Item #66311 The Volume Library: a concise, graded repository of practical and cultural knowledge designed for both instructiuon and reference. Henry W. Ruoff, edtor-in-chief.
The Volume Library: a concise, graded repository of practical and cultural knowledge designed for both instructiuon and reference
The Volume Library: a concise, graded repository of practical and cultural knowledge designed for both instructiuon and reference
The Volume Library: a concise, graded repository of practical and cultural knowledge designed for both instructiuon and reference

The Volume Library: a concise, graded repository of practical and cultural knowledge designed for both instructiuon and reference

Chicago: The W. E. Richardson Company, 1912. First edition, small folio (approx. 11½" x 9"), pp. [6], 11-485, [1], 48 (color maps), 535-830, xviii (index); text largely in triple column; plates (some in color), numerous tables, several illustrations in the text; original morocco-backed green cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine; the whole a bit rubbed, but generally very good and sound. A general, all-purpose reference book for the masses. Among the contributors, with pictures and affiliations are 58 distinguished men (Frederick Starr and David Starr Jordan among them); and two distinguished women, Susan Francis Chase (from Buffalo State Normal School), and Elizabeth Harrison (Chicago Kindergarten College). Contains sections on The Kindergarten, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Industrial Education, Normal Schools, Higher Education; Arts & Sciences, including language, literature, and religion; Government & Law; Trade & Industry, including business & commerce; a universal gazetteer, a dictionary of biography, and a "multiplex" dictionary. Item #66311

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