Title: Public Education in California : Its Origin ...
Publisher: American Book Company, New York, New York
Publication Date: 1911
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
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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