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Robert Gordon, his Hospital and his College

£19.99

Product description

Tells the story of Robert Gordon, a renowned citizen of Aberdeen in the 17th-18th centuries (1665-1731), his wish to found a hospital for boys, to which end he bequeathed his entire wealth to the building of such a hospital, that is a home for poor boys.The book tells of the staff, inhabitants and activities of the hospital, in operation from 1750 to 1976. The Hospital was subsequently (from 1880) used as a college which taught boys special studies relating to the line of work they intended pursuing on leaving school. These included languages, sciences and workshop practice and technology.

This hard cover book is in good condition, with some foxing on interior facing pages and signs of wear at page edges. Its interior pages are clean and legible. It has a handwrtiten name on th front facing page and is number 142 of 300 copies printed.

Item details

Added value:
Number 142 of 300 copies printed
Author(s):
Alexander. Walker
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1886
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
51
Publisher:
J & J.P. Edmond & Spark, Aberdeen

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About this item

Tells the story of Robert Gordon, a renowned citizen of Aberdeen in the 17th-18th centuries (1665-1731), his wish to found a hospital for boys, to which end he bequeathed his entire wealth to the building of such a hospital, that is a home for poor boys.The book tells of the staff, inhabitants and activities of the hospital, in operation from 1750 to 1976. The Hospital was subsequently (from 1880) used as a college which taught boys special studies relating to the line of work they intended pursuing on leaving school. These included languages, sciences and workshop practice and technology.

This hard cover book is in good condition, with some foxing on interior facing pages and signs of wear at page edges. Its interior pages are clean and legible. It has a handwrtiten name on th front facing page and is number 142 of 300 copies printed.

Added value:
Number 142 of 300 copies printed
Author(s):
Alexander. Walker
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1886
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
51
Publisher:
J & J.P. Edmond & Spark, Aberdeen

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