For the Year of our Lord God MDCCXLII.

Oxford Almanack, The.

For the Year of our Lord God MDCCXLII.

Description: copper-engraving, 495 x 450 to platemark, good margins, sometime folded for display of the engraving in a frame, the Almanack proper folded in

Publication Details: [Oxford: University Press], 1742

Notes: View of a scheme to rebuild Balliol College; this was started in 1738, but was not continued after 1743. The lower half of the image includes eighteen identifiable figures associated with the college, including Bishop John Robinson. The engraver and antiquary George Vertue (1684-1756) succeeded Michael Burghers as engraver to Oxford University in 1727, a post which included the responsibility of engraving almanacks such as this.

Bibliography: (Petter pp. 62-3)

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Price: £750

Subject: History

Published Date: 1742

Stock Number: 61476

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