1829. Item #80234
HALL, Samuel R. LECTURES ON SCHOOL-KEEPING. Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1829. First edition. xi + 135 pp. + 10 pp. publisher's advertisements. 8vo., quarter cloth with (remnant of) paper spine label and green paper-covered boards, uncut and partially unopened,in custom slipcase with inner chemise. Faint dampstaining to covers with the bottom corner of the first part of the text somewhat affected. Moderate wear, light to moderate foxing throughout. Thirteen lectures, with questions to consider for each. The first American book on pedagogy. The nature of teaching; children and their behavior; emulation vs. ambition; government of students; appropriate material; more. A scarce and uncommon book.