A history of Ackworth School during its first hundred years

By: Thompson, Henry

Price: £40.00

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Book Condition: V.g.


Full leather cover with gilt title and impressed lines; sl. worn at corners, internally fine (pp. 307-8 and attached plate partly detached) with orig. tissue guards of plates intact. Illustrated with a few full-page engravings, this is a definitive history of the Quaker School in Yorkshire that was founded by Dr John Fothergill in 1779 and occupies a fine suite of Georgian buildings that had originally been constructed as a Foundlings' Hospital (orphanage). Covering the first hundred years, the author includes financial information, analyses of drinking water, and other miscellaneous data which could be of great interest to social historians. Bookplate and address label of Edmund Camplin on front pastedown.

Title: A history of Ackworth School during its first hundred years

Author Name: Thompson, Henry

Categories: Antiquarian,

Publisher: The Centenary Committee, Ackworth School: 1879

Binding: Fulll leather binding, gilt title

Book Condition: V.g.

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 990

Keywords: English