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Title: A Christ Church Miscellany: New Chapters on the Architects, Craftsmen, Statuary, Plate, Bells, Furniture, Clocks, Plays, the Library and Other Buildings.
Description: Self-published / Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1946.. 260 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. Contents: Preface; The Deans; The Old Library; Henry Aldrich, Book-collector, Musician, Architect; The Aldrich Engravings; William Townesend, and His Building of the Library; The Atte rbury, Stratford, Orrery, and Wake Collections; The Decoration of the Library, 1752-72; General John Guise; The Library Statues; The Dark Age; Some Later Gifts; The Undergraduates' Reading Room; Reorganization, Lost Books; Lost Music; The P l a t e a n d Some Oxford Goldsmiths; Great Tom and the Ring; Furniture; Clocks; Plays, 1548-1945; Buildings; Appendixes: William Townesend's Proposals for the Library; William Townesend's Estimate for the Library. Tiny crease at top corner of fi rs t fe w a nd l as t few pages, smll bump to top corner of both boards, very light browning to edges of textblock, foxing to top of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, light browning to edges, light soiling, a few tiny chips, t iny t ear a t top of sp in e acrchivally taped, minor rubbing, old price label on front flap. Very Good-/Good.

Keywords: Christ Church, Oxford University, Deans, Libraries, Old Library, Henry Aldrich, Engravings, William Townesend, Atterbury, Stratford, Orrery, Wake, John Guise, Books, Music, Plate, Goldsmiths, Furniture, Clocks, Plays, Architecture, Architects, Wolse

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 19792

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