Athenae Oxonienses. An exact history of all the writers and bishops who have had their education in the most antient [sic] and famous University of Oxford, from the fifteenth year of King Henry the Seventh, A.D. 1500, to the Author's death in November 1695. Representing the birth, fortune, preferment, and death of all those authors and prelates, the great accidents of their lives, and the fate and character of their writings. To which are added, the fasti, or annals, of the said University, to the year 1690.

London: Printed for R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, and T. J. Tonson. 1721. Two volumes. Folio. Printed in two columns. Titles in red and black, woodcut head- and tailpieces. Contemporary full calf with gilt-ruled boards, spine with 6 raised bands and morocco labels, re-backed with original spines laid down, hinges reinforced, boards scuffed and rubbed; interior good with wide margins. From the libraries of the Rev. Charles Lyttelton, with his engraved bookplate, and Shakespeare scholar Charles Tyler Prouty, with his signed book label. Item #11426

Second edition.

Price: $850.00

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