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Scrimgeour, R.M. (edited by)The North London Collegiate School 1850-1950 - A Hundred Years of Girls' Education - Essays in Honour of the Centenary of the Frances Mary Buss Foundation London Oxford University Press 1950 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Gilt title on brown cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is light foxing to closed edges and endpapers and a small name to front endpaper else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has some repaired closed tears. 231 pages. 9 illustrations. Many interesting appendices. Card of the Sesquicentenary 1850-2000 loosely included. This collection of essays tells the history of the school from its foundation in 1850 by Frances Mary Buss. As one of the pioneers of a great educational movement the School has an important place in the history of education and in women's achievement of a recognized position in modern life. Price: