EDUCATION

[Printed pamphlet.] The Beautiful as a Factor in Education. Read before the Pennsylvania State Teachers' Association, at Scranton, July 4th, 1888.

Author: 
Edward Brooks, Ph.D., Late Principal of State Normal School in Pennsylvania
Publication details: 
Inquirer P. & P. Co., Lancaster, Pa. [Pennsylvania, 1888.]
£100.00

7pp., 8vo. Stitched and disbound. In poor condition, on aged and worn paper, with stamp shelfmarks and label of the Education Department Reference Library, London. No copy recorded on COPAC or WorldCat

[Printed pamphlet.] Suggestions to Teachers of English in the Secondary Schools.

Author: 
C. M. Gayley, Professor of the English Language and Literature, and C. B. Bradley, Associate Professor of the English Language and Literature, University of California, Berkeley
Publication details: 
Berkeley: Published by the University [of California]. 1894.
£30.00

68pp., 12mo. In grey printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with shelfmark, stamp and labels of the Education Department Reference Library, London. Scarce.

[American Society for the Extension of University Teaching, Philadelphia.] Four printed items: 'Annual Report of the Secretary' for academic years 1898-9 and 1899-1900; 'Annual Report of the Board of Directors 1900'; 'Ten Years' Report', 1890-1900.

Author: 
[American Society for the Extension of University Teaching, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
Publication details: 
American Society for the Extension of University Teaching, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
£120.00

All four items unbound. The two annual reports (both 16pp., 12mo) in fair condition, on aged paper; the other two items with wear and damage to outer leaves. The 'Ten Years' Report' is 44pp., 12mo; and the 'Annual Report of the Board of Directors' is 12pp., small 4to. All four items with stamps, shelfmarks and labels of the Education Department Library, London.

[Printed item.] L'Instruction des Sourds-Muets mise à la portée des Instituteurs Primaires et des Parents; Mémoire qui a remporté la Médaille d'Or au Concours de la Société Centrale des Sourds-Muets à Paris, en 1855. [Vie de Maitre Thomas.]

Author: 
L'Abbé C. Carton [Charles Louis Carton (1802-1863)], Directeur de l'Institution des Sourds-Muets, Bruges, Belgium
Publication details: 
Bruxelles: Imp.-Lib. de H. Goemaere, rue de la Montagne, 52. Paris: Lib. de J. Lecoffre et Cie, rue du Vieux-Colombier, 29. 1856.
£200.00

ix + 252pp., 8vo. In sturdy modern green buckram binding. On brittle browned high-acidity paper, with the half-title and title leaves detached. Stamp, shelfmarks and label of the Ministry of Education Reference Library, London. Printed on half-title: 'Vie de Maitre Thomas et de son Disciple Sourt-Muet Petit-Paul', beneath which, in manuscript: 'Presented by the Belgian Governt. | 1842.' Frontispiece lithograph by H. Goemaere of the 'Alphabet Manuel des Sourds-Muets'. The author is described on the title-page as: 'L'Abbé C.

[Printed pamphlet.] Ergänzungsheft zum Handbuch der Blindenwohlfahrtspflege herausgegeben von Syndikus Dr. Carl Strehl. 2. Ergänzungsheft: Hauptprobleme der Blindenpädagogik.

Author: 
Dr. J. I. Bauer [Joseph Ignaz Bauer], Lehrer an der Blindenanstalt Nürnberg [Vereins der blinden Akademiker Deutschlands, Marburg]
Publication details: 
Marburg a L.: Verlag des Vereins der blinden Akademiker Deutschlands e. V. 1928.
£50.00

90pp., 8vo. In grey stapled wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn wraps. Shelfmarks, stamp and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Uncommon: no copies in English-speaking libraries on WorldCat.

[Printed pamphlet.] The College and Association of Teachers of the Blind. Twentieth Annual Report For the Year ending 31st March, 1928.

