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1 Bailey, Eben H. >> Bailey's School Songs and Music Reader : A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes . . . (1880)
Boston: White, Smith & Company; 1880 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
222 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Pr ice just reduced. Dark brown cloth over spine, green lettered boards, about 50 pages of music theory, numerous scales and exercises, about 150 songs. Printed on rag paper, light foxing here and there. ; Complete subtitle: 'A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes, Adapted to the Use of Primary, Intermediate, Grammar and High Schools, Singing Classes, and the Home Circle'. ; Heavily worn. Boards chipped and soiled but readable. Owner name (Burt Clough, Marine City) penned on front endpaper, another (Miss L. C. Smith, Marine City) on title page, in very faded ink. Rear page partly missing, affecting final two songs. No interior marks. Binding intact. Quite scarce. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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2 Barnett, Cecille Jean >> Games, Rhythms, Dances : For the Kindergarten, Primary, and Elementary School Teacher ; Teachers and Leaders in Physical Education, Recreation and Playground
Oshkosh, Wisc: J. O. Frank & Sons; 1941 Softcover Very Good 
128 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, leatherette covers, [viii] + 120 pages, index. Includes: 31 singing games with songs and tunes; 13 story plays; 8 ball games; 32 chasing and hunting games; 15 relay races; 13 schoolroom games; 10 piano pieces suitable for rhythmic activity; 23 folk dances with music, some with lyrics; and 5 tap dances with piano music. ; Old fashioned fun for young children. ; Light exterior wear. A few minor pencil marks here and there. Binding tight. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Beers, Henry Putney >> Western Military Frontier, The, 1815-1846 : A Dissertation in History
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania; 1935 Softcover Very Good- 
227 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Gray softcover, [vii] + 227 pages, extensive index, large bibliography, copious footnotes, map of frontier in 1833, list and map of forts 1783-1846. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Dissertation in History presented to the faculty of the graduate school in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy.' Henry Putney Beers was a noted historian, bibliographer, and archivist with the National Archives and Records Service, who wrote many distinguished historical books. ; Light edgewear. Modern b/w bookplate from Dearborn Historical Museum. Museum number penned on spine. Old ownership mark seared onto fore-edge twice, both are small and unreadable. Small ink smudge on one page not affecting text. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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4 Bowen, Rosalie >> Hunter Songs : Songs of Hunter College, 1919
N. Y. : Hunter College; 1919 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
74 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering, 74 pages, b/w frontispiece photo, one b/w photo tipped in, 53 songs with full piano score, plus 6 songs with lyrics only. ; Printed by F. J. Lawson Company. Hunter College, founded 1870 as teacher-training school for women, now part of City University of NY. ; Light edgewear, cloth a bit frayed at crown, owner name and address penned on front endpaper dated 1920. Light thumb smudges to several pages. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Buchanan, Bob >> Redford High School Senior Annual, June 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan
Detroit: Redford High School; 1950 Softcover Poor 
72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; (Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual publication from 1950, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint) Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for June graduating class of 1950.; We have graded this item Poor. Binding is almost completely shot but center pages are holding together. All pages are present but some are photocopies, not originals. Many leaves have small edge-tears and creases but everything is readable. Many marks, names, greetings, etc, in pen and pencil. Quite scarce. Sold as is. ; Items laid in: 1) color glossy photo of photocop from 50th Anniversary Reunion. 2) four articles on champion girls swim team, with Jean McConnell's name underlined, all photocopies. 3) clipping on birth of Jean McConnell in 1931, photocopy. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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6 Buckingham, Dora I. >> Songs for Children
Springfield, Mass: Milton Bradley Company; 1927 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
