By: Thompson, Henry
The Centenary Committee, Ackworth School: 1879
Seller ID: 990
Binding: Fulll leather binding, gilt title
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 whic... View More...