[Abbotsholme School, Derbyshire, progressive school founded by Scottish educationalist Cecil Reddie.] Eleven items of printed ephemera, including illustrated booklets including 'Abbotsholme an Educational Laboratory', prospectuses, advertisements, re

Abbotsholme School, Derbyshire, progressive school founded by Scottish educationalist Cecil Reddie (1858-1932)
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[Abbotsholme School, Derbyshire.] Between around 1910 and 1933.
SKU: 22317

The collection is in good condition, with light signs of age and wear, and two items (noted below) with punch holes. ONE: Large illustrated advertising booklet in brown card wraps. Printed on cover in gold: 'Public-school education to meet present-day requirements: At Abbotsholme School, Derbyshire.' Undated (circa 1910). Landscape 8vo, 30pp. One punch-hole through all the pages. Cover also has large printing in black of school badge. Written in a serious tone and profusely illustrated with photographs of school scenes. Abbotsholme is described on p.3 as 'A modern public school on original and approved lines | Founded 1889, | For boys of the directing classes (ages 9 to 19)'. TWO: Booklet stapled into orange wraps: 'Abbotstholme | an Educational Laboratory'; sub-titles: 'Articles and Books on the New-School Movement' and 'List of Abbotsholme Publications'. Third Edition, 1912. 20pp, small 4to. THREE: Small booklet: 'Abbotsholme and The “New School” Movement; Considered in the Light of the Science of Organisation.' ('Being a Paper read at a Meeting of the Organisation Society by Col. B. R. Ward, R.E., January, 1912.' Published for the Abbotsholme Parents' Association by the Association of Standardised Knowledge, 15-16 Buckingham Street, Adelphi, London, W.C.' 16pp, 12mo. Stapled into printed wraps with illustration of medallion on cover. One punch-hole through all the pages. FOUR to ELEVEN: Collection of Abbotsholme ephemera, in various formats, including (undated unless otherwise stated) 'Abbotsholme School Regulations'; 'Abridged Prospectus' (with photographs); 'Senior Scholarships, 1933'; 'Reprint from “The Times,” Monday, June 29th, 1931' on 'Opening of New Building'; 'List of Staff' ('Printed at the Abbotsholme Press. 1: 10: 1931'); leaf with four photographs of the school on its two pages; 'Fees, Scholarships and Awards'; undated prospectus (4pp, 4to) with 'Specimen Summer Time-Table'.