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No. 085. One dozen Weaving-Mats, 7 X 5", slits 1 wide (i") and 3 narrow (each i."), alternately, red; strips cut to match,, purple. $015.

No. 687. One dozen Weaving-Mats, 7X5", slits 1 wide (§") and 3 narrow (each j"), alternately, purple; strips cut to match, green. $0.15.

No. 688. 6%e dozen Weaving-Mats, 7X5", slits 1 wide (f") and 3 narrow (each j"), alternately, green; strips cut to match, orange. $0.15.

No. 701. One dozen Weaving-Mats, 5X5", slits 4", red; strips J" wide, white and blue. $0.15.

No. 700. One dozen Weaving-Mats, 5x5", slits J", blue; strips i" wide, while and red. $0.15.

NOTE.— Weaving-Mais differing in cut or colors from those enumerated above, including such

as may require gold, silver, or other uncommon kinds of paper, will be prepared to order at moderate

rates.
No. 758. Steiger's Samples of Weaving-Mats, Cuts and Colors, net $0.10.
No. 761. One dozen wooden Weaving-Needles, 11 J" long. $0.40.
No. 762. One dozen wooden Weaving-Needles, 8" long. $0.30.
No. 765. One Patent Steel Weaving-Needle. $0.10.
No. 766. One dozen Patent Steel Weaving-Needles. $1.00.
No. 771. A package containing material for book-marks; strips J" wide. $0.10.
No. 772. A package containing material for book-marks; strips i" wide. $0.10.
No. 773. A package containing material for book-marks; strips jj" wide. $0.10.

Diagrams: Steiger's Designs for Weaving (Braiding). 12 plates, in wrapper, $0.30.
No. 791. Froebel's Kindergarten Occupations tor the Family. No. 4.
"Weaving (Braiding). In a paper box, with chromo-lithographed cover, $0.75.

This Box contains 1 Steel Weaving-Needle, 20 mats of assorted colors and widths, with corresponding strips, 165 Designs, and Instructions.

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XIX. Paper-interlacing (Intertwining).

Paper strips of various colors, lengths, and ■widths, folded lengthwise, are used to represent a variety of geometrical as well as fancy forms, by plaiting them according to certain rules.

No. 801. A package containing 100 paper strips of different lengths, widths, and colors. $0.15.

No. 804. A package containing 100 paper strips, white and colored, 10" long and 1" wide. $0.15.

No. 805. A package containing 100 paper strips, white and colored, 10" long and J" wide. $0.15. Diagrams: Steiger's Designs for Intertwining. 12 plates, in wrapper, $0.30.

No. 811. Froebel's Kindergarten Occupations for the Family. No. 9. (Intertwining.) In a paper box, with chromo-lithographed cover, $0.75.

This box contains 100 paper strips, white and colored, 55 Designs, and Instructions.

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E. Steiger, 25 Park Place, New York

XX. Paper-folding.

The material for paper-folding consists of square, rectangular, and triangular pieces, with which variously shaped objects are formed, and the elements of geometry are taught in a practical manner. The variety is endless and prepares the pupil for many similar and useful manual performances in practical life.

No. 821. A package containing 100 leaves of strong white paper, 4" square. SO. 15.

No. 822. A package containing 100 leaves of colored paper, 4" square. $0.15.

No. 824. A package containing 100 leaves of colored paper, 4X2". $0.10.

No. 828. A package containing 100 leaves of white paper—equilateral triangles, sides 4" long. $0.20.

No. 830. A package containing 100 leaves of colored paper—equilateral triangles, sides 4" long. $0.20.

No. 833. A wooden Paper-Folder, not SO. 15.

No. 834. One dozen wooden Paper-Folders, net $1.50.
Diagrams for Paper-folding. $0-75.

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XXI. Paper-cutting, Paper-mounting, and Silliouetting.

Squares or triangles of pa- ,K. y^,

per are folded, cut according to certain rules, and formed into figures. The child's inclination for using the scissors

is here so ingeniously turned to account as to produce very gratifying results.

No. 840. A package containing 100 leaves of strong white paper, 4" square, $0.15.

