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A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Families. With One Hundred and Fifty Engravings. Sterotype Edition., Cutter, M. D., Calvin
1 Cutter, M. D., Calvin A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Families. With One Hundred and Fifty Engravings. Sterotype Edition.
Boston Benjamin B. Mussy and Co. 1850 Stereotyped Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Tan leather worn with crack in gutter. Has black label on spine. Contents very clean. Has over 100 illustrations (engravings) and tight binding. Book in overall good to very good condition. Scarce if not rare. ; Fully illustrated 
Price: 99.97 USD
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A History of Oberlin College, From its Foundation through the Civil War Two Volumes, Fletcher, Robert Samuel
2 Fletcher, Robert Samuel A History of Oberlin College, From its Foundation through the Civil War Two Volumes
Oberlin, Oh Oberlin College 1943 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Reddish orange covers with gold print. Photos throughout . Extensive index. Two Volume set. Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio. Founded as the Oberlin Collegiate Institute in 1833 by John Jay Shipherd and Philo Stewart, it is the oldest coeducational liberal arts college in the United States and the second oldest continuously operating coeducational institute of higher learning in the world.The Oberlin Conservatory of Music is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the United States. in 1835 Oberlin became the first college in the United States to admit African-Americans, and the first to admit women in 1837. (Wikipedia); Vol. 1 & 2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; p 
Price: 84.97 USD
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Piney Woods and its Story  (Author Signed), Jones, Laurence C.
3 Jones, Laurence C. Piney Woods and its Story (Author Signed)
New York Fleming H. Revell 1922 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Original First Edition, not a reprint.. Rare inscribed copy "To Mrs. C. B. Hartwick in the spirit in which you have helped us. Sincerely Laurence C. Jones, Buxton, Miss. , may 9th, 1923." Slight browning to end papers. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The Piney Woods Country Life School (or The Piney Woods School) is a co-educational independent historically African-American boarding school for grades 9-12 in Piney Woods, Mississippi. It is one of four remaining historically African-American boarding schools in the United States. It is currently the largest African-American boarding school, as well as being the second oldest continually operating African-American boarding school. Today the curriculum at Piney Woods combines strict discipline, Christian teaching and chores with classroom instruction. More than 98 percent of Piney Woods' graduates go on to attend colleges, including Xavier University, Princeton University, the University of Chicago, Smith College, Harvard University, Vassar College, Tufts University and Amherst College. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. The author was born Nov. 21, 1882 and grew up in Missouri. He attended tue University of Iowa at Iowa City and received the bachelor of philosophy in 1907. It was at the University where he heard the President, Dr. George E. MacLean use the phrase "Noblesse Oblige" which became his motivation to start the Piney Woods school for disadvantaged and poor children of the area. He became known as "The Little Professor". Rare work. ; Mylar Cover on Dust ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 154 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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4 Parrott, Leslie WHAT IS SANCTIFICATION?
Beacon Hill Press 1950 Pamphlet Very Good with no dust jacket 
Author Obit: The Rev. Dr. A. Leslie Parrott loved learning and he inspired that love in others.His grandfather had been president of a Christian college. The Rev. Dr. Parrott himself became president of two Christian colleges.The Rev. Dr. Parrott, who also led Church of the Nazarene congregations in Puyallup, Kirkland and Kelso, died Sept. 23 in Phoenix after a brief illness. He was 85.His father, who had grown up poor in Tennessee, had only $5 to his name when he came to Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill. Years later, he went back - as president of the university.The Rev. Dr. Parrott followed in his father's footsteps, serving as president of Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Mass., from 1970 to 1975, and as president of Olivet Nazarene University from 1975 to 1991."You almost pick up leadership in education by osmosis when you grow up in a college president's home," said son Les Parrott III. His older brother, Roger Parrott, is president of Belhaven College in Jackson, Miss.; and oldest brother, Richard Parrott, is an educator and lecturer in Nashville, Tenn.The Rev. Dr. Parrott's wife, Lora Lee Parrott, has a master's degree in theology.Whether in his role as college administrator or parish leader, the Rev. Dr. Parrott inspired..The Rev. Dr. Parrott, author of numerous books including "Building Today's Church," always promoted reading,.It showed his gift for conversation and for taking personal interest in people, Perry said. The Rev. Dr. Parrott never allowed people to rest on past achievements. Instead, he encouraged them to "continue the learning process for a lifetime."In addition to his wife and sons, the Rev. Dr. Parrott is survived by his sister, Lorene Perry, of Kankakee, Ill.; his brother, John Parrott, of Phoenix; and six grandchildren.Memorial services were held in Bourbonnais and Phoenix.; 48 pages 
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Clinton American Revolution Bicentennial Committee Booklet - 1976, Williams, Richard L. (editor)
5 Williams, Richard L. (editor) Clinton American Revolution Bicentennial Committee Booklet - 1976
New York Clinton 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This booklet is not a comprehensive history of the Town of Kirkland. Emphasis, rather , has been placed on the social and cultural aspects of local history at the expense of political events. Over 45 area organizations have generously contributed their histories, along with articles by various other local historians. Several maps and photographs are provided to indicate change. A chronology has been included to give readers an overview of our heritage. Cover the following towns: Clinton, Oneida, Clark Mills, Hamilton College, Kirkland, Clark Mills, Franklin Springs, Manchester. Cemeteries, Churches, clubs and colleges all are included. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photographs, ILLUSTRATIONS 
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