Lot 18
  • 18

Ackermann, Rudolph

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Description

  • A History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings. London: R. Ackermann, 1814
  • Paper
FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 4to (340 x 270mm.), stipple portrait of William Wyndham Grenville, 81 hand-coloured aquatint plates (only, of 105, mostly missing portraits of founders), watermarked 1812-1814, contemporary diced russia, gilt, preliminary leaves in volume one misbound, lacking half-titles and 24 plates, minor tears and repairs, offsetting, bindings lightly rubbed and stained, neatly rebacked to style

Provenance

Mary A.G. Moore, 1863, signature in ink on titles

Literature

Abbey, Scenery 278; Tooley 5

Catalogue Note

Plate 50 in first state, plates 1, 15, 39, 74, 78, 84 and 94 in second state
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