A Concise, Graded Repository Of Practical And Cultural Knowledge Designed For Both Instruction And Reference
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Educators Association, 1924. FIRST EDITION. 11 3/8 x 8 ¾ x 2 ¼” wide. Very good condition, brown cloth, spine casing wrinkled, overall clean pages, binding tight but loosening due to extreme mass and weight of this large volume, front endpaper connected but loosening, rear endpaper separated but in place. Decorated endpapers. Advisory editor is Abram Royer Brubacher, Phd who was President of The New York State College for teachers. This book was developed for educators or everyman and is a comprehensive work devoted to endless subject matter. Published by the Educators Association. Illustrated mainly in black and white, with some color plates. “The Volume Library brings together knowledge on a variety of subjects, it is ready reference but more than that is a very enjoyable read as you flip through the pages. Even in this day of internet online acess to everything - you must first conceive of what you are looking for - here it just pops up as you flip the pages. Some of the contents are: Education, Language and Grammar, Literature, history, Geography, trade and industry, atlas, biography, dictionary, mathematics, science, government and Law, Hygiene, fine arts and finally a fun book on useful miscellany.” Many, many illustrations – including some color plates. 1128 pages.