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Education : General Education


The Romance of Mathematics - Being the Original Researches of A Lady Professor of Girtham College in Polemical Science with Som Account of the Social Properties of A Conic Equations to Brain Waves Social Forces and the Laws of Political Motion

Elliot Stock, London
1st printing. Small 8vo. in navy blue, printed paper label to spine (as issued), 131pp. Satire on the treatment of women in universities
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (spine label, end-papers and page-block edges moderately tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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Dare Unchaperoned to Gaze - A Womans View of Edwardian Oxford

St. Hugh's College, Oxford
Heavy 4to. in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 196pp on stiff art paper, illustrations in text, colour facsimiles etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£41.00
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Educational Failure and Working Class White Children in Britain

Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke
8vo in colour printed boards, 205pp, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionHardcover
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Educating the Respectable - A Study of Fleet Road Board School Hampstead

Woburn Press, London
8vo in burgundy red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 281pp, plates, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Quiet in the Land - Luang Prabang Laos

The Quiet in the Land Inc., New York
Large heavy 4to. in graduated bright yellow/orange cloth covered boards, 239pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc
Almost AS NEW (covers a little dust marked)
1st editionHardcover
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Memoir of William Ellis and an account of his conduct teaching

Longmans Green, London & New York
1st printing. 8vo in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, portrait frontispiece, 201pp with appendices etc. First significant biography of the noted educationist and reformer. Very scarce, small printing and most survivals are institutionally held
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight barely read copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, pages very slightly tanned, page-block edges slightly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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A History of Birkbeck College University of London During the Second World War 1939 - 1945

Birkbeck College, London
8vo in dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 206pp, plates, index, folding map at rear
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves, minute surface bump to rear cover)
1st editionHardcover
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King Alfred School and the Progressive Movement 1898 - 1998

University of Wales Press, Cardiff
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 375pp, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Eton in the Forties - by An Old Colleger

Richard Bentley, London
Thick Octavo size (8vo) in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, small gilt decoration to front cover, 395pp, 15 full page plates
VERY GOOD+, an unusually well preserved, clean and tight copy (ink name of half title leaf dated 1896, very slight nicking to spine ends, page-block edges slightly tanned and dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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Childhood and Society A Hundred Years Ago (SIGNED COPY)

National Children's Home, London
Octavo size (8vo) in gilt embossed blue cloth, 72pp, bibliography, index etc. The National Children's Home Convocation Lecture 1969. Inscribed and signed by author on fly-leaf
An almost AS NEW copy (hint of dustiness to edges)
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Cabinets of Curiosity - Art Gallery Education

Art & Society / Arts Council of Great Britain, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed die-cut stiff card covers, 220pp, illustrations in text, etc
Four pages only with some pale highlighting else near FINE, a clean and tight barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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