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Houston, Susan E. and Prentice, Alison. Inscribed.SCHOOLING & SCHOLARS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY ONTARIO. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1988(, Ist ed. 418 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHORS. ISBN 0802058019 In this study of education in Ontario from the establishment of Upper Canada to the end of Egerton Ryerson's career as chief superintendent of schools in 1876, the authors explore the roots of the provincial public school system, set up to instil a work ethic and moral discipline appropriate to the new society, as well as the beginnings of separate schools. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page. Faint soiling to text block edges. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear, very minor rubbing and slight browning to flaps. Very Good+/Very Good Price: