Item #56543 The R. I. Schoolmaster. Three issues, as below. William A. Mowry.

The R. I. Schoolmaster. Three issues, as below

Providence: William A. Mowry, publisher, no. 9 Washington Buildings, 1858-59. Volume IV, no. IV (June), volume IV, no. VI (August), and volume V, no. II (February), each approx. 50 pages, each with adverts at the back offering books and educational supplies; all near fine in original printed gray, tan, and terracotta wrappers, each bearing a wood-engraved vignette of the Narragansetts greeting Roger Williams. Among the contributors are S. S. Greene, J. B. Angell, and Daniel Goodwin. William Augustus Mowry (1829-1917) studied at Brown University 1854-57, from which he received an honorary Master of Arts in 1866. He also served as Superintendent of Schools in Salem, Massachusetts. For many years he was engaged in educational work in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Begun in March, 1855, The R. I. Schoolmaster united with other journals in January 1875 to form the New England Journal of Education, later the Journal of Education (Boston) of which Mowry was also editor. Item #56543

Price: $150.00

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