The Charm of Oxford (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover, The Charm of Oxford]

Words and pictures from “The Charm of Oxford” by J. Wells, 1920, and illustrated by W. G. Blackall.

There is also a Project Gutenberg text edition of this book, but their images are not very good. From this edition I take it that the images and text are out of copyright, but I am not certain.

Note: the text is by Joseph Wells (1855 – 1929) and is out of copyright.

Title: The Charm of Oxford

Author: Wells, J.

Published by: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.

City: London

Date: 1920

Total items: 8

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[picture: Front Cover, The Charm of Oxford]

Front Cover, The Charm of Oxford

One of the more interesting book covers I’ve seen from this period. [$]

[picture: III.---View in Radcliffe Square]

III.—View in Radcliffe Square

“The visitor to Oxford often asks—“Where is the University?” The proper answer is: “The University is everywhere,” for the colleges are all parts of it. But if a distinction must be made, and some buildings must be shown which are especially “University Buildings,” then it is undoubtedly in the Square of which this picture shows one side, [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: VII.---Merton College: The Library Interior]

VII.—Merton College: The Library Interior

Merton is the oldest college in Oxford, founded in the 1270s, almost 750 years ago. This sketch gives us a glimpse inside the ancient library with its rows of books so inviting. [more...] [$]


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Words and pictures from “The Charm of Oxford” by J. Wells, 1920, and illustrated by W. G. Blackall.

There is also a Project Gutenberg text edition of this book, but their images are not very good. From this edition I take it that the images and text are out of copyright, but I am not certain.

Note: the text is by Joseph Wells (1855 – 1929) and is out of copyright.


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