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GIRL GUIDES.

Foxlease: The Home of Guiding.

London: The Girl Guides Association, [c.1926] Stock Code: 146103
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First edition, first impression, of this illustrated history of Foxlease House, near Lyndhurst, Hampshire. Mrs Archbold Sanderson gave Foxlease to the Girl Guides Association in 1922, and it remains a training and activity centre for Girlguiding.

The illustrations include views and a plan of the home, a musical score, and a letter from Princess Mary expressing her satisfaction with how Foxlease House has become "The Home of Guiding".

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Description

Quarto, pp. 28. Original pictorial boards, title and vignette to front cover in green.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and other photographic illustrations.

Condition

Gift inscription to half-title dated July 1926. Minor rubbing to covers, internally sharp and clean. A near-fine copy.

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