38 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; Tall hardcover, brown cloth and boards, 38 pages, 33 delightful original songs for young children of kindergarten age, with tunes, lyrics, and full piano. ; Copyright 1913. This edition 1927. Songs by Dora Buckingham, assistant professor of early education, Western State Normal School, now Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. Foreword by Lucy Gage. ; Songs, which were successfully "tested" on children who loved them, include: Christmas eve. Daddy long legs. Mango pepper. Soldier boy. Bumble bee. Grasshoppers. Foolish puppy dogs. Naughy bunny. Morning sun. More. ; Edges visibly worn. Rear board (unprinted) discolored. Two stamps and small label from Detroit Schools, all quite old and faded. No other marks or defects. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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7 Coleman, Satis N, and Alice G. Thorn >> Singing Time : A Book of Songs for Little Children
N. Y. : John Day Company; 1929 Seventeenth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Ruth Hambidge 
60 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, orange cloth, [xii] + 48 pages, 40 original songs with tunes, lyrics, and piano accompaniments. Illustrated throughout with charming monochrome drawings ; Blurb: Small songs for very young children. Subtitle on title page: Songs for nursery and school. Copyright 1929. This is 17th printing. ; Book shows almost no wear. Two facing pages have small smudge, otherwise no marks or defects. Jacket clipped, with small edge chips, but all readable. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Crooke, Patricia >> Is Emu on the Menu ? : Historical Homesteads and Recipes of Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
Sale, Australia: Gippsland Grammer School; 1980 Sixth Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Margaret Johnston 
144 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Oblong softcover, green covers, wire spiral binding, 144 glossy pages, index, dozens of b/w photos and illustrations, several local display ads, many short descriptions of local history including homesteads (pioneer homes) and about 150 recipes of Australian, Chinese, and other ethnic origins. ; Copyright 1965. This is 6th printing, May, 1980. Edited by Patricia Crooke and committee. Foreword by Ruby Foster. Drawings by Margaret Johnston. Printed by James Yeates & Sons, Bairnsdale, Victoria. Published by St. Anne's and Gippsland Grammar School, Sale, Victoria, Australia. ; Very minor wear only. Four leaves have tiny chip to upper edge, not affecting text. No other defects. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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9 Dana, C. W. >> Great West, The, Or, the Garden of the World : Its History, its Wealth, its Natural Advantages, and its Future, Also Comprising a Complete Guide to Emigrants, with a Full Description of the Different Routes Westward . . .
Boston: Thayer & Eldridge; 1861 Second Printing Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
396 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; This is not a flimsy recent reprint but an actual book from 1861. ; Hardcover, dark green blindstamped cloth, gilt spine title, pale yellow endpapers, a few small b/w engravings, several lists of data on river and railroad travel. For each western state (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Texas, California, etc) gives rivers, railroads, climate, soil, government, education, religious data, etc. ; Copyright 1856 by Wentworth and Co. This is 2nd printing, 1861. ; Full subtitle: 'Its History, its Wealth, its Natural Advantages, and its Future, Also Comprising a Complete Guide to Emigrants, with a Full Description of the Different Routes Westward, with Statistics and Facts from Hon. Thomas H. Benton, Gen. Sam Houston, and Col. John C. Fremont'. ; Moderate exterior wear, mainly along bottom edge. Gilt is sharp and readable. Name of school district penned on front endpaper in fountain pen. Light foxing here and there throughout. Front flyleaf missing, rear free endpaper missing. Pages 207-214 (Kansas) are missing but text is complete: missing pages have been photocopied from another source, trimmed and laid in. Binding tight. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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10 Deans, Agnes, and Anne Austin >> History of the Farrand Training School for Nurses, The
Detroit: Farrand Training School for Nurses; 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
236 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, gold lettering, 236 pages, b/w endpaper illustration of school, index, footnotes, bibliography, 20 appendixes including chronology and lists of graduates who served in Spanish-American War and WW1, 42 b/w photos with captions. ; Published under auspices Alumnae Association. Written by Agnes G. Deans, Anne L. Austin, and committee. Committee chair Alice H. Walker. Foreword by Annie W. Goodrich. Additional material by Lystra E. Gretter and Frances B. Latimer. Photos by Nancy E. Haight, Sophia L. Rutley and others. ; Founded in Detroit in 1883 as adjunct to Harper Hospital, Farrand (named for Detroit surgeon David Osborn Farrand) was among first schools established for training nurses in US. ; Very light exterior wear. On front endpaper in fountain pen: 'Sept. 10, 1951 To Veronica Bancher on this extra special day. Good Luck, Virginia Raymus, Your Big Sister.' No other marks. Main defect is slight waviness to upper edges of textblock. All pages turn, everything is readable. Binding tight. Extremely scarce in any condition. ; Item laid in: very small card printed with blanks for patient's name, drug, dose, etc, with code indicating 1972. 
