INSTRUCTION

[ Percy V. Bradshaw, Director, Press Art School. ] Seven Typed Letters Signed to Sgt R. Charles, giving detailed instruction and advice, together with twelve printed pamphlets of lessons of 'Art Training by Nature's Methods'.

Author: 
Percy V. Bradshaw [ Percy Venner Bradshaw ] (1878-1965), English artist and art teacher, Director of tthe Press Art School
Publication details: 
The seven letters on letterheads of the Press Art School, Tudor Hall, Forest Hill, London. Between 17 June 1946 and 16 April 1947.
£650.00

The 19 items in fair condition, slightly dogeared and lightly aged and worn, with the last couple of leaves of the last lesson (see below) torn and worn. The seven letters (all signed 'Percy V Bradshaw') total 30pp., 8vo.

[Royal Army Medical Corps publication.] Depot & Training Establishment, R.A.M.C. Squad Drill.

Author: 
[Royal Army Medical Corps] [Second World War squad drill; British Army]
Publication details: 
North Hants Printing Co., Ltd., Fleet. Undated, but dating from the Second World War.
£65.00

18pp., 16mo. Stapled pamphlet. In green printed wraps. In fair condition, lightly aged and creased. At head of first page: 'SQUAD DRILL | This Booklet is issued to assist R.A.M.C. personnel to become proficient at drill in threes. It is set out in plain language, the object being to help the reader to obtain a clear mental picture of the subject.' Undated, but found in a collection of Second World War medical pamphlets. (The British Library has five items from the printers, ranging in date from 1925 to 1937.) Excessively scarce: no copy traced, either on OCLC WorldCat or COPAC.

[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.

[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 parliamentary paper.] Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland. Agricultural Statistics, Ireland, 1905. Report on Irish Migratory Labourers.

Author: 
[Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland: Agricultural Statistics, Ireland, 1905]
Publication details: 
Dublin: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Alexander Thom & Co. (Limited) Abbey-Street. 1906.
£100.00

48pp., 8vo. In light-green printed wraps. On lightly-aged paper, in worn and chipped wraps. Stamp, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce.

[Printed item.] The Laws relating to Grammar and Common Schools, in Cities, Towns, and Villages In Upper Canada; Together with Decisions of the Courts, and other Information.

Author: 
J. George Hodgins, LL.B., Deputy Superintendent of Education, Department of Public Instruction for Upper Canada, editor [nineteenth-century Canadian education]
Publication details: 
Toronto: Printed for the Department of Public Instruction for Upper Canada, by Lovell and Gibson. 1860.
£120.00

88pp., 12mo. In green printed wraps, with front cover carrying the title, which continues: 'Edited under the authority of the Chief Superintendent of Education, with Notes and References, by J. George Hodgins, LL.B., Deputy Superintendent.' In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. With shelfmark and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Only four copies on OCLC WorldCat.

[Printed items.] Run of annual reports of the Comité d'Instruction Publique, États de l'Ile de Jersey [Public Instruction Committee, States of Jersey] (text in English and French), with report by Medical Inspector and report on two schools.

Author: 
Comité d'Instruction Publique, États de l'Ile de Jersey [Public Instruction Committee, States of Jersey]
Publication details: 
Comité d'Instruction Publique, États de l'Ile de Jersey [Public Instruction Committee, States of Jersey.] 20 annual reports: 1907, 1912-1930. Two others: 1900 and 1917. 21 items printed by J. T. Bigwood, Ltd., St Helier; the other by Labey & Blampied
£1,500.00

22 items, comprising an unbroken run of 19 issues from 1912 to 1930, together with the issue for 1907, and a copy of the 'Report of the Jersey National & St. Helier's Parochial Schools. 1898-1899' (1900) and the 'Rapport de l'Inspecteur Médical pour l'Année 1916' (1917). In a sturdy green cloth box ('Supplied for the Public Service'). All with stamps, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. All 22 items are uniform 8vo booklets, stitched in pink printed wraps, ranging in length from 17 to 67pp.

[Printed item.] Project of a Statute for the General Educational Scholastic Establishments of the Ministry of Public Instruction.

