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Stowe, C[alvin]:

REPORT ON ELEMENTARY PUBLIC INSTRUCTION IN EUROPE, MADE TO THE THIRTY-SIXTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO, DECEMBER 19, 1837.

Columbus: 1837 57pp, stitched, original plain wrappers, folding table. Scattered foxing. Good+. Harriet Beecher Stowe's husband Calvin was a crusader for education in the old West. "In 1836 the state of Ohio appointed him commissioner to investigate the public school systems of Europe, especially of Prussia. For this congenial task he was given every facility in England and on the Continent. Returning in 1837, he published his famous Report on Elementary Instruction in Europe, a copy of which the legislature put into every school district of the state. It was reprinted by the legislatures of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and other states..." DAB. FIRST EDITION. XVIII DAB 115. Sabin 92392. AI 46937 [5]. Not in Thomson, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 13544

Price: $250.00

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