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Red pictorial card wraps, linen-backed colour map. Rear cover and verso of map a little grubby, map clean.
Life and Letters of Edward Lhwyd, second keeper of the Old Ashmolean Museum. His letters, presented in chronological sequence and dating from 1684 to 1704, throw new light upon the first materials upon which he founded his new Sciences. Part of the Oxford Books on the History of Science series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 5 b/w plates and numerous text illustrations. 576 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded with one small mark. A few small foxspots to endpapers, pages lightly tanned else contents clean.
Dr. Plot and the Correspondence of the Philosophical Society of Oxford. Correspondence dating from 1680-1695 recapturing a Golden Age in British Science. Part of the Oxford Books on the History of Science series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 10 b/w plates. 434 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Small closed tear in cloth at edge of rear cover. Pages lightly browned with a few foxspots to edge of textblock. Contents clean.
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF OXFORD UNIVERSITY
Written by John Prest.
Stock no. 1819208
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A richly illustrated book telling the story of Oxford University from its origins in the Middle Ages to the present day. Edited by Prest. 404 pages. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0198201583. Light (difficult to discern) damp stain to front board which has also stained inside of dustwrapper (not visible to outside). Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top corners, lightly creased to top edge and slightly faded to spine.
THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: AN INFORMAL HISTORY
Written by Peter Sutcliffe.
Stock no. 1818870
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The history of the O.U.P. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. ISBN: 0199510849. Light pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Red to top edge of text block is fading. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.
Black boards, gilt title to spine and College crest to front. A few colour photos plus b/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 9780199544868. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.
Second Edition. Balliol has existed as a community of scholars on its present site without interruption since about 1263. By this token, it is the oldest college in Oxford or Cambridge. Black boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0199201811. Black dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.
White cloth, green titles and red borders. Colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.
UNITY IN DIVERSITY: THE SHORT LIFE OF THE UNITED OXFORD HOSPITALS
Written by E.J.R. Burrough.
Stock no. 1815366
Published by E.J.R. Burrough. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The history of a famous group of hospitals. A narrative of some achievements, some reverses and some memorable characters. A family story which treats the life of a hospital upstairs and downstairs and in the corridors in between. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 095050081X. Spine slightly cocked. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
Fifth Edition. Printed for Private Circulation. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and crest to front. Bumping to lower board edge and spine. Wrapper is scuffed and edge creased with some loss at lower front corner.
THE CANTERBURY QUADRANGLE ST JOHN'S COLLEGE OXFORD
Written by Howard Colvin.
Stock no. 1608217
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. One of the most famous and beautiful of Oxford's historic buildings. ISBN: 0199201595. Corners bumped.
OXFORD WORCESTER & WOLVERHAMPTON PORTRAIT OF A FAMOUS ROUTE PART TWO: WORCESTER TO WOLVERHAMPTON
Written by Bob Pixton.
Stock no. 1811505
Published by Runpast Publishing. 1st 2004. Very good condition.
Large format, green cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870754603. Spine slightly faded. Smell of tobacco present.