Public Education in California : Its Origin and Development, with Personal Reminiscences of Half a Century

Swett, John

Published by American Book Company, New York, New York, 1911
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Title: Public Education in California : Its Origin ...

Publisher: American Book Company, New York, New York

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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Edition: First Edition


FIRST EDITION. 320 pages; bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Inscribed by the author "To the John Swett Grammer School with the compliments of the author, John Swett." John Swett (1830-1913) was a noted school reformer and early founder of the public education system for the state. He was Superintendent of Education (1863-1867) and taught in the Bay Area. He received an honorary degree from the University of California at the same time as John Muir in 1913. The book has a 'John Swett Grammar School' in ink. Otherwise a very good clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 11356

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