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A History Of The Mcguffey Readers

Auhtor: Henry Vail

Language: english
Published: 1911

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instructional,  non fiction,  history
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, May 2009


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Summary of the Book 'A History Of The Mcguffey Readers':

A History Of The Mcguffey Readers by Henry H Vail. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.

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... of government the physiologies should instruct the pupils in the laws of health but the reader should cover the whole field of morals and manners ...
... entire contents. In the higher readers will be found today many selections which appeared in the original books. The reason for retaining such selections ...
... which turned out to be the eye Metaphysics, a ludicrous description of a colonial salt-box in affected terms of exactness designed to ridicule ...
... Calvin's Institutes, Fox's Book of Martyrs and the McGuffey Readers and the author quotes David Swing as saying that The Institutes were rather ...
... favorite of all patriotic boys, Sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish I give my hand and my heart to this vote. At its close, it is my living ...
... Pennsylvania. These two young men were selected after tests by Samuel Brady to find which could run the fastest, shoot most accurately, and were least ...
... won from the surrounding forest. He worked in the fields in summer, continuing his studies and walked many miles once a week to recite his lessons ...
... simplicity of a child, with the precision of a mathematician, and with the authority of truth.. [Method of Teaching]. A portion of the lecture ...
... Duties of Parents and Teachers, Rev. W.H. McGuffey, A.M., 1835 General Duties of Teachers, Albert Pickett, 1835 Philosophy of the Human Mind, Bishop ...
... & Smith the manuscript of McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book, and although the nature of this task was very different from the preparation of a reader ...
... V. Rich of Boston. He had a large family. A son, Charles D. McGuffey. Esq., lives at Chattanooga, Tenn. Mr. A.H. McGuffey was a noteworthy figure ...
... his duty, made his report nearly two years later, the court found that the defendants had removed from their books the pirated parts and that the suit ...
... they sell. They contract for them with printers and binders. [Stereotyped Editions]. The first four editions of McGuffey's Readers were printed ...
... in the Charlotte Hall Institute, Maryland, and then removed to Ohio. He acted one year as essor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in Marietta College. ...
... Howard Hinkle, and Harry T. Ambrose were the partners. This firm continued unchanged until January 1, 1892, except for the untimely death of Mr. Leaman ...
... twenty-five or thirty years, entered the employ of the American Book Company. Mr. Bragg and Mr. Hinkle remained in charge of the Cincinnati business, ...
... into the market for several years, but in the end were unsuccessful. The Goodrich Readers published by Morton & Griswold in Louisville, Ky., were ...
... to furnish a set of plates to some enterprising bookseller in the West or to print an edition for him with his imprint. Ebenezer Porter's Rhetorical ...
... thoroughly good. He was a wood engraver of the old school. [New Processes]. When the revision of 1878 was decided on, the publishers of the McGuffey ...
... best answer to this question may be drawn from the many newspaper articles which appeared in Western and Southern papers after the death of one ...