No. 842. A package containing 100 leaves of colored paper, 4" square, $0.15.

No. 843. A package containing 100 leaves of glazed paper (assorted colors), 4" square, $0.20.

No. 844. A package containing 100 leaves of white and coloied paper, 4" square. $0.15.

No. 845. A package containing 100 leaves of glazed paper, white and colored, 4" square. $0.20.

No. 851. A pair of scissors with rounded blades, for paper-cutting, net $0.40.

No. 852. One dozen pairs of scissors, with rounded blades, net $4.00.

No. 855. A package containing 20 leaves of strong ultramarine paper, for mounting the cut

figures, net $0.15.

No. 850. A package containing 20 leaves of strong Manila paper, for mounting the cut figures, net $012.

Diagrams: Steiger's Designs for Paper-culling. 12 plates, in wrapper, $0.30. No. 861. Froebel's Kindergarten Occupations for the Family, No. 10

(Paper-Clltting), in a paper box, with chromo-lithograpbed cover, $0.75.

This Box contains 1 pair of scissors, with rounded blades, 100 leaves of white and colored paper, 10 leaves of ultramarine paper, 96 Designs, and Instructions.

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B. Steiger, 25 Park Place, New York

XXII. Peas or Cork Work.

are soaked in water for 8 or 12 hours, and pieces of wire, of various lengths, pointed at the ends, are stuck into them for the purpose of imitating real objects and the various geometrical figures. Skeletons are thus produced, which train the eye for perspective drawing most successfully. Wooden sticks similar to those used in Stick-laying but thinner (only one-sixteenth inch thick) are also used for this purpose.

In place of peas many persons prefer cork cubes, which may be conveniently used again and again.

One pound of marrowfat peas, in a paper box, net $0.15.

A package containing 100 cork cubes, $0.25.

A Piercing-Pin, with short haudlc, $005.

One dozen Piercing-Pins, with short handles, $050.

A package containing 500 sticks, 1" long, $0.12.

A package containing 500 sticks, 2" long, $012.

A packnge containing 500 sticks, 3" long, $0.15.
A package containing 500 sticks, 4"

No. 881.
No. 883.
No. 884.
No. 885.
No. 886.
No. 887.
No 888.
No. 889.
long, $0.15
No. 890.

A package containing 500 sticks, 5"

long, $0.15.

No. 891. A package containing 500 sticks, assorted

lengths, $0.25.

No. 892. A package containing 250 sticks, 13"

long, $0.30.

No. 896. A package containing 100 pieces of wire,

1, 2, 3, i, and 5"long, assorted, $020.

Diagrams: Steiger's Designs for Cork or Peas Work. 12 plates, in wrapper, $0.30.

No. 900. Froebel's Kindergarten Occupations for the Family. No. 9. (Cork or Peas Work.) In a paper box, with chromolithographed cover, $0.75.

This Box contains 60 cork cubes, 60 pieces of wire, 1, 2, 3, and i" long, assorted, 1 Piercing-Pin, 108 Designs, and Instructions.

XXIII. Card-board Work.

(Material, Designs, etc., are in preparation.)

XXIV. Modeling.

No. 921. One pound Modeling-Wax, in a tin box, net $1.25.

No. 926. Twenty pounds of Spring's Modeling-Clay (dry), in a wooden box, net $1.25.
No, 931. A wooden Modeling-Knife, common kind, $0.10.
No. 932. A wooden Modeling-Knife, superior qnality, $0.20.
No. 935- A wooden Modeling-Board, $0.10. .
Designs for Modeling, $0.75.

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No. 951- Steiger's Sample Cards of Work that may be produced by the 11 Boxes BroebeTs Kindergarten Occupations for the Family, Nog. 1—12, net $0.75.

E. Steiger, 25 Park Place, New York

FURNITURE, etc.

Kindergarten Tables, 22" high, with cover grooved in one-inch squares, nicely finished and Tarnished.

No. 961. A Kindergarten Table for one child, 20" wide, 30" long, net $3.00.

