Centennial Histroy of Westtown Boarding School 1799-1899
Dewees, Watson W. And Sarah B.

Phila.: Sherman & Co., 1899. First Edition First printing. Ribbed burgundy cloth lettered in gilt; 203 pps. illustrated with photos. History of the Westtown Boarding School, a Quaker institution founded as a result of a movement for the education of the children of the poor of Philadelphia and its environs initiated by Owen Biddle's 1790 pamphlet "A Plan for A School". Spotting to the cloth and somewhat shaken but relatively solid in its binding. Good Cloth (Item ID: D5594B)


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