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 Double Noiseless Slate free with  each pair of school shoes at Koch & Hass, Allentown PA. U.S. Calendar Co..Cincinnati OH.c1920
Red cover with advertisement for free slate with shoes stamped on front cover.  Six (6) slate pages with slate pencil slot attached at back cover fore edge.  Appears unused. Measures 8 1/8" x 5 1/8". .
Tallyit - Fun with Numbers - Image of Magician standing on Cards tossing "Tally Totals" in the Air.
A 6 1/4" x 4 1/4" litho on pressed board box with a smilar number of  discs. The cover illustration implies math can be magical.  The box sides boast -age 8 to 80 play TALLYIT - an educational game.  The cards have images of the discs on the front and multiplication problems on the reverse.  The discs represent the product of the problems. The instructions are lacking but the objective seems that one cards are drawn and the opponent needs to solve the problem.  A total of 52 cards although not equal numbers by color.  Approximately 60 discs.   . Edge wear on box.  Area of missing surface litho on box apron.   The Maxim Game Co. produced only 3 games; all educational in nature.
Wir lernen die Uhr! (We Learn the Clock). ..1950s
8 pp. Litho on board throughout. German lnaguage. A book that teaches young children how to read the clock. The cover has a clock on it with movable hands, (missing from the book), so they can change the time. The book takes a group of children through their day, and at which time they should get up, get ready, eat breakfast, etc. The illustrations are in color and absolutely charming, in every drawing each child has bright rosy cheeks.Measures 9 1/4" x 7 1/2" . Missing the movable clock hands that attached to the front cover. Minor edge wear due to rubbing. Minor soiling on interior pages.
The Brimful Book, Mother Goose Animals A.B.C. illustrated by Eulalie, C. M. Burd and G & D Haumann. Platt adn Munk Co Inc.New York.1939
A charming children's book full of Mother Goose Rhymes and colorful illustrations. In addtion to the classic rhymes the book also features several short stories, such as "Good Doggies" and "The Quack Quack Family". There is also an ABC section to the book as well. Red cloth backed covers, with a pictorial cover attached.  Pictorial end papers depicting characters from the rhymes.   Unpaginated. This book was copyrighted in 1927, 1928, 1929, and 1939. It is the 23rd edition. Edited by Watty Piper. Measures 12 1/4" x 10". Edge wear to cloth covers, the boards beneath the cloth are exposed in the corners. The pictorial cover is worn on the edges, and has some small sections of missing surface litho. Back cover has some stains. Inside endpaper is torn in two places. Tape repair to binding. There is an inscription down by a previous owner. Minor stains and toning on interior pages, does not affect readability.
Julia Letheld Hahn Promotional Booklet for The Child Develpment Readers. Houghton Mifflin Co..Boston.1935
31 pp  booklet with examples of pages and teaching instructions from The Child Development Readers.  Content includes In the Store, An Orientation Picture Story, Hurry! Hurry!, Taking Pony Boy Home, Good Times in Paul's Room, The Camp, A Dictionary Page, Milk to Drink in Lapland, Our Weekly News, Shopping for Toys and a page from the unit on Cotton.  All examples from the Primer, First, Second and Third Readers.  Captions at the base of each page indicate it's book and location.  Color illustrations throughout.  The back cover lists all of the Child Development Readers.  Measures 8" x 5 1/4". .
Promotional Materials - George A Beale - School Cards a Specialty
A single-fold 8 1/2" x 5 3/4"  circular with an image of George Beale on the cover.  It is addressed to Teachers and dated 1887 and provides promotional information and pricing for the cards.  Back page is blank.  Also includes order form, request for information, testimonials and the original mailing envelope.
The Naught Little Pig. Goody Goodchild's Series. Dean & Son.London.c1860
8 leaves. Hand colored illustrations all pages. The adventures of newly acquired naughty little pig in rhyming verse. A seemingly nice animal at the time of purchase goes bad... The last line of the book reads "Before another night shall pass, she'd turn the pig to pork".  Measures 10" x 6 1/2".   OCLC: 3 (7/2018). Heavy wear.  Sewing repair on backstrip.
