CHALMERS (Alexander)

A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings attached to the University of Oxford, including the lives of the founders.

Published: Collingwood and Co. for J. Cooke and J. Parker

Date: 1810

FIRST EDITION, second(?) issue, engraved frontispiece and additional engraved vignette titlepage in vol.i, 30 engraved plates of views, half-titles discarded, some foxing, browning and offsetting, pp. iii-xvi,[1]-260; [iii-iv],[261]-486, [14](index, plate list, errata), 8vo, contemporary diced Russia, panelled in gilt, spines lettered in gilt direct, gilt edges, rebacked preserving the original spines, spines darkened, repairs to corners, sound

A small number were issued in quarto (Lowndes; Cordeaux and Merry), with proof plates on India paper. Occasionally bound as one volume.


Offered by Blackwell's Rare Books