Henry Barnard.

Boston: Twayne Publishers, [1977]. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown cloth with gilt lettering. 138pp. Frontispiece. Fine. Item #35568
ISBN: 0805777105

A tight, pristine first edition of this volume (#59) in editor Samuel Smith's "Twayne's World Leaders Series" -- this copy with a handsome bookplate on the front flyleaf signed in black ballpoint by Downs' widow, Jane B. Downs. A minor ink correction on page 9 appears to be in Robert Downs' hand. Barnard (1811-1900) was a noted Connecticut educational reformer and long time (1855-81) editor of the influential "American Journal of Education."

Price: $35.00

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