OXFORD ACKERMANN (RUDOLPH)  History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, 2 vol., 1814
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OXFORD ACKERMANN (RUDOLPH) History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, 2 vol., 1814
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ACKERMANN (RUDOLPH) History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, 2 vol., half-titles, engraved portrait of Lord Grenville, 114 hand-coloured engraved plates (64 aquatint plates by Buck, Hill, Stadler, Havell, and others, after Pugin, Mackenzie, Westall, Nash, and others; 33 "Founders" plates; 17 of academic costumes), some offsetting, black straight-grained morocco gilt by Bayntun, g.e., rebacked retaining orginal spines, extremities very slightly rubbed [Abbey, Scenery 280; Tooley 5], 4to (345 x 275mm.), R. Ackermann, 1814

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  • A handsome set, complete with the full series of engraved portraits of the founders of the colleges, not called for and often absent.
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