Author: 
[The College and Association of Teachers of the Blind, London]
Publication details: 
[The College and Association of Teachers of the Blind, London, 1928.]
£60.00

23pp., 12mo. In orange printed wraps. In fair condition, lightly worn and aged, with rusting staple and shelfmark, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Scarce: no copy traced on OCLC WorldCat or COPAC.

[Froebel; education; women's teacher training] "N.F.U. [National Froebel Union] Syllabus & Examination Papers" (1899-30, broken run); "Publications of the National Froebel Union" (vols 1933-8)

Author: 
[National Froebel Union; Annual Publications]
Publication details: 
Full dating: (Syllabus etc.) 1899-1904, 1909-10, 1922-3, 1925-26, 1927-28, 1929-30; [Publications] 1933-4, 1935-6,1937-8,
£950.00

Total number of volumes , 15 (Syllabuses 12; Publications 3), green cloth, worn, spine gt, worn at extremities, contents slightly loose, generally fair, all with library stamps and shelf marks, and the label Board of Education Reserve Stock. Publications have wraps bound in.1. N.F.U.

[Printed item.] [ Proceedings of the International Conference on the Education of the Deaf held in the Training College Buildings, Edinburgh, on 29th, 30th, and 31st July and 1st and 2nd August 1907.]

Author: 
[National Association of Teachers of the Deaf; International Conference on the Education of the Deaf, 1907]
Publication details: 
[Edinburgh: The Darien Press, Bristo Place. 1907.]
£80.00

xiv + 176pp., 8vo. With seventeen plates carrying a view of the Edinburgh Institution for the Education of Deaf and Dumb, and photographic portraits of members. Lacking title-leaf, otherwise in fair condition, on aged paper, with one plate loose and worn, with shelfmark (of the Board of Education Reference Library, London) and manuscript date on boards. Uncommon: only three copies listed on COPAC, and none at the British Library.

[Printed item.] National Association of Teachers of the Deaf. Proceedings of the Biennial Conference, held at the Royal Institution for the Deaf, Friargate, Derby, on August 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 1899.

Author: 
[National Association of Teachers of the Deaf, Dr R. Elliott, Chairman]
Publication details: 
Printed by Bemrose & Sons, Limited, Derby and London. [1899.]
£250.00

233pp., 8vo. With numerous illustrations, both full-page and in text. In burgundy cloth binding, gilt. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Department of Education and Science Reference Library, London. Scarce: the only copy on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat at the British Library.

[Printed item.] Seventy-eighth Annual Report and Documents of the New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, to the Legislature of the State of New York. For the year 1896.

Author: 
[Enoch Henry Currier, Principal, The New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb]
Publication details: 
New York: Printed at the New York Institution for the Deaf and Dumb. 1907.
£150.00

115 + [2]pp., 8vo. With numerous full-page photographic views and portraits, printed in green and blue, including fold-outs. Also three-page illustration of the 'American Manual Alphabet'. In fair condition, on aged art paper, in grey printed wraps, with rusted staple and rear cover loose. No copy of this issue traced on OCLC WorldCat.

[Printed item.] Eighty-ninth Annual Report and Documents of the New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb to the Legislature of the State of New York. For the Year 1907.

Author: 
[Enoch Henry Currier, Principal, The New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb]
Publication details: 
New York: Printed at the New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, by the Pupil Apprentices. 1908.
£150.00

126 + [3]pp., 8vo. With numerous photographic views and portraits, both full-page and in text, including fold-outs. On aged art paper, with loose front cover only, to the back of which is fixed a printed label carrying a message from the Principal Enoch Henry Currier, drawing the reader's attention to the 'various departmental designs' within the volume, 'which, being the unassisted work of pupils, are illustrative of the PRACTICAL value of the INDUSTRIAL ART training here afforded'. No copy of this issue traced on OCLC WorldCat.

[Printed item.] Eighty-first Annual Report and Documents of the New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, to the Legislature of the State of New York, For the Year 1899.