Author: 
[MInistry of Public Instruction, St. Petersburg, Russia] [Russian Empire]
Publication details: 
St. Petersburg. 1862. London: Printed by John Brittan & Son, Mitre Court, Temple. [London]
£220.00

[5] + 106pp., 4to. On aged and worn paper, in damaged and heavily-worn printed wraps. Stamps, shelfmark and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. Entirely in English, and with no explanation of why it should be so. Scarce: the only copies on COPAC at the British Library, Oxford and Cambridge, with OCLC WorldCat only adding a fourth copy at Leipzig.

[Pamphlet by the City of Manchester Technical Instruction Committee.] Report of a Visit to Technical Colleges, Institutions, Schools, Libraries, Museums, and Works in the United States and Canada, April and May, 1898.

Author: 
J. H. Reynolds, Director and Secretary, Technical Instruction Committee, Manchester
Publication details: 
Manchester: Henry Blacklock & Co. Limited, Albert Square. [1898.]
£60.00

67pp., 8vo. In grey printed wraps. With stamp, shelfmark and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in fair condition, on aged and lightly-worn paper. No copy in the British Library; six copies on COPAC.

[Printed pamphlet.] City of Manchester. Technical Instruction Committee. Report of the Deputation appointed to visit Technical Schools, Institutions, and Museums in Germany and Austria. July and August, 1897.

Author: 
Manchester Technical Instruction Committee [James Hoy, Chairman; J. H. Reynolds, Director and Secretary]
Publication details: 
Town Hall, Manchester, 16 September 1897. [Manchester: Henry Blacklock & Co. Limited, Printers, Albert Square.]
£90.00

18pp., 8vo. Stapled. In blue printed wraps. Internally in good condition, on aged paper; the wraps worn, creased and chipped. With stamp, shelfmark and label of the Education Department Reference Library. No copy in the British Library, and the only copy on COPAC at Bristol.

[Printed offprint, 'Reprinted - by permission - from the "Labour and Progress" column of the Manchester Evening News'.] Technical Education. Messrs. S. Z. de Ferranti's Scholarship Scheme.

Author: 
F. Brocklehurst, M.A. [Technical Instruction Committee of the Corporation of Manchester; Manchester Evening News]
Publication details: 
Issued by the Technical Instruction Committee of the Corporation of Manchester. July 1900.
£60.00

10 + [1] pp., 12mo. Stitched, in grey printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with central vertical fold line, and stamp, shelfmark and labels of the Board of Education Library. Scarce: no copy at the British Library, and the only copy on Copac at the London School of Economics.

[Printed pamphlets.] Board of Education. Memorandum on Class Instruction at Schools for Mothers.

Author: 
[Janet M. Campbell; L. A. Selby-Bigge; Board of Education, London]
Publication details: 
'This Paper may be referred to as Circular 912.' London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, By Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited, East Harding Street, E.C., Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. 1915.
£50.00

14pp., 12mo. Stitched and unbound. In very good condition, lightly aged and worn. The 'Memorandum' is by Campbell, with a 'Prefatory Note' by Selby-Bigge, dated May 1915. Divided into two main sections: 'Class Teaching on the Consultation Day' ('Health Talks' and 'Sewing Class') and 'Classes held other than on the Consultation Day' ('Mothercraft, Hygiene, &c.', 'Sewing Class', 'Cookery', '"Advanced" Classes', 'General Arrangements' and 'Teachers'). Final section on 'The Local Education Authority'.

Corrected proof of 'A Graduated Syllabus of Moral Instruction for Elementary Schools. Revised.'

Author: 
The Moral Instruction League ('Chairman of Committee: Stanton Coit, Ph.D., 30, Hyde Park Gate, London, S.W.') [Edwardian secular education; Victorian schools; Ethical Culture Movement]
Publication details: 
No date [circa 1905]. The Moral Instruction League, 19, Buckingham Street, Strand, London, W.C.
£45.00

4to (leaf dimensions 30 x 22.5 cm): 4 pp. Bifolium. Text clear and complete. On aged paper with slight wear to extremities and rust staining from paper clips at head and tail. The League's object is given as 'To introduce systematic non-theological Moral Instruction into all schools, and to make the formation of character the chief aim of school life.' The first page contains a brief discussion of 'one or two important matters' relating to the subject. '[...] There is no single moral instruction method. [...] The aim of moral instruction is to form the character of the child.

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