Oxford (page 2/4)

[picture: Magdalan Bridge and Tower, Oxford]

Magdalan Bridge and Tower

Magdalan Tower, rising 150 feet in exquisite proportion, and standing just where the Cherwell is spanned by the well-known bridge, is in the opinion of many the fariest sight in Oxford. [p. 9]

[picture: Front Cover, Oxford Pictured by Haslehust, described by How]

Front Cover, Oxford Pictured by Haslehust, described by How

A brownish gray cover with a thick green border around a colour image. This book is part of a series produced from around 1900 until well into the 1950s as far as I can tell. [more...]

[picture: Title page, Oxford Pictured by Haslehust, described by How]
[picture: Christ Church College, Oxford]

Christ Church

Now let us stroll on – ’tis but a step – to Christ Church. Sometimes it seems as though this should take precedence of all other colleges. Its chapel is Oxford’s Cathedral, its quadrangles are the finest, its founder was in some ways the most famous; and lastly (and of least account), if one who has tried the task of “seeing Oxford” in an afternoon [...] [p. 37] [more...]

[picture: The word Oxford, with a line illustration of the city]

Oxford

Line illustration from first page of the book.


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