Princeton, NJ: The University Library, 1900. Hardcover. First Edition. Uncommon. Fithian (1747 - 1776) was a travelling American tutor, known best for journal entries about tutoring at Nomini Hall, a Virginia plantation, between 1773 and 1774. He made many useful observations about the treatment of slaves, plantation life in Virginia, education, entertainment, and religion while he was there. He was highly critical of the treatment of slaves that he witnessed. This book includes eight photographic illustrations with captioned tissue guardsVery good in grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to spine ends, corners, edges of boards, and hinges. Internal rear hinge is cracked. Light foxing to margins of some pages, else clean and bright. 320 pages. EDU/071819. Very Good.
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Privately Printed by Schuyler Press, 1969. Hardcover. A scarce study of the development and progress of schools in Freehold, NJ from the city's founding until the early 20th century. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the title page thanking a couple for their encouragement and assistance with translating French text. Bound in blue cloth with girlt title and county seal to front cover and title to spine. Light bumping to corners white mark at the top of spine but still very good. Interior pages near fine. Measures 5 x 8.25 inches. 124 pages including bibliography and index. EDUC/111519. Near Fine.