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BACON'S LARGE SCALE PLAN OF OXFORD
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133283
Published by G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

Red pictorial card wraps, linen-backed colour map. Rear cover and verso of map a little grubby, map clean.

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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.

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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.

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BRASENOSE: THE BIOGRAPHY OF AN OXFORD COLLEGE
Written by J. Mordaunt Crook.
Stock no. 1818869
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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BALLIOL COLLEGE: A HISTORY
Written by John Jones.
Stock no. 1818862
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine 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.

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MEMORIES OF BANBURY: AN ILLUSTRATED RECORD OF AN OXFORDSHIRE CHILDHOOD
Written by Marjory Lester.
Stock no. 1818559
Published by Marjory Lester. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited edition of 3,000 copies. A lavishly illustrated book of 52 coloured illustrations of Banbury, full of charm and amusing anecdotes and reminiscences. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0951212702. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded from blue to white across half of the front panel and the spine.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE OXFORD DISTRICT
Written by James J. Walker.
Stock no. 2127987
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1926. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Chipping to spine, with some creasing. A few marks to covers. Corners are creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Small name in ink to first page; some foxing.

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BRANCH LINE TO FAIRFORD
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith; Richard Lingard.
Stock no. 2126410
Published by Middleton Press. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. By Mitchell and Smith, in association with Lingard. B/w photos. 96 pages. ISBN: 0906520525. Spine is faded, with bump to base.

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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.

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THE ROMANO-BRITISH ROADSIDE SETTLEMENT AT WILCOTE, OXFORDSHIRE I EXCAVATIONS 1990-92
Written by A.R. Hands.
Stock no. 1608713
Published by Tempus Reparatum. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. BAR British Series 232. ISBN: 0860547574. Slight discolouration to covers.

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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.

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ANOTHER KIND OF MAGIC
Written by Mollie Harris. Illustrated by John Ward; John Sergeant.
Stock no. 1713398
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Journeys on foot or bicycle over the hills and in the Cotswold villages. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0701117656. SIGNED by Illustrator 'John Sergeant' with a dedication to front endpaper. Wrapper spine faded and a little grubby.

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