Thornton, Nate; Bartley, Sylvia. “I am an International.” Nate Thornton’s story, compiled and designed by Sylvia E. Bartley. Fort Bragg, CA: Noyo Hill House, 2011. Unmarked. Illustrated throughout. Map. 36p. Measures 7×8.5 inches. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26271) $16.00
Thornton was a veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, a group of 3,000 Americans who fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) to defend the democratic Republic against fascist Generalissimo Francisco Franco, alongside Spain’s democratic forces and international brigades from other countries.
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum; Williams, Louis L. Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts. Lexington, MA: Scottish Rite Masonic Museum, 1975. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Paperback. (#26264) $38.00
Catalog for September 1975 to September 1976 decorative arts exhibition that examines how the emblems and symbols of the Masons tell the story of the founding of the United States. 111p. B/W images with descriptive text.
Red paperback with a dust jacket. Bibliography. Glossary of Symbols, Measures 8.75×8.5 inches.111p. B/W images with descriptive text. Foreword by Louis L. Williams.
Covers pre-industrial patterns, the demographic revolution in the late 18th century, the 19th century fall of fertility, present population patterns, the “three stages” theory of population growth, and thoughts for the future. Notes. 110p.
Toch, Thomas. In the Name of Excellence: The Struggle to Reform the Nation’s Schools, Why It’s Failing and What Should be Done. Oxford University Press, 1991. ISBN: 0195057619. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. 325p. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26160) $12.00
The first in-depth report card on the nation’s vast drive during the 1980s to reform its troubled public schools. Topics include origins, a report card, and more. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Written by Thomas Toch, an American educational journalists.