Ginn Basic Readers Cut Outs/Paper Dolls - Teaching Aid . Ginn Basic Readers.Boston.1950s
The five dolls consist of three children, Tom, Betty, and Susan, along with two animals Flip, the dog, and Pony, the horse. The included instruction sheet gives suggestions as to how the paper dolls might be used in a classroom to ready children for and begin reading. Along with the Ginn Basic Readers books of course. Some possible skills that can be learned using the characters matching them to chalkboard outlines, practice eye-hand coordination, developing language growth and listening ability. The characters also pair up with characters in several of their beginner reading books is but a fun coincidence and coincidentally be used as physical representations of stories and exercises. The original envelope is also included. Dolls vary, largest measures 10" and the smallest 6".   .
Harry K. Rogers Smokey's Story of Old Man Fire. Stock Fire Insurance Company..1929
J. V. Parker.  This book tells the story of Old Man Fire, and his friends (ex. Mr. Innocent Looking Match and Mr. Smouldering [sp.] Cigarette). The story starts off saying how Old Man Fire was mankind's friend. He kept them warm and cooked their food, but if they were careless he would "break his chain and destroy everything with which he comes in contact [with]." The front cover is a color illustration depicting Smoky surrounded by children. The book was given out at the end of a fire-safety course taught to children. The course is taught to the children by Smoky, the Fire Clown who was created and portrayed by Harry K. Rogers, a former fire chief. Illustrated wrapper. 8 pp. Two full page black and white illustrations. This book in was produced with money provided by the Stock Fire Insurance Companies. NO OCLC (Mar 2019). Measures 10 3/4" x 7 1/2".. Harry K. Rogers was born on August 18, 1889 in Marian, Kansas to John Newton Rogers (1841-1912) and Florence Eutoka Cline (1855-1940). He married Lena A Shearer (1887-1939) and had two children together, Josephine Bess Rogers (1916-2010) and Richard Shearer Rogers (1924-2014). After the death of his first wife in 1939 he remarried Miriam Rogers (1900-?). He died on September 13, 1956.
Pearl Barkley & Doris Jones, Illustrators. Starting to School in Kingsport. Kingsport City Schools.Kingsport, TN.1953
This is a brochure prepared for parents of children in public schools in Kingsport, Tennessee. It is directed towards the parents who are sending their kids to school for the first time. The brochure is divided up into categories: Rules & Regulations, Visits & Conferences, Health & Safety, Readiness in Subject-matter Areas, Home-School Cooperation, Suggested List of Children's Books, and References of Interest to Parents of School-Beginners.  Along with the information presented, there are cartoon line drawings throughout. 26 pp. Illustrated wraps. Measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"..
Cicile Heller, Cover Design From Kindergarten to College - University School. .Cincinnati, OH .1940s
University School was a co-ed K-12 school that was founded in 1903 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The school is no longer operation. What is unique about this item is that it is not your typical printed brochure. It is actually just a series of twenty-three (23) black and white images from photographs depicting the school's campus, and students in the classroom working on various projects. Each image has a narrative description on the reverse. Some of the projects being worked on are: papier mache maps of Ohio, models of different country's clocks such as the Chinese water clock, the making of hooked rugs, and a model museum depicting the evolution of Greek sculpture. Housed in a two fold cover folder with silhouette of small children to college students on the cover and a map of the school on the inside fold. Photographs by Jensen-Malott and Keystone. Measures 6 1/2" x 4 1/4". .
