Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1830. 136 pages + 12 pages of book ads. Tall 12mo, cloth backed boards; paper label; front hinge starting. Item #1029
An attractive, sound copy of the second edition. "The foundation book of modern pedagogy... This volume is the key work to an extensive and highly developed American literature on education." - BENNETT. AMERICAN RARE BOOK GUIDE. Hall helped to establish what became Concord Academy, served as principal of Phillips Academy at Andover, Ma. and was one of the founders of the American Institute of Instruction, the oldest American educational association, organized in Boston in 1830. He was an early and important contributor to the scientific study of education.