1829. Item #89531
HALL, Samuel R. LECTURES ON SCHOOL-KEEPING. Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1829. First edition. xi + 135 pp. + 12 pp. publisher's advertisements. 8vo., one quarter leather and paper covered boards. Ex-library copy, bookplate and ink note on front pastedown and a barely noticeable label on the spine, ticket on rear pastedown. Hinges weak, but holding. Relatively clean copy. 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.