Antique School Text: Stories from English History - From the Earliest Times to the Present Day Hardcover 1897 by Albert F. Blaisdell


Title: Stories from English History: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

Author: Albert F. Blaisdell

Description: Brown cloth boards pictorially stamped in black. Bit of wear to head and foot of spine; dark rubbed spots on spine; some minor soiling to rear board. Previous owner's name on ffep; pencil doodles on rear fep and paste-down. Pages are generally clean. Illustrated. vi, 191, [4] pp. ads.

School text book. 41 stories of English history ranging from the pre-Roman times of the Druids to King Canute, the Norman Invasion, William Caxton the first English printer, and on up through the Great Plague, the Great Fire of London, and concluding with the age of Queen Victoria.

Belonged to William Ambrose Haseltine, as a schoolboy, who graduated from Portland's Ladd School in June 1910 [He notes "Room 19 Ladd School" on the ffep]. He went on to become the proprietor of the J. E. Haseltine & Co. hardware business and in 1946 was elected to be the chairman of the Portland School Board.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Ginn & Company
Place: Boston
Year: 1897

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: history, England, antique school books, Portland, Haseltine,

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