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The Cambridge guide, including historical and architectural notices of the public buildings, and a concise account of the customs and ceremonies of the University … a new edition. Illustrated by thirty-two beautiful engravings, from drawings by Mackenzie.

The Cambridge guide, including historical and architectural notices of the public buildings, and a concise account of the customs and ceremonies of the University … a new edition. Illustrated by thirty-two beautiful engravings, from drawings by Mackenzie.

Cambridge, for J. & J.Deighton (and others) 1837.

Reference: 15155
Price: £85 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xv + (1) + 232pp, folding engraved plan, (32) images of buildings on (8) engraved plates. Contemporary panelled morocco, stamped in gilt “Cambridge Guide” on upper cover. Ink ownership inscription of Mary Jane Littledale, July 1838, on half title leaf. Recently Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.

A well-organised and competently compiled guide book to Cambridge, focusing on the University buildings and the individual colleges.