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En Route, Cours de Français I

E[mma] Saxelby

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 first of three books in the series Cours de Français written by Emma Saxelby and illustrated by Edmund Blampied.

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First edition and at least 20 impressions

Bibliography code: GIN-37.1

Publisher: Ginn and Company

Series: Cours de Français

Year: 1937

Format: 8vo

Pages: pp 240

Binding: Blue cloth decorated in red with title and author in red in box at top; author, title and publisher in red in boxes on spine

Size: 189 x 132 mm

Dust jacket signed: No jacket seen

Internal illustrations: 139 line drawings, some repeated, only two signed 'Blam'

Price: Not known

Printing history: 20th impression seen, dated 1964

Printed by: R. & R. Clark, Limited, Edinburgh

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Illustration on page 170, signed BLAM, lower right in accordion

Notes: The abstract design on the cover is probably by Blampied - it is in his style.