story of a great schoolmaster being a plain account of the life and ideas of Sanderson of Oundle. by H. G. Wells

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This is H. Wells' biography of Frederick William Sanderson, “The Story of a Great Schoolmaster”. Frederick William Sanderson ( – ) was the headmaster at Oundle School between – and was a an esteemed reformer of education at 5/5(1).

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The Story of a Great Schoolmaster is a biography of Frederick William Sanderson () by H. Wells. It is the only biography Wells wrote.

Sanderson was a personal friend, having met Wells in when his sons George Philip ('Gip'), born inand Frank Richard, born inbecame pupils at Oundle School, of which Sanderson was headmaster from to Written: The Story of a Great Schoolmaster Author H.G.

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