New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. Cloth Hardcover. Good / No Dustjacket. Item #065952
Crisp, clean pages except for a prior owner's name marked out on the front free endpaper and some age-toning in the margins throughout; binding is square and secure, full red cloth hardcover somewhat faded along the spine, the gilt titles at front and spine somewhat dimmed, a few light, pale marks at the upper front and two small droplet stains on the rear, some softening at spine ends and mild shelf rubbing along the spine sides and around spine ends and corners, otherwise sound. vi + 207pp. From the foreword: "The lectures given by The New York Times have been especially successful in linking the schools with the newspaper, in stimulating the thinking of teachers and in stressing the place and importance of a free press in safeguarding our democratic ideals and institutions. Schools have the obligation to prepare young people to exercise their responsibility as citizens of a world community...." Ah, 1945.