[Mayne Reid, Irish novelist on American themes.] Autograph Letter Signed to 'J. Froebel' [Julius Fröbel] regarding arrangements for the translation, editing and publication of his book 'Aus Amerika'.

Mayne Reid [Thomas Mayne Reid] (1818-1883), Irish novelist who lived for long periods in America and wrote on American themes [Julius Fröbel [Froebel] (1805-1893), German geologist and traveller]
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23 November [1858]; Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.

8pp, 12mo. On two bifoliums. In good condition, lightly aged. Folded twice. Signed 'Mayne Reid', and written from the sprawling 'Rancho' which he built at Gerrards Cross, in imitation of a Mexican hacienda. The recipient is named by Reid as 'J. Froebel', i.e. Julius Froebel, and the subject is arrangements for the translation translation of his book 'Aus Amerika' (Leipzig, 1857), which would be published in London by Richard Bentley in 1859 under the title 'Seven Years' Travel in Central America, Northern Mexico, and the Far West of the United States'.

[Printed items; Women's teacher training college] Eight Prospectuses and related material

Froebel Educational Institute, Colet Gardens, Talgarth Road, West Kensington, London, W14
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All items 4to, unbound, fold marks, some dusting, label of "Board of Education" on back page, with Library stamp of first page, with some handwritten information. Item 1. Prospectus for The Training College for Teachers, 4pp., with enclosure(loose) of a list of "Posts obtained by Students, who finished their course of training, December 1906"; 2. Prospectus for "Kindergarten and School for Boys and Girls" (Chairman, Sir William Mather, Treasurer, C.G. Montefiore), 4pp.; 3.

[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)

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

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.

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