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: XXIV.---Wadham College, The Hall Interior]

XXIV.—Wadham College, The Hall Interior

Wadham is less altered than any other college in Oxford. [more...] [$]

[picture: II.---Brasenose College Quadrangle and St. Mary's Spire]

II.—Brasenose College Quadrangle and St. Mary’s Spire

“Nowhere, except at Cambridge, can the series of architectural works be paralleles, and at both universities, the charm of their ancient buildings is enhanced by [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: XXIV.---Wadham College, The Hall Interior (greyscale version)]

XXIV.—Wadham College, The Hall Interior (greyscale version)

A black and white picture of the drawing of the interior of Wadham College, Oxford; there is also a colour version; the original is actually printed in black but on yellowish paper with a dark purple matte border, and then mounted on grey stock. [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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