Foxlease: The Home of Guiding.London: The Girl Guides Association, [c.1926] Stock Code: 146103
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".
Quarto, pp. 28. Original pictorial boards, title and vignette to front cover in green.
Frontispiece and other photographic illustrations.
Gift inscription to half-title dated July 1926. Minor rubbing to covers, internally sharp and clean. A near-fine copy.
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