Edward A. Kennard Little Hopi Hopihoya. United States Indian Service..1962, 1948
201pp. Illustrated wraps. Albert Yava, Hopi Text; Charles Loloma Illustrator.  Hopi reader comprised of tales for children printed in both English and Hopi. Full page black and white illustrations throughout.    Contents includes The Bow (Hoohu), the Hunter (Maamakyam), The Little Warriors (Qaleetaqhoyamu), Hunting With Girls (Neyangmakiwa) and more. Concludes with information on Bilingual Reads, The Artist and The Hopi Alphabet.  Measures 10" x 7".. ex libris -The Indian & Colonial Research Center, Old Mystic, CT
 Five Little Pigs, A Linen Book. Saalfield's Publishing Company.New York, NY; Akron, OH; Chicago, IL.1910
This charming linen book tells the classic finger and toe counting nursery rhyme 'This Little Piggy'. Each page features a line from the rhyme, such as "This little pig has some nice roast beef", with a corresponding colorful illustrations of anthropomorphic pigs. The book is a part of the Saalfield's Muslin Books series. The covers depicted the same pig from the front and back, wearing a plaid bid and holding silverware. 8 pgs (including illustrated covers). Stitched binding. OCLC 2 (July 2020, there is another catalogue record of a linen book of the same name, publishers, and date, however it has cut outs, and this one does not). On the back cover is printed, "G500". Measures 11" x 6"..
Timothy Goodwise The Portland Primer or First Book For Children. S.H. Colesworthy..1841
Fourth edition. 24 pp. wrappers with illustrations. "A is for Axe... O is for Owl... Q is for Quadruped." Morals poetry. Binding damaged, and cover detached. Foxing, intact tears. Measures 4 1/2" x 3 3/4"..
 Uncle Sam's ABC Book, Printed in Linen, 1897. W.B. Conkey Company.Chicago ; New York.1897
12 pp unpaginated book printed on linen. Two color illustrations(red and blue) on wrappers; alphabet and words printed in color, accompanied by black and white illustrations. A delightfully charming ABC book which pairs each letter with three words, as well as using creative illustration to include each object in the drawing. For example A is for Acorn, Axe, and Angler; B is for Bicycle, Boy, and Balloon, etc. Measures 6 1/2" x 4 1/2". OCLC 1 - (3/2017). Book has wear and fraying. Pages are soiled and toned. The color accented ink (mostly red) has started to bleed through the pages. The blue ink has faded oddly in some areas.
 The Declaration of Independence Portfolio, Compiled and Published by The Ladies' Patriotic Society Co.,. The Ladies' Patriotic Society Co.,.Buffalo, NY.1899
A 17 1/2" x 14 1/2" facsimile of the Declaration of Independence, about one-third in size; also a copy of Charles Carroll's manuscript additions in 1826, etc.   Compiled and Published by The Ladies' Patriotic Society Co., Distributors of Patriotic Literature.   The Society is desirous that every citizen, especially young person and boys and girls, should study thoroughly or commit to memory the Declaration of Independence.  A fee of 10 cents is proposed.   Found in original envelope.  NO OCLC or other internet reference to the Society. 3/2017. .
Grandpapa Pease's Lady Golightly.
6 leaves plus inside covers.  Illustrated wraps.  Hand colored. Story of Lady Golightly, a grasshopper and her cousins and how they learn to make hay while the sun shines.  Text block detached.  Measures 10 1/8" x 7 1/8".
Unused Boxed Set - Children's Stationery - Fairy Notes for Little Folks. ..[1940s]
Housed in an applied litho on pressed board box with fairies floating about as a young girl reads.  The content includes 24 illustrated single-fold note sheets.  There are six each for Little Red Riding Hood, Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Cinderella and her Coach and Four, and Jack and the Beanstalk.  Each is captioned  with a relevant rhyming verse. Also includes 24 envelopes. All found with bundled in "Fairy Notes" bands.  Note sheet measures 5 1/2" x 4".  Box measures 6" x 8 1/2'. . Inscribed inside box lid in pencil.