Author: 
[Enoch Henry Currier, Principal, The New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb; David Burt jnr]
Publication details: 
New York: Printed at the New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, by the Pupil Apprentices. 1900.
£200.00

128 + [3]pp. In grey printed wraps. Label laid down inside front cover, carrying note from the Principal Enoch Henry Currier regarding the cover illustration, 'the unassisted work of a pupil, David Burt, Jr., nineteen years old, as illustrative of the practical value of the Art training here afforded'. In fair condition, aged and worn, with rusted staples, and stamp, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London.

Complete run of the first twenty-five printed annual reports of the Columbia Insitution for the Deaf and Dumb, with a number of illustrative engravings.

Author: 
[Columbia Institution for the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind [The Gallaudet University]; Amos Kendall and Edward M. Gallaudet, Presidents; Ulysses S. Grant, Patron]]
Publication details: 
All printed in Washington, D.C., between 1858 and 1882, some early issues by George W. Bowman, from 1869 by the Government Printing Office.
£2,000.00

The twenty-five reports bound together in a brown leather half-binding, with marbled boards, and title and shelfmark in gilt on spine, with a total of 654pp., 8vo., and ranging in length from 9pp. (the first) to 150pp. (the eleventh). Also present are sixteen plates (engraved views, floor and ground plans, two pages illustrating 'The Mechanism of Speech', five photographic views), including two fold-outs. In good condition, on aged paper, in worn binding, with shelfmarks and stamps of the Science & Art Department Educational Library and Education Department Library.

[Printed pamphlet.] The Irish University Question. Meeting of the Royal University Graduates' Association. Address by Dr. M'Keown [William Alexander McKeown], President of the Association, and Member of the Senate of the Royal University, [...].

Author: 
William Alexander McKeown (1844-1904), Senator of the Royal University in Ireland, Lecturer in Ophthalmology and Otology, Queen's College, Belfast [The Irish University Question]
Publication details: 
Belfast: Printed at the "Belfast News-Letter" Office, 55, 57, & 59, Donegall Street. 1900.
£60.00

14pp., 12mo. Stapled. In cream printed wraps, with title and printing details on front cover, and p.1 carrying the drop-head title 'DR. M'KEOWN'S ADDRESS.' In good condition, lightly aged and worn, with rusted staples. Shelfmarks, stamps and red and white label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copies on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

[Printed pamphlet.] Public Education in Northern Ireland. The New System.

Author: 
The Most Hon. The Marquess of Londonderry, K.G. (Minister of Education, Northern Ireland) [Charles Stewart Henry Vane-Tempest-Stewart (1878-1949), 7th Marquess of Londonderry]
Publication details: 
'Reprinted from The Nineteenth Century and After. Revised by permission of the Editor, March, 1924.' [The Whitefriars Press, Ltd., Printers, London and Tonbridge.]
£50.00

7 + [1] pp., In grey printed wraps. On aged paper, in worn wraps, with rusted staples. Shelfmarks, stamp and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce.

[Printed pamphlet.] The Teaching of Science in Irish National Schools: its Need and Importance. An Address delivered before the Congress of the Irish National Teachers' Organization, 7th April, 1893.

Author: 
W. F. Barrett, Professor of Experimental Physics, and Dean of the Faculty 1893-4, in the Royal College of Science for Ireland [Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke Acland (1847-1926), Liberal politician]
Publication details: 
Dublin: R. W. Graham & Co., Printers, 12 Temple Lane (Dame Street). 1893.
£80.00

30pp., 12mo. In light-green printed card wraps. In good condition, on aged paper, with rusted staples, and central vertical crease to covers. Inscribed at head of front cover: 'The Rt. Hon. A. H. D. Acland MP | with the author's respects'. (Acland served as Vice President of the Council of Education under William Ewart Gladstone and the Earl of Rosebery, 1892-1895.) With shelfmark, stamp and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce.

[Printed pamphlet.] Speech by the Marquess of Londonderry, K.G. Minister of Education, Northern Ireland. On the Introduction of The Education Bill, in the House of Commons, Belfast. 14th March, 1923.

