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New York, NY, USA: William Morrow, 1996. VG/VG. First American Edition, First Printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication on front endpaper. Signing reads, 'Jo/Elders/Best Wishes/Dr Joycelyn Elders'. Illustrated with photographs. The autobiography of American Dr Joycelyn Elders (born 1933) whose last post was as Surgeon General of the United States. With Index. Some bruising… Read more
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A Schoolgirl's War: The Story Of School Life In World War Two (FINE COPY OF SCARCE SECOND EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Smith, Mary

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Greystone Books
Published
2017
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Fine
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Second Edition
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9781527211490
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Maidstone, Kent: Maidstone Grammar School For Girls, 2017. Fine. Second edition. Large format paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, MARY SMITH, on page one. Inscription reads, 'For ----/Best wishes/Mary Smith/August 2017'. Size of covers, 21.2 by 29.9cms. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings by Helen Keen. The author Mary Smith was headteacher of Maidstone Grammar School for… Read more
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Well Remembered Fields: The Story Of One School's Evacuation, 1939-1945 (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING PRESENTATION COPY FROM DAVID BERNSTEIN)

by Mitchell, Martin And Bernstein, David

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Greystone Books
Published
2003
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Very Good Plus
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First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780954568702
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Great Britain: Park Russell, 2003. VG+/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w. PRESENTATION COPY BY WAY OF HAND-WRITTEN LETTER FROM DAVID BERNSTEIN, EDITOR. Letter-headed letter reads, 'Dear -----/Thank you very much/for your co-operation re the/poem. I hope you enjoy/the book./Yours sincerely/David Bernstein'. Illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. On September 1 1939 Owen's School, Islington was evacuated to Bedford, not to… Read more
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How You Get Your Tea (SCARCE 1950s POSTER)

by Ceylon Tea Centre, London

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Published
1950
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Very Good Plus
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London: Ceylon Tea Centre, 1950. VG+. Poster. No date, (1950s). Folded, unfolded size 56 by 83 cms. Illustrated with 34 black and white photographs and a map of Ceylon. Produced to be used in schools 'as project material during lessons on Ceylon and her tea industry'. A very good plus copy of a SCARCE poster. NO inscriptions.. Poster. Very Good… Read more
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Cambridge: Oleander Press, 1976. VG+/VG. First edition in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on title-page. TOGETHER WITH SEPARATE 1977 4-PAGE 'ADDITIONAL NOTES' SUPPLEMENT. Illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative history of Perse School, Cambridge founded in 1615 by Stephen Perse. The school is an independent, fee-charging public school and this… Read more
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Princeton (FINE COPY OF SCARCE HARDBACK REVISED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Gambee, Robert

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Greystone Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9780393024234
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$51.95

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New York and London: W W Norton, 1993. Fine/VG+. Revised edition in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on front endpaper. Profusely illustrated with over three hundred photographs. A well-researched and authoritative history of Princeton, New Jersey, USA; covering the history of the town, schools, University, research centres. With Index and Bibliography. D/w has… Read more
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Miracles Take Longer (VERY SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Barnes, Ronald

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Greystone Books
Published
1982
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780861169443
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$38.28

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Bognor Regis, West Sussex: New Horizon, 1982. VG/VG. First edition in d/w not price clipped. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on front paste-doown. Inscription reads, 'To ----/With grateful thanks/for all that he/has done for the/school/Ronald B Barnes/Nov 1981'. The experiences and study of Great Stony School, Essex wiritten by the headmaster Ronald Barnes. Great Stony was a… Read more
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A Visual History Of Australia (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Graves, R P T

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Greystone Books
Published
1962
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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London: Evans Brothers, 1962. VG+. First edition. Large paperback, size of covers 24.7 by 19 cms. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on verso of half-title page. Inscription reads, '25.11.62/To all my friends on the/M.V. "Lindenbank"; in the/hope that this book will help/them to understand the "Great Southland"./With every good wish from the author/R P T Graves/The Avenue… Read more
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For Joy That We Are Here: Rural Music Schools 1929-1950 (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Ibberson, Mary

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Greystone Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780719909306
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London: Bedford Square Press For Rural Music Schools Association, 1977. VG+. First edition. No d/w, (as published). SIGNED BY MARY IBBERSON, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Glazed pictorial boards. Illustrated with photographs. The autobiography of Mary Ibberson (?1893-?1979) who was a musician, music teacher and who founded the Rural Music Schools in 1929 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. A very good… Read more
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I Was There: St James's, West Malvern (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION OWNED BY ONE OF THE CONTRIBUTORS)

by Baird, Alice

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Greystone Books
Published
1956
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Worcester: Littlebury, 1956. VG. First edition. NO d/w. This copy was owned by Miss Ethel Randle, who was a teacher at the school and who contributed to the book. Miss Randle taught science and mathematics at the school from 1929 to 1935; she later became Head Mistress of Oakfield School, Kirkby Lonsdale. Illustrated with photographs. A well-researched and authoritative history… Read more
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Toys And How To Make Them (SCARCE 1922 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION)

by Wilman, Jennie

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Greystone Books
Published
1922
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Leeds And Glasgow: Arnold, 1922. VG. First edition. No d/w. Not dated, (1922). Bound in brown pictorial cloth blocked black, showing a small girl sitting at a table making a toy. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings. A book of many craft projects for children to make toys; including furniture for doll's houses, windmills, trains, traction engine, bathing van, peg dolly, cork… Read more
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The Elmhirsts Of Dartington (UNCOMMON 1996 NEW EDITION)

by Young, Michael (With New Preface By Ivor Stolliday)

