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The Book of American Interiors; Prepared by Charles Wyllys Elliott from Existing Houses; With Preliminary Essays and Letterpress Descriptions; Illustr (Paperback) Loot Price: R320
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The Book of American Interiors; Prepared by Charles Wyllys Elliott from Existing Houses; With Preliminary Essays and...

The Book of American Interiors; Prepared by Charles Wyllys Elliott from Existing Houses; With Preliminary Essays and Letterpress Descriptions; Illustr (Paperback)

Charles Wyllys Elliott

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...we cannot pay a teacher of sewing to-day in our common schools; but can we, can any community, pay and live for such a list of studies as is attempted? In the public schools of Boston thirty-five studies are enumerated, as follows: --"List of the branches authorized to be taught in the public schools of this city: Orthography, reading, writing, English grammar, geography, arithmetic, general and local history, good behavior, algebra, vocal music, drawing (art, mechanical, and industrial), physiology, hygiene, agriculture, bookkeeping, surveying, geometry, natural philosophy, chemistry, botany, civil polity of the Commonwealth and of the United States, Greek, French, Latin, astronomy, geology, rhetoric (which covers elocution and prose composition), logic, intellectual and moral science, political economy, arts, trades and occupations (in cities and towns where industrial schools have been established)." We may well pause and consider. The early books of New England were few; no room called the "library" was included in their houses. In the Study of the minister a few books found a place, almost all scholastic or of a controversial reliffious kind. The titles of some of those written in New England were such as these, and sufficiently sensational to suit the newspapers of to-day: --New England's Salamander Discovered. By an irreligious and scornful Pamphlet called New England's Jonas cast up at London, etc., etc., etc. By Edward Winslow. London. 1647. The Heart Op New England Rent, at the Blasphemies of the present Generation, etc., etc. By John Norton, etc. The first book printed in America was the Psalms translated into metre by Weld, Eliot, and Mather. This was published in 1640, . and was known as the "Bay Psalm...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Charles Wyllys Elliott
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-38094-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-38094-3
Barcode: 9781234380946

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