Price: 155.00 USD
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11 Deems, Charles F. >> What Now ? : Young Ladies Leaving School (1e, 1st Edition, 1852)
N. Y. : M. W. Dodd; 1852 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
130 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small format (4 x 6 inches) 103 x 154 mm, blue textured cloth, 130 pages, gilt spine lettering and decor, blindstamped boards, pale yellow endpapers, appendix. ; Same date. Authored by president, Greensboro Female College, Greensboro, North Carolina, and dedicated to the seven pupils who made up the graduating class of 1852 (Lucy E. Biggs, Fannie M. Bishop, Catherine S. Blake, Mary E. Clement, Susan E. Salterfield, Annie J. Slade, Nannie T. Speed). Now co-ed, known as Greensboro College, affiliated with United Methodists. ; Cloth chipped at extremities. Front endpaper has name and ownership statement in fountain pen dated 1924. Also on front endpaper are two small areas of discoloration, possibly from removed bookplate. Light foxing here and there. Binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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12 Demetriou, Demetrios, and Ward Kay >> Spectrum 1980
Livonia, Mich: Stevenson High School; 1980 Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Dan Mezner 
54 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, 54 pages, b/w photos and drawings throughout. ; Drawings by Dan Mezner and John Foss. Photos by John Foss and Ron Lieberman. Anthology of over 60 excellent short stories, essays, poems by various students, Stevenson High School, Livonia, Michigan. ; Minor wear only. Laid in: note from parent (mother of John Foss) explaining which photos and drawings were his. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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13 Donohoe, Kitty >> Bunyan and Banjoes : Michigan Songs and Stories
St. Johns, Mich: Kidfolk Press; 1987 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Pasqua Cekola Warstler 
35 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, black plastic comb binding, [iv] 35 pages, bibliography, 20 original songs with tunes, lyrics, and guitar chords, plus several recipes, tidbits of local history, folklore, etc. Illustrated throughout in b/w. ; 1st edition, 1987, stated. Words and music by Kitty Donohoe, copyright Roheen Music. Songs for children from pre-school to age 12. ; No defects apart from a touch of corner-wear. Amazonbuyers please note: Their image shows green 2nd edition, ours is white 1st edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Fillmore, J. H. (James Henry) >> Grateful Praise : A Collection of New Songs for the Sunday School, 1884
Cincinnati, Ohio: Fillmore Brothers Publishers; 1884 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
160 pages; Oblong 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Oblong format, black cloth over spine, brown boards with black lettering and decor, index, 157 hymns and anthems by various composers, including quite a few by James H. Fillmore, Fred. A. Fillmore and Charles M. Fillmore. Includes music in standard notation, most arranged for four parts, some arranged for soloist. ; No denomination specified. ; This is a real book from 1884, not a cheap print-on-demand reproduction. ; Boards quite rubbed and worn but not creased. Light foxing and a few thumb smudges here and there. Five leaves creased at upper tip. All text pages are present and readable but both free endpapers are missing. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Foley, Lawrence L, and Charles D. McMillin >> Log-O-Life : A Monument to the Faithful Co-Operative Spirit and Parental Interest of Our Fathers and Mothers
Cleveland, Oh: McMillin-Foley Publishing Company; 1946 Revised Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
136 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tardcover, tan embossed buckram cloth, 136 pages, numerous blanks to fill in, charming b/w illustrations throughout. ; Copyright 1933. This is revised edition, 1946. ; Not simply a baby book, though there are pages for baby photos, but also pages for school records, clubs, diplomas, much more. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Appears never used. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Geer, Candy >> Six White Horses : An Illustrated Poem about John-John