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Greystone Books
Published
1996
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Near Fine
Edition
New Edition
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Totnes, Devon: Dartington Hall Trust, 1996. NrF. New edition, with New Preface by Ivor Stolliday of Dartington Hall Trust. Paperback. ix,381pp. Illustrated with photographs and family trees. A well-researched and authoritative study of the lives and work of Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst. Leonard Elmhirst, (1893-1974), was a philanthropist and agronomist, who set up with his wife Dorothy, (1925-1968), the Dartington… Read more
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Inorganic Chemistry, For Science Classes (SCARCE 1865 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR)

by Hudson, Fearnside

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Greystone Books
Published
1865
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Whittaker, 1865. VG. First edition. PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR, inscribed on title-page. Inscription reads, 'Presented to Dr Hechscher/as a last remembrance of the Author'. Bound in deep red cloth; lettered blind stamped on front cover, gilt on spine. The object of the book is to give a description of the preparation and properties of the elementary bodies, and… Read more
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Imps Of Promise: A History Of King's School, Canterbury (SCARCE REVISED AND UPDATED SECOND EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Hinde, Thomas

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Greystone Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised And Updated Second Edition
ISBN
9780907383239
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London: James and James, 2005. NrF/NrF. Revised and updated second edition in d/w. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative history of King's School, Canterbury. With Chronology and Index. A near fine copy, in a near fine d/w, of a SCARCE revised and updated second edition. HEAVY PLEASE CONTACT US ABOUT POSTAGE. WILL BE KEPT AT COST.… Read more
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Sixty Years In Waifdom or, The Ragged School Movement In English History (FINE COPY OF HARDBACK NEW IMPRESSION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Montague, C J

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Greystone Books
Published
1969
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Fine
Edition
New Impression
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New York, U S A: Augustus M Kelley, 1969. Fine/VG. New impression in d/w price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. Originally published in 1904, this is a new impression of a well-researched and authoritative account of the ragged school movement dedicated to free education of destitute and poor children in the nineteenth century. With Index. D/w has a… Read more
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Sevenoaks, Kent: The New Beacon School, 2000. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs. A well-researched and authoritative history of the New Beacon School, a preparatory school for boys, at Sevenoaks, Kent from 1900 to 2000. With Appendixes, Bibliography and Index. A fine copy, in fine d/w, of a SCARCE first edition, first… Read more
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Lost For Words: The Mangling And Manipulating Of The English Language (UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY JOHN HUMPHRYS)

by Humphrys, John

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Greystone Books
Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Third Printing
ISBN
9780340836583
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2004. NrF/NrF. First edition, third printing (same year as first) in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY JOHN HUMPHRYS, without dedication or inscription on title-page. An interesting study of the English language: from tired old cliches to meaningless jargon, neglected rules of grammar to empty slogans, the English language is being abused in many quarters. A… Read more
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ASU Gammage: 50 Years of Connecting Communities (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE EDITOR)

by Jennings-Roggensack, Colleen (Editor)

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Greystone Books
Published
2014
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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Scottsdale, Arizona, USA: ON Media Publications, 2014. Fine. First edition, first printing. NO d/w, (as published). PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE EDITOR, COLLEEN JENNINGS-ROGGENSACK, on an Arizona State University card affixed to the front endpaper. Inscription reads, 'January 13, 2015/For ---/Happy 50th! Here's to the next 50!/Sincerely/Colleen/Colleen Jennings-Roggensack/Executive Director For ASU Gammage'. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Since 1964,… Read more
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Some Notes On The Early History Of Stowe (SCARCE 1932 FIRST EDITION)

by a Member Of The Sixth Form

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Greystone Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Stowe, Buckinghamshire: Stowe School, 1932. VG. First edition. Paperback. 25pp. with ten full-page plates of illustrations additional to pagination. A history of Stowe School, Stowe, Buckinghamshire (which opened in 1923) and Stowe House (which houses the school and is a Grade 1 listed country house dating from 1676). Covers have some spotting and dusting with some edge wear; else a… Read more
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Friendly Matches: A Play Of Two Halves! (UNCOMMON FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING)

by Ireland, Vicky (Dramatised By): Ahlberg, Allan

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Greystone Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781904557166
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Twickenham, England: Dramatic Lines, 2006. VG+. First edition, first printing. Acting Edition. Large ring-bound paperback. (xviii),133pp. Sub-titled 'Featuring the poems and characters created by Allan Ahlberg from the book 'Friendly Matches'. Profusely illustrated by Fritz Wegner. The acting edition, dramatised by Vicky Ireland of Ahlberg's 'Friendly matches', with stage directions and music. Corner creasing to one leaf, with short tear… Read more
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