A history of the University of Oxford, : its colleges, halls, and public buildings. In two volumes. Vol. I. [-II.].

Title

A history of the University of Oxford, : its colleges, halls, and public buildings. In two volumes. Vol. I. [-II.].

Creator

Combe, William, 1742-1823

Publisher

London: : Printed for R. Ackermann, ... , by L. Harrison and J.C. Leigh, ... .

Date

M.DCCC.XIV. [1814]

Extent

2 volumes : illustrations, portraits

Spatial Coverage

45 cm (4to)

Format

Quarto format (Printing)

Type

text

Language

English

Description

Includes half-titles
A variant has fewer plates is printed on smaller paper
Pagination: Volume 1: xiv, [2], xxv, [1], 275, [7] pages, [43] leaves of plates -- Volume 2: [4], 262, [6] pages, [72] leaves of plates
The "Arrangement of the plates ..." for both volumes is found on the leaf following the initial xiv page section in volume 1
This work is included in Combe's list of his own writings, published in Gentleman's magazine for May, 1852. The Dict. nat. biog. (v. 11, p. 432,434) ascribes the authorship to Combe, but also includes the work in list of Frederic Shoberl's writings (v. 52, p. 147). British museum Catalogue enters it under both Combe and Shoberl.
Plates by A. Pugin, F. Nash, F. Mackenzie, W. Westall and T. Uwins
Includes bibliographical references, and indexes.

Provenance

Ex libris: James Alipius Goold

Subject

University of Oxford -- History

Contributor

Ackermann, Rudolph (British publisher and designer, 1764-1834)
Shoberl, Frederic, 1775-1853
Pugin, Augustus Charles (French draftsman and architect, ca. 1762-1832, active in Great Britain)
Nash, Frederick (British draftsman, printmaker, 1782-1856)
Mackenzie, Frederick (British watercolorist, 1787-1854)
Westall, William (English painter, engraver, and lithographer, 1781-1850)
Uwins, Thomas (British painter, 1782-1857)
Harrison, L., active 1814-15, printer
Leigh, J. C., active 1814-15, printer

Identifier

378.425 C729 AHOT

Temporal Coverage

19th century

Coverage

England

Rights

Copyright expired

Access Rights

Is Referenced By

Goold Library Inventory, p. 229

Inventory Title

University of Oxford, History of

Abbreviated Author

Ackermann

Goold Inventory Holdings

2 folio [tick]

Goold Shelf Mark

Shelf D 7

Inventory Place/Publisher

London

Inventory date

1814

Annotation

Goold's inventory refers to this work as a folio, however Combe's description refers to them as being published in Quarto format

Binding materials & treatment

Gold tooled bindings (Binding)

Paper types

Wove papers (Paper)
Machine-made papers (Paper)

Paper features

Italian marbled papers (Paper)

Provenance evidence

Donors' copies (Provenance)

Other library holdings

Citation

Combe, William, 1742-1823, “A history of the University of Oxford, : its colleges, halls, and public buildings. In two volumes. Vol. I. [-II.].,” Archbishop Goold Special Collection, accessed May 29, 2022, https://gooldlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/51.