• Topic: Family and Personal: Education

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Major, Henry:
The Teacher's Manual of Lessons on Domestic Economy.

London: Blackie, [1893]. Presumed first edition. viii, 436pp +(4), 8 adverts: illustrations in the text: lacks title page. Contents clean and fresh, with minor soiling to a few pages. In original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Firm and bright, some marks to lower board. A comprehensive, if rather prescriptive and scripted, teaching aid. [Edition uncertain: those listed on COPAC are all 1893.] VG-.

Price: 24.00

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[E.H. Bradby, edited by his son, G.F. Bradby]:
A New Boy's Letters from Rugby in 1839.

Rugby: George E. Over, The Rugby Press, 1898. 15pp. Booklet 210x140mm: upper staple rusty, lower staple gone. Contents clean and in good order. Laid into the original but now detached printed grey paper covers, which are soiled, with the spine split and chipped at the head. Scarce. G.

Price: 35.00

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Charlotte M. Mason:
'Home Education' Series, Volume IV. Ourselves. Book I. Self-Knowledge; Book II. Self-Direction [ie: 2 vols in 1].

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, Ltd, 1905. Second edition - revised. xliv, 210, 252. Contents fresh, clean and unmarked. In the original series binding of green cloth decorated and titled in gilt. Boards clean and bright, bottom corners knocked, spine a little dulled and soiled, ends blunted. A very good firm bright copy. [Wikipedia: 'Ourselves was .. published in 1904. In it, Mason addressed herself directly to the children, or for parents to read aloud with their children, to help them learn to examine themselves and develop high moral standards and self-control. The first part is for children under age 16. Book two of Ourselves is written for students over 16.'] VG+.

Price: 200.00

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St Edward's School Leavers Book 1998. [St Edward's School, Oxford]

[Oxford]. 1998. A4, c.30pp, printed recto, with white card covers and in plastic spine binder. The scurrilous lowdown on about 120 teenagers, with photos of most of them, almost every entry actionable: but they look a happy lot. The 'Foreword' on the front cover reads: 'I wonder what you will be doing in the year 2020. I hope you will be happy, fulfilled and think well of your schooling and don't forget the appeal in 2030. DC'; 'St Edward's Prison' spoof photo on back cover. Very fresh copy. Near Fine.

Price: 25.00

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Peter Bloomfield, Rosie Howard & Pam Legate, with drawings by Keith Mackness:
Christ's Hospital in the year 2000.

Horsham, West Sussex: Christ's Hospital, 2001. First edition. xiv, 234pp, illustrated. Contents clean and unmarked. Large quarto. In the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm. In the pictorial dust jacket, all very bright and fresh. Lovely copy. Fine in fine dust-jacket.
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Price: 60.00

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