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Winging Westward: From Eton Dungeon to Millfield Desk Joy Burden
Winging Westward: From Eton Dungeon to Millfield Desk Joy Burden

Winging Westward: From Eton Dungeon to Millfield Desk - Joy Burden

Bath: Robert Wall Books, 1974, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Private book plate to the pastedown. Library stampt to the tile page but no further marks.The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Signed by the author, with a note about an omission, on the title page — without provenance. Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Genealogical tables; Appendix; Addenda;

From the cover: “Kingweston is a small unspoilt village set in the spacious countryside of mid-Somerset.

When Caleb Dickinson bought the estate of Kingweston in 1745 he could have looked back to an ancestor who, nearly two hundred years earlier, had cooked for the collegers of Eton. Had he been gifted with prescience he could have looked forward two hundred years and seen Kingweston House, the former home of his descendants, filled with the pupils of Millfield School.

It was Caleb’s son who built the house. His descendants made of it a home and a base for their multinomial activities by which they served the community and their country until the last Caleb Dickinson — Sgt. Pilot, RAFVR — was lost in 1941”


Size: 8¾" x 5½". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (iv) 169 pages.
£19.00
Winging Westward: From Eton Dungeon to Millfield Desk Joy Burden