Wycombe Abbey School, Bucks

$125.00

P.A. Buchanan & Coy (Photography)

1 in stock

Description

P.A. Buchanan & Coy (Photography). Wycombe Abbey School, Bucks. London: P.A. Buchanan & Coy., Chiswick, London, W., N.D. [Circa 1915]. First printing. pp. 13. Oblong Small 8vo., measuring 8.5″ x 5.5″. Light blue stapled stiff card covers with title in black lettering to front cover. Twelve lovely tipped-in monochrome plates depicting the Abbey, Inside of the Abbey (Big School), The Library of the School, Drawing Room, The Lime Avenue, The Studio, The Laboratory, The Gardens, A Sketching Lesson, The Dyke, Gils Performing Archery, Girls Playing Cricket on the Cricket Pitch. Light sunning to the margins of the covers, neat ink name and date to upper right corner of the front cover, contents bright, clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good+. Rare with no indication of this title on WorldCat. Wycombe Abbey School located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England is an excluvie all-girls school. Founded in 1896 by Frances Dove, it operates to this day. Amongst its many prominent alumni are Justice Sue Carr, Penelope Fitzgerald, Australian suffragette Jessie Street, Lady Nicholas Windsor amongst many others. Card Covers. (#853) $125.00