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Image for Moments in Time; 150 Years of Marietta College in Pictures

Moments in Time; 150 Years of Marietta College in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marietta, Ohio, Marietta College: 1985

Seller ID: 19006


Beautiful book, spiral bound to lie flat. Comprised of large photos -- many full page -- with captions which collectively trace the history of Marrietta College located in Ohio's Washington County. All photos are in black and white and printed on glossy, quality paper. Book measures 9-1/4" tall and 12-1/2" across. Other than a small bit of corner wear, it's clean and nice with no names or writing. 97 pages. View more info

Hinckley High School Class of 1940 Memory Book Hinckley, Ohio

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hinckley, Ohio, Hinckley High School: 1940

Seller ID: 19353


Clean blue card cover printed in back with gold medallion stating the year of 1940. Tied with gold cording and tassel. Measures 5"x7-3/4" and is likewise clean inside. In addition to the usual signatures and filled-in info about the class, there is a charming array of calling cards each slipped into its own designed spot -- a total of 14. At the back there is also a special pocket for momentos in which is found a handwritten menu for the class banquet which was h... View more info

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The Harvard Illustrated Magazine Vol. I, No. 2, 1899

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1899

Seller ID: 20054IN


A very nice and very early issue of The Harvard Illustrated Magazine -- only the second of the first volume to be published. Measures 7-1/2"x9-3/4" and is very clean and tightly bound. Faults are confined to a small bit of wear to tail of spine, a snipped corner at upper back. a crease and softening to lower back corner, and a bit of paper from the cover adhered to first page near gutter. Pristine cover and pages. Illustrated nicely with photographs and art inclu... View more info

Lawrenceville School Mid-winter Program 1935

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Lawrenceville School: 1935

Seller ID: 20073


Very nice book -- clean and tightly bound. Pages pristine -- cover shows toning at edges, flat corner creases to both front corners and two tiny edge tears. Published to present information on the production of "Whistling In the Dark", a play produced and acted by the Periwig Club, the upcoming "Prom" or Promenade as it was called, and the state of the various athletics departments. Includes drawings, bios of the cast, a Periwig history, and large full-pa... View more info

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Fork Union Military Acdemy Catalog

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fork Union, Virginia, Fork Union Miliary Academy:

Seller ID: 20712


Very nice, clean catalog for this Virginia Christian military academy designed to prepare boys for college. Spiral bound to lie flat and brown pebbled boards with gilt to face. Measures 8"x11" and has 117 pages. No names or wriiting and pristine pages -- high quality coated paper. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs. Curiously, there is no date, but the President of the school at this time was Colonel James Caldwell Wicker who in 1950 as head o... View more info

Memorial of Samuel Eells

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cobb, Andrews & Company: 1873

Seller ID: 20889HNC


Tightly bound and very clean with nice beveled edge to both boards. Brown cloth shows small bit of wear to corners and to crown and tail of spine, but no cracking to hinges, either fornt or back. Pages are also very clean with very light overall foxing to two blank pages at fornt and back. Eells was a 19th century American philosopher, essayist ,and orator who founded the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity in 1832 at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. Book offers biographic... View more info

The Lighting of Schools; A Guide to Good Practice (Includes Two Additional Items)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Holophane Company Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: 21044


A very scarce and interesting bit of ephemera. The main booklet (No. 344-A) is oversized at 8-1/2"x11". It is very clean and tightly bound. Only defect is faint dampstain and some mild crinkling to very bottom edge of pages, affecting a height of less than half an inch. Illustrated nicely with drawings and several black and white photographs with text -- 24 pages. Also laid in is a leaflet, also produced by Holophane entitled "Computation of Proper Wire Size ... View more info

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I Will Plant Me A Tree: An Illustrated History of Gresham's Schooll (SIGNED 1st)

By: Benson, Steve

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, James & James: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 28030


Very handsome book, pristine inside and out. No names or writing other than the SIGNATURE and inscription of the author on the title page. It reads thus, "To ----'s Daddy with my best wishes, Steve Benson." The book opens with a chapter by Martin Crossley Evans who worte the history of the school's early beginnings. The rest os covered by Benson, relete with numerous black and white photographs. The school pulled back from the classical mode to open a new kind of school ... View more info

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Behind the Ivy: Fifty Years in One University and With Vistis to Sundry Others

By: Berry, Romeyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press: 1950

Edition: Presumed First

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 28271


Book itself is clea nand tightly bound with no cracks to hinges and pristine pages throughout. Former owner wrote his name and the date 1950 on the front free endpaper. The author wrote on the title page at top thus: "With every good wish, Romeyn Berry." The dustjacket paper is still crips, but edges of white endflap-s are browned a bitand there ischipt to bother corners to all four corners at front and one at back (see photos), but looks very handsome in brand n... View more info

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Shaker Heights Then and Now

By: Bowers, Dr. C.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shaker Heights, Ohio, Shaker Heights Board of Education: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28121


This is not a commonly seen book which contrasts life from the early Shakers of Shaker Colony to modern times in Shaker Heights of the late 1930's. Book is amply illustrated with black and white photographs and maps with a strong emphasis on schools and education. Book measures 9" x 11-3/4" with 128 pages. Book is clean and tightly bound with just one small spot to front cover at top near spine (see photos) and some darkness along back cover next to spine st t... View more info

