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The Christ's Hospital Book 1553 - 1953

£7.99

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Christ's Hospital, also known colloquially as CH, is an English coeducational independent day and boarding school with Royal Charter located to the south of Horsham in West Sussex. Founded in 1552 and received its first Royal Charter in 1553, Christ's Hospital follows much of the public schools tradition. Since its establishment, Christ's Hospital has been a charity school, with a core aim to offer children from humble backgrounds the chance of a better education.

The contents pages at the front of the book show that the history of CH is covered from the beginnings up to the foundation of the Girl's school in 1902 and then the final chapters look to the future.  Following the Contents is a List of Illustrations and, at the back of the book, are:
common Prayers
Bibliography
Index

The dust jacket is in a plastic protective sleeve and is cream with a black double-line border enclosing the title and details of the forward  (in black print) on the front cover, along with the  coat of arms printed in colour; the title, coat of arms and publisher's mark also features on the spine. The boards are bound in navy cloth with the coat of arms embossed on the front cover in silver;  the title and publisher's mark are silver embossed on the spine. The boards, (cut) binding and pages are in good condition.

Item details

Added value:
First edition
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15
Edition:
1953
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
426
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton

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Christ's Hospital, also known colloquially as CH, is an English coeducational independent day and boarding school with Royal Charter located to the south of Horsham in West Sussex. Founded in 1552 and received its first Royal Charter in 1553, Christ's Hospital follows much of the public schools tradition. Since its establishment, Christ's Hospital has been a charity school, with a core aim to offer children from humble backgrounds the chance of a better education.

The contents pages at the front of the book show that the history of CH is covered from the beginnings up to the foundation of the Girl's school in 1902 and then the final chapters look to the future.  Following the Contents is a List of Illustrations and, at the back of the book, are:
common Prayers
Bibliography
Index

The dust jacket is in a plastic protective sleeve and is cream with a black double-line border enclosing the title and details of the forward  (in black print) on the front cover, along with the  coat of arms printed in colour; the title, coat of arms and publisher's mark also features on the spine. The boards are bound in navy cloth with the coat of arms embossed on the front cover in silver;  the title and publisher's mark are silver embossed on the spine. The boards, (cut) binding and pages are in good condition.

Added value:
First edition
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15
Edition:
1953
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
426
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton

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