I know it isn't the time of year for purchasing school books. However, this list might just help you if you have a teacher in your novel, or perhaps, a child going to school, or perhaps, a parent trying to learn what his or her child is learning...or whatever you are writing in a scene. Hopefully you will find these useful.
THE LITTLE SONGSTER: An Elementary Sinking Book, for Scholars of 6 to 9 years ofa?e; by Georsre J, Webb. Professor in the Boston Academy ofMusic.
THE COMMON SCHOOL SONGSTER, intended as a Sequel to the above, for scholars from 9 to 15 years of age. By the same. Just published, under the sanction of the Boston Academy of Music.
THE VOCAL CLASS BOOK, designed for Young Ladies' Schools and Music Classes. By do. Just published, under the sanction yf the Boston Acad. ofMusic.
Th« above form a progressive series for the usfi of Schools and Families.
FROST'S ELEMENTS OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR, with Exercises in Parsing.
THE CHILD'S BOTANY; with Engravings.
HOLBROOK'S GEOMETRY; Ewv lessons in Geometry. By J. Holbkook.
ABBOTT'S LITTLE PHILOSOPHER. BOSSUT'S FRENCH WORD AND PHRASE BOOK.
WALSH'S ARITHMETIC. The Mercantile Arithmetic. By M. Walsh, A. M.
NOYES' SYSTEM OF PENMANSHIP. Improved edition.
THE MASSACHUSETTS COLLECTION Of PSALMODY; by the Boston Handel and Hayden Society : consisting of the most approved Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Anthems. Sentences, Chants, etc; together with many Original Pieces, and others selected from the works of distinguished Composers, never before published in this country. Intended for Public Worship and Private Devotion. Edited by George James Webb, President of the Society. Second Edition. Price reduced to 36 per doz.
This work comprises three classes of Pealm and Hymn Tunes—the old standard tunes, tunes selected from modern composers, and thoae composed expressly for this book, embracing all the metres, and much variety of style and rhythmical structure.
The elementary principles are full and copious, on the basis of the Pestalozzian ay.stem, practically arranged, with full instructions on Chanting.
THE AMERICAN GLEE BOOK: consisting of a selection of Glees, Madrigals and Rounds, from the most distinguished English and German authors, together with original pieces composed expressly for this work. By George J. Webb, President of Boston Handel and Haydn Society, Sec. Second Edition.
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