The Schools of Barking; A brief survey, with photographs and plans, issued on the occasion of the formal opening of the Eastbury, Cambell, Erkenwald, Roding, Dawson and Monteagle Schools by Sir Henry Hadow, C.B.E., M.A., D.Mus., L.L.D., D.Litt., F.R.C.M., on 6th October, 1932

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Hadow, William Henry (1859-1937); J. Compton; W.J. Parker (Foreword); Borough Council (Barking, Essex) Education Committee

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Hadow, William Henry (1859-1937); J. Compton; W.J. Parker (Foreword); Borough Council (Barking, Essex) Education Committee. The Schools of Barking; A brief survey, with photographs and plans, issued on the occasion of the formal opening of the Eastbury, Cambell, Erkenwald, Roding, Dawson and Monteagle Schools by Sir Henry Hadow, C.B.E., M.A., D.Mus., L.L.D., D.Litt., F.R.C.M., on 6th October, 1932. Barking, Essex: Borough Council (Barking, Essex) Education Committee | Printed at their Works at Iford by “The Drayton Press.”, [1932]. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 40. Small 4to., measuring 7.5″ x 9.75″. Stapled card covers bearing crest in raised gilt to the front cover, and blind-stamped rules to the margins. Fascinating architectural history of British schools. Replete with sharp black and white photographs of the various school buildings, their respective interiors, and corresponding architectural plans and drawings. Also comprises of a complete listing of members of the local ‘Education Committee’, and a complete listing of the various schools which comprised the Borough of Barking, as well as their approximate capital and operating costs. No detectable flaws, contents bright, clean, and unmarked. Correponds to OCLC #752483686 (see also British Library Citation No. 000202129) with only two known institutional holdings; no copies available in commerce at time of cataloguing. Near fine. Card Covers. (#1626) $145.00