A CHRIST CHURCH MISCELLANY: NEW CHAPTERS ON THE ARCHITECTS, CRAFTSMEN, STATUARY, PLATE, BELLS, FURNITURE, CLOCKS, PLAYS, THE LIBRARY AND OTHER BUILDINGS. (CHRISTCHURCH).

By: Hiscock, W.G.

Price: $20.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good-


260 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H). 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 Atterbury, 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 Plate and 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 first few and last few pages, small 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, tiny tear at top of spine (archivally taped), minor rubbing, old price label on front flap.

Title: A CHRIST CHURCH MISCELLANY: NEW CHAPTERS ON THE ARCHITECTS, CRAFTSMEN, STATUARY, PLATE, BELLS, FURNITURE, CLOCKS, PLAYS, THE LIBRARY AND OTHER BUILDINGS. (CHRISTCHURCH).

Author Name: Hiscock, W.G.

Categories: British History, Antiques & Collectibles, Architecture/Interior Design, Books About Books,

Publisher: Oxford, Self-published / Oxford University Press: 1946

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 19792

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,