Compendious System of Short-Hand, Adapted to the Various Arts,...
N. P: 16 April 1993. Replying to Hartley's enquiry about her writing and the importance of her education on her writing. She writes that the Feminist Press had just published a memoir of hers which provided alot of the information that he was looking for, regarding college “college is always..... Read More about Autograph letter signed “Ruth Seid, Jo Sinclair, pseud”
Claremont, New Hampshire: Published by the Claremont Manufacturing Company. Simeon Ide, 1843. Only copy listed in Worldcat is 1845 Ide imprint. UNRECORDED. Read More about Introduction to the National Spelling-Books, with easy and progressive Reading Lessons, for the...
Montreal; Chapel Hill, North Carolina: 6 November 1981, 12 April 1993. Replying to Hartley's enquiry about her writing and the importance of education on a writier. Of this she writes “I do rather lean toward the idea of the educated and knowledgeable writer than the naturally gifted, “just folks” type..... Read More about Two typed letters signed “Elizabeth Spencer,” each with manuscript correction or notation
Washington, D.C: March 14, 1929. Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949) was the only physician on the faculty at Stanford University when he began his career there as an instructor and later an assistant professor, while still maintaining a full-time medical practice. Wilbur finally gave up his practice when he became a...... Read More about Typed note signed "Ray Lyman Wilbur" to "Mr. Halpern" (Seymour Halpern) in...
London: T. Fellowes, Ludgate Hill, 1868. Ninth edition. Thomas Arnold was headmaster of Rugby School and the Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of OxfordSir Henry Lennox Hopkinson (1855-1936) was the son of General Henry Hopkinson and Jean Montgomerie. He married Marie Ruan du Bois, daughter of Francis..... Read More about The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold
Stonington, Conn: 13 August, n.y.[probably 1959] and 6 April 1981. Responding to Hartley's letter enquiring about her literary career and the importance of her education on her writing. She writes “my experience has been fairly un-orthodox. Due to rather peculiar circumstances my formal education was stopped when I was fourteen..... Read More about An autograph letter signed “Grace Zaring Stone” and a dictated manuscript letter signed...