Lawrence Lovechild Henry Brown. George B. Zieber.Philadelphia.1847
16 pp. wraps.  Title page and seven (7) full page hand colored illustrations.  The tale of a hard working carpenter's son who strove to do well in all ways, observed by an neighboring lawyer who adopted him as his own, helped him develop into a successful congressman, who subsequently married the lawyer's lovely daughter.  The moral  "Virtue -- no matter what our state -- deserves and wins reward".  Inside covers promote Lovechild's Nursery Stories  and Useful Books for Ladies. Back cover lists New Juvenile Publications.   Measures 7 3/4" x 6 1/4".  Covers detached but present..
Edith Loring Fullerton Small Gardens for Small Folks . W. Atlee Burpee & Co.1912.
A 32 pp booklet on how to construct a garden with children.  Images from photographs throughout of children in their gardens, mostly with resulting produce.  Contents includes: The Garden The Vegetable Garden The Flower Garden The seed company recommend children grow  Oxheart Carrot, Hollow Crown Parsnip, Kleckley's Favorite Okra, Prolific Extra Early Peas, Prize-Taker Onions and Gold Coin Potatoes.  Charming image of child a top a giant pumpkin she had grown. Meaures 7 3/4" x 6"..
An Essay on the life of Charles Dickens by Nellie M Krehbiel c 1900. ..
An 18 page handwritten report or essay with three (3) images from photographs and one drawing. Paper covers with ribbon binding.  Titled Charles Dickens 1812-1870. Nellie M. Krehbiel. Embossed Victorian floral scrap affixed to front cover.  Although it is structured as a school project the factual narrative is written subjectively. e.g. "In later life Dickens preserved grateful remembrance of this gentleman, who recognized his pupils abilities and resolved  that they should not lie fallow for want of early cultivation".  Content includes Parents, Birth, Boyhood, Youth, Marriage, Friends, Manhood, Last years, Dickens' Works, Death and References.  A pen and ink drawing captioned Little Charles Dickens at the blackingware house.  Meausres 9" x 6'. . Believe author to be Nellie M Krehbiel. 18861967 Delevan, Cattaraugus, New York.
 Child's Picture Primer. Davis, Porters, Co.Philadelphia.c1865
16 pp (including covers) This is a primer meant for young children. It starts with the alphabet, printed in upper and lower case, and continues on to numbers and vowels, and eventually from sight words to small sentences, to short descriptions. There are thirteen hand colored engravings (including the cover illustration which is repeated later in the book). There is a rather unusual page towards the beginning of the primer. After the pages of the printed alphabet, but before the page showing numbers and vowels, there is a page of what appears to be random letters. At first glance, one would assume the letters are the consonants, (especially considering that the vowels are on the next page) however, there are several vowels among the letters. Additionally the letters appear to be in a random order. The image depicted on the page is of four Scottish men in kilts, brandishing swords.  OCLC- none (4/20/18).  Measures 10 1/4" x 6 1/2.. Cover and edge wear, particular at the corners. Fabric repair to binding, Toned and soiled due to age. Minor tears on paper's edges. Faint water stain at center of book throughout all pages (see pictures).
 3 Volvelles from Educational Series. Dvorine, Israel.Baltimore MD.[1928]
Three (3) different 3 1/2" x 7" early learning educational volvelles with mirror images  both sides. They include a circus that various animals occupy, a magician's box with different objects appearing and disappearing and a fish tank with various tropical fish.  Marked B14, B24 and B 37.
M. P. Stickney Watercolor Handmade Reward of Merit - Floral Vine Border Decoration for Nethaniel Kimball. ..c1850s
A 2" x 2 1/4" record of merit that reads "Nethaniel Kimball by excelling those of his class in spelling merits the approbation of his Instructor - M. P. Stickney.  Delicate watercolor border decoration with eternal vine and  purple and pink flowers. .
Mechanical Lotto Cards. ..
Each card from a French lotto set has four (4) mechanical parts, that move to reveal the lotto numbers. Great whimsy.Measures 5 x 8 5/8.  Light edge wear.