Lot 107 of 338:
The Story of Oxford finely bound  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Story of Oxford
Author:
Headlam, Cecil
Place:
London
Publisher:
J.M. Dent & Co.
Date:
1907
Description:

xvi, 436 pp. Photogravure frontispiece with illustrations by Herbert Railton. Two folding maps. 16.4x10 cm (6½x4"), finely bound by Riviere and Son in blue full morocco, lettered in gilt on spine, raised bands, all edges gilt, dentelles with floral cornerpieces, 

The maps are:

  • The Bird's Eye View of Oxford by Ralph Agas from 1578, from the engraving by Whittlesey in 1728.
  • Plan of Oxford compiled by Edward C. Alden, 1907. 
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Hints of rubbing to cover; some offsetting from dentelles; a few splits at map folds, stubtear to Plan of Oxford; near fine.
 
Item number:
305959
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