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Brent of Gatehouse: A Public School Story

£14.99

Product description

'Brent of Gatehouse' is a fabulous old fashioned children's book by Gunby Hadath, a British author and song lyricist whose experience as a schoolmaster contributed much to his popular serials and stories. His first serial 'Conquiering Claybury' was published in 1912, and introduced the theme of the public schoolboy's adventures, a thread that is continued in full force in 'Brent of Gatehouse'. This reprint was published by Humphrey Milford for Oxford University Press in 1940, and features a charming colour frontispiece of the boys.

This hardback is in fair condition considering age. The brown cloth hardboard shows some discolouration to the spine. There is a lovely raised/embossed George and the Dragon and rampant lions pattern to the front and back cover, which is largely stil crisp and clear. There is some foxing to the internal pages, and the spine is coming unbound between some sections (p 240 to 241) although all pages are intact. The front enpapers have an old School Award sticker from 1943, although the name has ben scored out.

A great buy for anyone looking for a ripping yarn from the early 20th century.

Item details

Author(s):
Hadath, Gunby
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Brent of Gatehouse

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'Brent of Gatehouse' is a fabulous old fashioned children's book by Gunby Hadath, a British author and song lyricist whose experience as a schoolmaster contributed much to his popular serials and stories. His first serial 'Conquiering Claybury' was published in 1912, and introduced the theme of the public schoolboy's adventures, a thread that is continued in full force in 'Brent of Gatehouse'. This reprint was published by Humphrey Milford for Oxford University Press in 1940, and features a charming colour frontispiece of the boys.

This hardback is in fair condition considering age. The brown cloth hardboard shows some discolouration to the spine. There is a lovely raised/embossed George and the Dragon and rampant lions pattern to the front and back cover, which is largely stil crisp and clear. There is some foxing to the internal pages, and the spine is coming unbound between some sections (p 240 to 241) although all pages are intact. The front enpapers have an old School Award sticker from 1943, although the name has ben scored out.

A great buy for anyone looking for a ripping yarn from the early 20th century.

Author(s):
Hadath, Gunby
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Brent of Gatehouse

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