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The Majic Bus An American Odyssey (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $68.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt-Brace: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23832


I somehow missed this book when it came out, but it's a great read. It's about a a young professor, the author, who took 17 students on a sleep-over bus as part of Hofstra University's traveling course, Art and Culture Across America. This was the maiden voyage and it included reading 12 books by great American writers, saw Bob Dylan in Seattle, gambled at a Vegas casino, danced to Bourbon Street jazz in New Orleans, visited Elvis Presley's Graceland and William Faulkne... View more info

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School Architecture: Manual for Architects and School Authorities

By: Bruce, William George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Johnson Service Company: 1910

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 25777DH


Very clean inside and out with virtually no wear and no names or writing. Measures just 4-1/4"x5-1/2" and is well illustraed with black and white photographs of various types of school architecture -- actual buildings from around the U.S.. Text is divided into five chapters: preliminary requirements, the building, the classroom, special rooms, and heating and ventilating. 287 pages, plus back matter. View more info

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San Francisco Theological Seminary; The Making of a Western School of the Church 1871-1998

By: Coote, Robert B.; Hadsell, John S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Anselmo, California, First Presbyterian Church: 1999

Seller ID: 24114


Crisp, clean book, pristine inside and out and with no names or writing. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 325 pages. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, some vintage. Bookmark from school bookshop laid-in. A detailed history. View more info

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An Improbable College and Other Convocation Addresses

By: Copeland, Henry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wooster, Ohio, College of Wooster: 1995

Seller ID: 175803


Crisp, beautiful copy with just small spots of isolated edgewear. Not commonly found. A compilation of 15 opening convocations by Henry Copeland who served as president of Wooster College in Wooster, Ohio from 19977 to 1995. Also includes his innaugural address. 171 pages. View more info

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Charlotte Haxall Noland 1883-1969

By: DeButts, Mary Custis Lee et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Middleburg, Virginia, Foxcroft School: 1971

Seller ID: 28238


Beautiful book with such lovely textured paper and deckled edges. The green cloth binding is in excellent condition without dustjacket as per design. Book is very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing inside. Book is a gift of memories of the subject who fiounded Foxcroft School in Virginia. Not only was it a good one, but unusual for its time. Women were exposed to fishing, riding and basketball -- and this in 1914! The text is interesting and the la... View more info

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The Early Days of Cape Cod Community College (SIGNED)

By: Delores Bird Carpenter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: West Barnstable, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Community College: 1989

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23895


Everything about this book is clean and bright with no defects of note. The jacket will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The author SIGNED on the title page with no inscription. At first glance I thought it might be useful for historic reference and the evolution of college. But it is much more than that. It's a book to keep with memories of the college clubs, "Animal House Antics". college publications, sports, and more. he book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" with 220 pag... View more info

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A Grand River Album: Institute and Academy 1831 1981 (Ohio Western Reserve)

By: Grand River Academy Sesquicentennial Committee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ohio, Grand River Academy Sesquicentennial Committee: 1981

Seller ID: 25492


A very nice clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Printed on a cream colored paper and illustrated throughout with documents and photos. The book traces the history of the first such school in the Western Reserve of Ohio, even predating Oberlin College, and follows it through to 1981. In the begimnning the school was lauded for its location which was miles from a grocery or srinking establishment and had about it an aura of religiousity. The school ... View more info

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The Legacy of Clark Freeway Fighters (SIGNED)

By: Harris, Dave et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wadsworth, Ohio, Living Through Legacies Tec4Life: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23715


This is a hard to find title, but here it is and it's SIGNED by one of the authors who penned this: "Keep the Intergenerational School in your life. Best wishes, David Harris 11-30-11." It has a Cleveland area background and a strong focus on The Intergenerational School, a nationally praised K-8 public charter school located inj Cleveland.. Today the Freeway Fighters tell their own stories, but in the late 60's and ealy 70's they interviewed warriors who fought , and ... View more info

Image for Lakewood A Thousand Memories (from Morning Kindergarten to Prom Ngiht Kiss (Book 1); Lakewood A  Thousand Memories: The Lakwood High Adventure (Book 2)

Lakewood A Thousand Memories (from Morning Kindergarten to Prom Ngiht Kiss (Book 1); Lakewood A Thousand Memories: The Lakwood High Adventure (Book 2)

By: Hull, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lakewood, Ohio, Bob Hull Books: 1992

Seller ID: 25732


Crisp NEW two volume set. Clean as a whistle inside and out with original advertising from author/publisher laid-in. An insider's look at school days in Lakewood, Ohio. Illustrated with great photos, posed and candid, and school ephemera. Much text consisting od a little history and a lot of memories from those who'd been there over the years. Books measure 8-1/2"x12" and have 695 pages collectively. View more info

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A History of Public Education In Our Town of New Philadelphia

By: Jeanne Grossenbacher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Strasburg, Ohio, Gordon Printing: 1987

Edition: No Dated Publication History. Presumed F

Seller ID: 30024


I've been buying Ohioana since 1987 and I only now found this title. The schoolgirl look on the cover caught my eye, though I was surprised that it was about education in New Phildelphia. Yes, it's a serious look at the evolution of a school system. But there's good history in here too -- the part apout Union School and its fire and the story of the 1450 pound school bell. The book mesures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 132 pages. There are also many historic photographs and graph... View more info