A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: or, Guide Through the University
Publisher: Printed for J Cooke,
Date of Publication: 1807
Stock Code: 5227
12 mo, pp , 163. Gatefold plan and 8 engraved plates as called for. Full polished red calf with gilt titles and decoration to spine; gilt ruled border to boards, gilt dentelles and a.e.g. Mottled brown endpapers. Covers rubbed & scuffed with lightly bruised corners; light foxing and toning throughout. No annotation or inscriptions. Overall condition Very Good.
An excellent example of the popular visitors’ guide to the town, featuring descriptions of nearby country seats like Blenheim and Ditchley Park which were also of interest to antiquarians and historians of the burgeoning tourist trade.