Author: 
The Marquess of Londonderry, K.G. [Charles Stewart Henry Vane-Tempest-Stewart (1878-1949), 7th Marquess of Londonderry, Minister of Education (Northern Ireland) from 1921 to 1926]
Publication details: 
Printed by Harold Moore Ltd. Belfast. [1923.]
£60.00

19 + [1] pp., 12mo. In printed card wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with rusted staples, and shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Scarce.

[Printed pamphlet.] University Training for Primary Teachers with Special Reference to the Position in Ulster.

Author: 
R. M. Henry, Professor of Latin, and M. W. Robieson, Lecturer in Moral Philosophy and History of Philosophy in the Queen's University of Belfast
Publication details: 
Belfast: Maine, Boyd & Son, Limited, 2 Corporation Street. Printers to the Queen's University. 1918.
£50.00

14pp., 4to. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with rusted staples. Stamp, shelfmark and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Scarce.

[Printed book.] Des Sourds-Muets. Introduction a l'Étude Médicale et Philosophique de la Surdi-Mutité.

Author: 
M.-E. Hubert-Valleroux [Marcellin Émile Hubert-Valleroux (c.1812-1884)], Docteur en Medecine de la Faculte de Paris, Membre de la Societe Medico-Pratique, etc.
Publication details: 
Paris: Librairie de Victor Masson, Place de l'École-de-Médecine. 1853. [Imprimerie de Gustave Gratiot, 30, rue Mazarine.]
£100.00

viii + 126pp., 8vo. In good condition, on aged paper, in modern brown cloth binding, with title in gilt on front board. With stamps and shelfmarks of the Science Museum Science & Art Department Educational Library, and Board of Education Reference Library, London, stamped "Reserve stock". French text. Scarce: only two copies listed on OCLC WorldCat.

[Printed pamphlet.] The Proposed University for Roman Catholics in Ireland.

Author: 
John Massie, M.A., Of Mansfield College, Oxford [Society for the Liberation of Religion from State-Patronage and Control, London]
Publication details: 
Society for the Liberation of Religion from State-Patronage and Control, 2, Serjeants' Inn, Fleet Street, London. [Straker Brothers, Ltd., 44-47 Bishopsgate Street Without, London, E.C.]
£60.00

31 + [1]pp., 12mo.Stapled. In good condition, on lightly aged and worn paper. Shelfmark, stamp and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: a total of four copies on COPAC and OCLC WorldCat, none of them in North America.

[Printed pamphlet.] "The Toadstool." Being a notice concerning the proposed new Dublin University, and its connection with the "Popish Plot" against Trinity College.

Author: 
John Bulmer, Mus. Bac., of Trinity College, Dublin. Clerk in Roman Catholic Orders.
Publication details: 
Messrs. Hills and Company, Sunderland. 1907.
£60.00

12pp., 12mo. In blue printed wraps with title on cover and p.1. Sewn. In good condition, lightly aged, and slight wear to cover, which has a short closed tear at head of back cover. Stamps and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: the only copy on COPAC and OCLC WorldCat at Oxford.

[Printed pamphlet.] Irish Technical Instruction Association. Adult Education in Town and Country Problems of To-day.

Author: 
George Fletcher, F.G.S., M.R.I.A. [Irish Technical Instruction Association]
Publication details: 
Athlone: Printed by the Athlone Printing Works Co., Ltd. 1924.
£40.00

11pp., 12mo. In grey printed wraps. In good condition, on aged paper, with rusted staples. Shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Subtitled on p.1: 'A Paper read on June 4th, 1924, at the Annual Congress in the Mansion House, Dublin, the Revd. Professor Finlay, M.A., S.J., presiding, and reprinted by the Association by desire of the Congress.' Scarce.

[Printed pamphlet.] The Education and the Care of the Deaf.

