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Whelan, Robert, ed. (Octavia Hill).
Octavia Hill's Letters to Fellow-Workers, 1872 - 1911: Together with an Account of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment
(Kyrle Books, 2005). Hardback. Fine in fine dustwrapper. lxiv + 784pp. Order No. NSBK-A8671
Keywords: 0954891406, letters, correspondence, Octavia Hill, Octavia Hill's letters, fellow workers, fellow-workers, letters to fellow-workers, autobiography, autobiographical, social history, housing, houses, philanthropic, philanthropy, Victorian, Edwardian, twentieth century, 20th century, nineteenth century, 19th century, women, women's history, Walmer Street Industrial Experiment, tenants, Charity Organisation Society, poor, poverty, social welfare, open spaces, National Trust, reformers, reform, slums, slum, London, Lambeth, Walworth, charity, charities, charity work, Ecclesiastical Commissioners, Kyrle Society, homes, dwellings, Britain, British, England, English
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Hill, Octavia.
Thirty Years' Work:
(Privately Printed). Octavia Hill's Letters to Fellow Workers were printed for private circulation to her supporters. She preferred to write to supporters individually, but by the 1870s the scope and scale of her work made this impossible. The importance of the Letters is that they cover the whole range of her activities: housing (including her work for the Ecclesiastical Commissioners), open spaces (including the founding of the National Trust), cultural philanthropy, the Women's University Settlement, the Poor Law Commission and the founding of the Cadets. Octavia disliked publicising her work, except in so far as she had to appeal for funds. The Letters therefore contain detailed information about way in which she handled the various aspects of her work that are not available elsewhere. The volume Thirty Years' Work is a bound collection of all of Octavia Hill's Letters to her Fellow Workers between 1872 (the first letter) and 1900. There are twenty-eight letters as one letter covers 1884 and 1885. All letters contain the accounts for the year apart from that for 1877. Also included in the volume are the two accounts of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment (1871 & 1872). Copies of the Letters are extremely rare and copies of the reports of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment even rarer. The letters take the form of simple paper pamphlets of between eight and twenty pages. A number of the letters are inscribed in Octavia's hand to her sister Gertrude who in 1875 had married Charles Lewes, the son of George Henry Lewes and stepson of George Eliot. Page size: 185mm x 120mm. Volume bound in attractive blue boards 190mm x 120mm. Further details and images available on request. Hardback. A small number of sheets - three or four - have become detached from the stitching. Internally, the spine is pulling away / partially detached - otherwise good, in blue boards. pp. Order No. NSBK-C15626
Keywords: social history, housing, Octavia Hill, dwellings, philanthropy, the poor, poverty, Victorian, England, town planning, urban history, open spaces, Britain, England, British, English, history, Octavia Hill's letters, nineteenth century, papers, works, garden cities, period sources, pamphlets, booklets, Women's University Settlement, Cadets, Poor Law Commission, Walmer Street Industrial Experiment, Gertrude Hill, Gertrude Lewes, inscribed, inscriptions, association items, antiquarian
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Hill, Octavia.
Our Common Land:
(Macmillan, 1877). Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps and markings, some wear to spine, spine ends, edges and corners. Cloth a little marked / rubbed -else good / solid. vi + 206pp. Order No. NSBK-C6431
Keywords: B001P1SGF4, housing, Octavia Hill, dwellings, philanthropy, the poor, poverty, Victorian, England, town planning, urban history, open spaces, countryside, Britain, England, British, English, history, Octavia Hill's essays, nineteenth century, papers, works, garden cities, period sources, contemporary comment, district visiting, volunteer visitors, commons, charity, charities, COS, C.O.S., Charity Organisation Society
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Rossiter, Jenny.
Nobler and Better Things: Octavia Hill's Life and Work
(Octavia, 2012). Paperback. Light edgewear, otherwise very good. 66pp. Order No. NSBK-C15628
Keywords: 9780957307308, Octavia Hill, booklets, housing, urban, open spaces, Victorian, London, slums, social history, women's history
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Jolly, Margaretta.
In Love and Struggle: Letters in Contemporary Feminism
(Columbia UP, 2008). Hardback. Some minor pencil annotation, otherwise good+ in dustwrapper. ix + 315pp. Order No. NSBK-C15603
Keywords: 9780231137928, feminism, letters, Britain, America, USA
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Gyford, C. Barrington.
The Skipper Ashore: Being Some More Letters from the Skipper of a Tramp Steamer, about his Experiences Ashore in Various Parts of the World. With Photographs Sent by the Writer
(Isaac Pitman, 1938). Hardback. Lacks fly leaf, boards worn especially at edges, some soiling to page edges, otherwise a good solid copy. 144pp. Order No. NSBK-A14089
Keywords: B0014IF138, maritime, travel, ships, boats, skippers, history, C. Barrington Gyford, letters, correspondence, Europe, East, Arabia, Middle East, Sudan, steamers, photographs, sea travel, adventure, seas, inter-war, inter war
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Hill, William Thomson.
Octavia Hill: Pioneer of the National Trust and Housing Reformer
(Hutchinson, 1956). Hardback. Very good in soiled and chipped dustwrapper. 208pp. Order No. NSBK-C1243
Keywords: B0007IVFJU, housing, National Trust, housing reform, history, Octavia Hill, biographies, poverty, open spaces, London, Hampstead Heath
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Creve-coeur, J Hector St. John.
Letters From an American Farmer:
(Fox, Duffield and Co., 1904). Hardback. Good in heavily soiled and rubbed boards. xxvii + 355pp. Order No. NSBK-A15523
Keywords: American, America, United States. USA, US, farms, farming, farmer, letters, letter, epistles, epistolary,
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Hyde, H. Montgomery.
A Victorian Historian: Private Letters Of W.E.H. Lecky, 1859 - 1878
(Home and Van Thal, 1947). Hardback. Some soiling to red binding, otherwise good. 90pp. Order No. NSBK-A14878
Keywords: B000H3S1RO, Victorian, 19th century, nineteenth century, history, letters, W. E. H. Lecky, historians
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Taylor, A. J. P.
Letters to Eva, 1969-1983:
(Century, 1991). Hardback. Good+. ix + 486pp. Order No. NSBK-A12555
Keywords: 0712646345, twentieth century, 20th, letters, epistles, epistolary, Eva Haraszti Taylor, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender
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