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Willans, Geoffrey, 1911–1958
Down with skool! : a guide to school life for tiny pupils and their parents / written by Geofrey Willans ; illustrated by Ronald Searle ; contanes full lowdown on skools, swots, snekes, cad, prigs bulies headmasters, criket foopball, dirt roters, funks, parents, masters, wizard wheezes, weeds, aple pie beds and various other chizzes -- in fact the lot.
Additional Title(s):
Down with school
London : Max Parrish, 1953.
London ; Eccles : Made and printed in Great Britain by William Clowes and Sons Limited
Physical Description:
106 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR6045.I39 D69 1953
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Fifth impression.
"The Diaries of Molesworth first appeared in 'Punch.'"--Title page verso.
BAC: British Art Center copy is from the "Fifth impression, 1954" (see title page verso). Bound in publisher's black cloth, with just jacket.
Subject Terms:
Education -- Anecdotes.
Education -- Humor.
Book jackets.
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966, publisher.
Searle, Ronald, 1920-2011, illustrator.
William Clowes and Sons, printer.

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