Author: 
G. O. Fay, Ph.D. [Thirteenth National Conference of Charities and Correction, St Paul, Minnesota]
Publication details: 
Reprinted from Proceedings of Thirteenth Conference of Charities and Correction. [Held at St. Paul, Minnesota, July 15-21, 1886.]
£50.00

20pp., 12mo. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, disbound, With light-blue front wrap only, carrying printed title. With stamp and label of the Educational Library, Science & Art Department, London. Scarce: no copies on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

[Printed pamphlet.] Medical Research Council. Reports of the Industrial Fatigue Research Board. No. 12. - Vocational Guidance. (A Review of the Literature.) (General Series No. 4.)

Author: 
B. Muscio, M.A. [Medical Research Council, London, Industrial Fatigue Research Board]
Publication details: 
London: Printed by His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1921.
£40.00

57 + [4] pp., 8vo. Stitched, in pink printed wraps. Good, on lightly-aged paper, with stamp, shelfmark and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Uncommon.

[Pamphlet] "The Proper Adjustment of Methods in the Education of the Deaf" [Read at the World's Congress of Instructors of the Deaf, Chicago, 1893]

Author: 
Edward M. Gallaudet, President of the National Deaf-Mute College
Publication details: 
[1893]
£120.00

Not bound, 8pp, 8vo, label of Education Department. Reference Library on back page, punch-hole top left, stamps on front, top edges chipped, edges grubby, text clear and complete. Two copies recorded on WorldCat (RIT Library and Calgary).

[Printed pamphlet.] Mr. Bryce's University Proposals: Denominational or Undenominational?

Author: 
Edward P. Culverwell, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin; and Professor of Education in the University of Dublin [The Dublin University Defence Committee]
Publication details: 
'No. 12.' Printed for the Dublin University Defence Committee. [Printed at The University Press, Dublin.]
£60.00

16pp., 12mo. In good condition, on lightly aged and discoloured paper, with slightly rusted staples. Stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Three copies on COPAC, and a further three on OCLC WorldCat. Another edition was published in the same year, also in Dublin, by Hodges, Figgis & Co.

[Printed handbill reproducing two letters to the editor of the 'Belfast News-Letter'.] Primary Education.

Author: 
Arabella Fennell [of Deramore Drive, Malone, Belfast]
Publication details: 
Reprinted from "Belfast News-Letter," February 27 and 28, 1906.
£60.00

4pp., 12mo. In very good condition, on lightly-aged paper. Scarce.

[Printed pamphlet.] The Education of the Deaf on the "German" System, A Paper Read in the Educational Department of the "National Association for the Promotion of Social Science," at the Twenty-second Annual Congress, Cheltenham, 1878.

Author: 
Arthur A. Kinsey, Principal of the Training College for Teachers of the Deaf, Castlebar Hill, Ealing, London, W.
Publication details: 
London: W. H. Allen & Co., 13, Waterloo Place. 1879.
£60.00

[2] + 16 + [2] pp., 12mo. Stitched, in pink printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. With stamp, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Three lines deleted on p.14. Uncommon: a total of six copies found on COPAC and OCLC WorldCat, none of them in North America.

[Printed pamphlet.] Would the University and Colleges proposed by Mr. Bryce be undenominational?

Author: 
Anonymous [James Bryce (1838-1922), 1st Viscount Bryce; Dublin University Defence Committee]
Publication details: 
'No. 13.' Printed by Ponsonby & Gibbs, University Press, Dublin. [Printed for the Dublin University Defence Committee.] [1907.]
£60.00

14pp., 12mo. In good condition, on aged paper, with rusted staples, and stamp, label and shelfmark of the Board of Education Reference Library. The Dublin University Defence Committee is nowhere mentioned, but the pamphlet is uniform with another numbered 12, which was printed for the Committee (also by the University Press). Scarce.

[Printed pamphlet on Irish matters.] Letters on Primary Education.

Author: 
Arabella Fennell [of Deramore Drive, Malone, Belfast; teaching in Ireland; Irish primary education and schools]
Publication details: 
Belfast: William W. Cleland, Limited, Falcon Electric Press. 1905.
£100.00

34pp., 12mo. In light-green printed wraps. In fair condition, on aged paper, in aged and worn wraps with slight damage to front cover, and rusted staples. Shelfmarks, stamp and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Scarce.

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