24th April 2017
WADE, W.M. Walks in Oxford; Comprising an Account of the Colleges, Walls, and Public Buildings of the University. Oxford: printed by W. Baxter, [n.d.]. 2 vols., 8vo (179 x 103mm.) Engraved frontispiece to each vol., 70 engraved plates. (Light browning, spotting and offsetting, some damp-staining to vol. II, marginal tear without loss to p.xlv of vol. I, plate facing p.55 of vol. I detached and loosely inserted, repaired tear without loss to p.333 of vol. II.) Contemporary calf tooled in gilt, spines gilt in five compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, gilt turn-ins (extremities bumped and scuffed). Provenance: Maria Wheeler (inscribed and dated 1829 to preliminary blank of vol. II).
Hammer price: £55
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