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Pietas Oxoniensis, or, Records of Oxford Founders

By Joseph Skelton

1831

J Parker; J & A. Arch; Longman and Co : Oxford

14" by 11"

[2], iv, 96pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

An illustrated work looking at the history of various colleges within Oxford University, written by the engraver Joseph Skelton.

'Records of Oxford Founders' is a history of the founding of various colleges at Oxford University. The university was possibly founded around 1096, which makes in the second oldest university in the world that has been operating continuously. The colleges discussed in this work are St John's, Jesus, Wadham, Merton, University College, Balliol, Exeter, Oriel, Queen's, New, Pembroke, Lincoln, Corpus Christi, Magdalean, All Soul's, Brasen-nose, Christ Church, Trinity, and Worcester. Joseph John Skelton was an engraver who lived in Oxford. He wrote 'Oxonia Antiqua Illustrata', 'Antiquities of Oxfordshire', and 'Engraved Illustrations of Antient Arms and Armour from the Collection at Goodrich Court from the Drawings, and with the Descriptions of Dr. Meyrick'. With twenty-five plates, the plates being engraved by the author. Collated using Copac, complete.

CONDITION

In the original half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Very light marking to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd scattered spot, spotting being heavier to the plates and to the title page.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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