Ann Arbor: M & W Quill Publishing Company; 1964 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Leslie Bennett 
48 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Pblong hardcover, white cloth illustrated in black, 48 unnumbered pages, no jacket as issued, illustrated throughout with b/w drawings. ; Copyright March, 1964. This is 2nd printing, March, 1964. Subtitle: 'An Illustrated Poem about John-John'. ; Touching poem written about John F. Kennedy Jr at the funeral procession of JFK, by high school student Candy Geer of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Illustrated by Leslie Bennett of Detroit. Book produced and published by Charles Manos and Lauren Wild. ; Boards are lightly foxed. No other defects. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Hall, J. Lincoln, with C. Austin Miles and Adam Geibel >> Magnificat : A Hymnal for Sunday Schools, 1923
Philadelphia: Hall-Mack Company; 1923 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark red ribbed cloth, white lettering on front, 241 hymns with lyrics and 4-part music in standard notation, many by authors, plus index, a few orders of service and 12 readings and scripture selections. ; Cloth starting to fray ends of spine. Owner name and date in pencil on front endpaper. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Hodson, Geoffrey >> Lecture Notes, Volume 1 (of 2) : The School of the Wisdom
Adyar, Madras, India: Theosophical Publishing House; 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
616 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, green cloth, brown lettering, 616 pages, 2 very large fold-out tables. ; Foreword by N. Sri Ram, president, Theosophical Society of India and principal, School of the Wisdom. Authored by noted British Theosophist, director of studies, School of the Wisdom. ; Light wear to cloth. Library stamps and other outrages on both endpapers from Theosophical Society of Detroit. Library number painted on heel. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. Fold-outs show minor wrinkles, one has small tear repaired with old tape. Everything readable. Binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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19 Hope, John III >> Long Day's Journey Into Light, a : School Desegregation in Prince George's County, Maryland
Washington, D. C. : US Commission on Civil Rights; 1976 Softcover Good+ 
464 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Ex-Library; Large softcover, 464 pages, extensive footnotes, chronology, 30 tables, 2 appendixes, 6 small maps. ; Written under auspices, United States Commission on Civil Rights. Clearinghouse Publication 52, March, 1976. Report edited by John Hope III, Office of Program and Policy Review. ; In Prince George's County, Maryland, bordering on Washington DC, schools were segregated by law, and neighborhoods were segregated by secret real estate practices, until legal action occurred in 1972.; All the usual library marks. Clear book tape over spine. Interior clean, binding tight, all pages attached. Quite scarce. Sold as is. ; Clearinghouse Publication Series; Vol. 52 
Price: 55.00 USD
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20 Johnson, John Henry >> Bawdy Ballads and Lusty Lyrics : A Curious Collection of Somewhat Salty Classics Seldom Sung in Sunday School
Indianapolis: Maxwell Droke, Publisher; 1935 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
80 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, brown cloth over spine, pale orange illustrated boards, 80 pages, 66 poems of questionable taste. Introductiony commentary and a few footnotes. Some entries from famous poets, some obscure, some anonymous; many are song lyrics but there are no tunes. ; 'A gallimaufry of ballads, lyrics and songs, of soldiers, sailors, cowboys, tough men and wanton women, gin, sin and debauchery.' ; Boards show soiling around edges. Owner name, address, and date penned on front endpaper in old ink. A few small spots to pages. Everything readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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