No. 962. A Kindergarten Table like No. 961, except that for the sake of economy and convenience in shipping the legs and frames can be screwed off, net $3.00.

Larger Tables will be made to order.

Oil-cloth Covering, with dark ground, 45" wide, marked off in one-inch squares, @ $0.60 net per running foot.

(This Covering may be used to fit ordinary tables temporarily for Kindergarten purposes.)

Kindergarten Chairs @ net $o.90 — or more, for superior quality.

$SS~ Boxing for Tables and Chairs must be charged extra.
No. 981. Steiger's Kindergarten Cltest. Number One.
No. 982. Steiger's Kindergarten Chest. Number Two.
No. 983. Steiger's Kindergarten Chest. Number Three.
No. 984. Steiger's Kindergarten Chest. Number Four.

NOTICE.

The foregoing Catalogue supersedes all lists previously issued; upon comparison a considerable reduction in the price of most of the articles mentioned will be noticed, which increased manufacturing facilities have enabled me to make.

^S~ The designation by numbers (No.) of the several articles in this Catalogue is an arbitrary one and is made for the purpose of enabling customers to be precise in ordering.

However extensive this Catalogue, it comprises only a part of my stock of Kindergarten Gifts. Occupation Material, Furniture, etc. Many kindred articles ore on hand, and new additions are continually being produced as fast as circumstances permit to carry out my plans and desires of promoting whatever tends to the development and popularization of the Kindergarten System.

$&■ An enlarged edition of the present Catalogue is already in preparation; it will be issued shortly, and sent free to all persons desiring to receive it

October, 1878. E. Steiger.

Kindergartners

suggested for Positions, and Positions suggested to Kindergartners, free of charge to any party, by Steiger's Educational Bureau. Blank forms sent free upon application.

BAKER, PRATT & CO.,

8€s<m& Franrans,

IMPORTERS, PUBLISHERS, AND STATIONERS, 142 & ±4=4= Grand Street,

The "Triumph" School Desk.

Sole Agents for the "TRIUMPH" School Desk and for the "TRIUMPH
STUDY" Folding Lid Desk. The latest and best!

Our new
Clobe & Apparatus Case

Our desks ore

made by dove-
tailing the

iron and wood

together,which

makes them

the strongest

and most durable School Desks in the World!

Every School Principal knows there is no screw desk made which will not become rickety; of nearly three quarters of a million of our dovetailed desks now in use, not

now in use,
one has yet been reported
loose, but we have in-
numerable testimonials as
to their firmness, dur-
ability, and merit in
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Received the highest award at the Centennial Exhibition.

Sole Agents for the wonderful MAC VICAR GLOBES.

Blackboards, Blackboard Bubbers (the best, dustless, only $1.80 per doz.) Liquid Slating, DustlessCrayons, White and Colored Chalk Crayons, Slates, Slate and Lead Pencils, Charts, Globes, Outline Maps, Numeral Frames, Object-Teaching Aids, Geometrical Forms, Cube-Boot Blocks, Drawing Books, Drawing Material, Mathematical Instruments, Writing and Exercise Books, Bewards of Merit, Thermometers, magnets, Microscopes, Aids to School Discipline, Call Bells, Gymnastic Apparatus, etc., etc., etc.

Teachers' Desks, Settees, Chairs, School and Hall Furniture of all kinds.

Every variety of Stationery for Schools and Teachers.

i&chool '23ook» of evevQ ^escripfion.

Sunday School Furniture and Supplies. — Standard and Miscellaneous Books. — Albums, Bibles, Prayer Books, Hymnals, etc. — School and College Text Books.

Send for illustrated Catalogue of School Furniture and School Supplies. Send for descriptive Catalogue of the Mac Vicar Globe. Send for neic Catalogue of School Books. Send for sample of our dustless Crayon. Send for descriptive Circular of our Folding Blackboard.

School Commissioners, School Trustees, School Principals. School Teachers, Sunday School Superintendents, Sunday School Teachers, should correspond with us at once if in need of Furniture, Books, or Supplies of any kind.

BAKER, PRATT & CO., 142 & 14-1 Grand Street, New York.

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