Emma Saxelby (1884-1946) taught French for nearly 30 years at Bolton School before dying, aged 62 y. Her husband Charles Saxelby wrote and privately published a memoir of her life: Madame Saxelby, Teacher of Boys. A Memoir. (1962).
This is the third of three books in the series Cours de Français written by Emma Saxelby and illustrated by Edmund Blampied.
Bibliography code: GIN-39.1
Publisher: Ginn and Company
Series: Cours de Français
Pages:x, pp 310
Binding: Blue cloth decorated in black with title and author in black in box at top; author, title and publisher in black in boxes on spine
Size: 189 x 132 mm
Dust jacket signed: No jacket seen
Internal illustrations: 102 lithographic drawings, some repeated, one signed Blampied
Price: Not known
Printing history: 6th impression seen, dated 1946; impression dated 1961 reported; probably more
Printed by: R. & R. Clark, Limited, Edinburgh
Illustration on page x, not signed
Notes: The abstract design on the cover is probably by Blampied - it is in his style. The drawings in this title are in a lithographic style compared with pen and ink drawings in the other two titles.