Froebel's Occupations. Kate Douglas Wiggin, Nora Archibald Smith.
Froebel's Occupations

Froebel's Occupations

Boston, Mass. Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1896. Hardcover. [8], 313 p.: chart; 18 cm. Light brown cloth with black-stamped spine and cover titles. This is the second part of the series: The Republic of childhood. Small bookseller's label on front fixed endpaper for Hayes & Betts. In 1877 Kate Douglas Smith (aka Wiggin) was introduced to the theories of Friedrich Froebel, the founder of the indergarten movement. They inspired her and their influence can be found throughout her work, both fiction and non-fiction. With her sister, Nora, Wiggin also established a school for kindergarten teachers. In Very Good Condition: head of spine starting to fray; spine sunned; cover slightly soiled; red stain at top edge of front cover. Pages are clean and tight. Very Good. Item #000963

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