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An Inside Job.

By: Sissons, Beverley.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Freshfileds, 1984., 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper, alo in Very Good condition, in clear archival wrapper. First edition, SIGNED COPY, with dedication, pp106. Foreword by Lord Longford. A fascinating account of five years' imaginative teaching of 'Scotland's toughest' prisoners in HM Prison, Peterhead. S30. View more info

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Course of Twelve Lectures on Scottish Literature.

By: McCormick,W.S.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: No Date. Queen Margaret College Glasgow., 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition


Soft leather bound covers with gilt titles, some wear to corners and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition? Unpaginated. S30. View more info

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Educational Development in the Sudan 1898-1956.

By: Beshir, Mohamed Omer.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, 1969

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover in Very Good condition with very slightly edgeworn dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xi, 276, appendices, index. View more info

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Four Lectures by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson Edited, with an Introductory Essay on Cobden-Sanderson's Life and Ideals, with Details of his American Pupils, and his Lectures in the United States in 1907.

By: Dreyfus, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The Book Club of California, 1974

Edition: Limited Edition


Hardcover, green cloth spine with small title label, paper over boards with gold details and motif, small name plate of previous owner but otherwise in Fine condition. Limited edition of 450, pp xi, 105, b&w illustrations, appendices. Scarce title. View more info

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Laundry Work: Aberdeen School of Domestic Science.

By: Robert Gordon Colleges.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Avery & Co. Ltd., 1928., 1928

Edition: 3rd Edition


Hardback in very good condition, third edition, pp56, with annotations in pencil on blank pages provided for that purpose. Text book compiled by the Aberdeen School of Domestic Science to facilitate the work of the student in the laundry. S3. View more info

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Laundry Work: Aberdeen School of Domestic Science.

By: Robert Gordon Colleges.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Avery & Co. Ltd., 1928., 1928

Edition: 3rd Edition


Hardback in very good condition, third edition, pp56, with annotations in ink on blank pages provided for that purpose. Text book compiled by the Aberdeen School of Domestic Science to facilitate the work of the student in the laundry. S3 View more info

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Robert Gordon's Legacy: A History of Robert Gordon's Hospital & College.

By: Lockhart, Brian R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Black & White, 2007. 9781845021573, 2007

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardback, Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp viii, 371, colour illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. "Robert Gordon's Legacy" is the story of Robert Gordon and his Hospital, or charity school, and College. Robert Gordon was determined to improve the educational provision of his age and this book explains the motivation which inspired him to leave his considerable fortune to benefit member of the burgess class who had fa... View more info

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Secondary Education for All: A Policy for Labour.

By: Tawney, R. H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Hambledon Press, 1988. 0907628990, 1988

Edition: Modern Reprint


Hardback, in blue cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine, in Fine condition. Reprint of the 1922 edition. Pp xxxiv, 155, with tables, introduction by J.R. Brooks, Writings on Education by R.H. Tawney, summary of the Labour Party's policy, with appendices. S9. View more info

Summerhill.

By: Neill, A.S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pelican, 1977. 0140209409, 1977


Paperback reprint in Good plus condition; slight creasing to spine and slight darkening to text block, some underlining in text otherwise internally very good; pages 336. Reforming teacher and his methods. S5. View more info

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The Gordon Schools: A Short History 1800-2001.

By: McBurnie, Peter.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Peter McBurnie, 2002., 2002

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition


Large paperback in Fine Condition, SCARCE COPY, pp87, with colour and b&w illustrations. A history of the Gordons schools from the 18th century to the present day. S14. View more info

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The Higher Education of Women (1866): A Classic Victorian Argument for the Equality of Women.

By: Davies, Emily.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Hambledon Press, 1988., 1988

Edition: Modern Reprint


Paperback in very good condition, with some slight shelf wear. Reprint of 1866 edition. Ppliii, 193, with an introduction by Janet Howarth. With acknowledgements, notes to introduction and notes to the text. Emily Davies (1830-1921) was an English early feminist and suffragist who is best remembered for her pioneering campaign to allow women access to university education. Davies was one of the founders of Girton College, Cambridge and served as Mistress between 1873-187... View more info

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The History of Scottish Education, Two Volumes.

By: Sotland, James.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of London Press, 1969., 1969

Edition: 1st Edition


Two Volumes Complete. Hardcovers in Very Good condition, dustwrappers with sunned spines but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xix, 385, xix, 294, b&w illustrations, glossaries, indices. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S29. View more info

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The Relations of History and Geography: Studies in England, France and the United States.

By: Darby, H.C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press, 2002. 0959896994, 2002

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp xxiv, 293, b&w photographs and illustrations. With preface, prologue, list of illustrations, abbreviations, epilogue, appendix with the published writing of H.C.Darby, notes and index. The two leading thinkers in historical geography in the English-speaking world in the mid-20th century were Carl Sauer and H.C. Darby. Critical evaluations of the work of Carl Sauer have be... View more info

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Trinity School of Johm Whitgift: Official Opening of the New School.

By: The Earl Alexander of Tunis.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition


Paper pamphlet, crease in center, rust stain on cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 2. Order of proceedings for the opening ceremony of the New School. View more info

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University Statesman: The Story of Sir Hector Hetherington.

By: Illingworth, Sir Charles.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: George Outram & Co. Ltd., 1971., 1971

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardback in Very Good condition, with previous owner's name and address on front end paper; edgeworn dustwrapper, with a small tears repaired internally, otherwise in Very Good condition now archival wrapper. First edition, pp 158, b&w frontispiece, index. The Story of Sir Hector Hetherington, of the University of Glasgow. S10. View more info