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Village School Miss Read

Village School - Miss Read

Michael Joseph, 1955, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good - in Poor DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded with loss at the head and tail of the spine, archive-tape repaired tear to the joins. Price Clipped. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners. Offset to the endpapers. Owners sticker to the ffep. Text bright and tight.

From the cover: “Up and down the country, among the Factories, air-strips, scientific plant and all the other features of our formidable modem world, still lurk the little villages of England, where a continuity of custom and occupation still link the England we know today with that older England known to us from our great poets and writers. In three parts corresponding to the three school terms, the author records the progress of her small pupils from. The beginning of the autumn term through winter and spring, until summer holidays bring a welcome pause. She shows how closely school life is knitted, in these small, rural communities, to the seasonal changes of the year.”

Illustrated by J. S. Goodall. Size: 8¼" x 5½". Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 238 pages.
Village School Miss Read