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Oxford Almanack 2 .

Oxford University Almanack 2

The Oxford Almanack, has been published by Oxford University Press since 1674. The Almanack, is one of a series of broadsides commissioned from the Oxford University Press who originally held the national monopoly on publishing almanacs. The engravings are a sequence done by brilliant engravers such as, Basire, Vertue and the Rookers and James Basire,to more recently Michael Burghers who used imagery ranging from the emblematic to the topographic.J.M.W.Turner's first employment was drawing the pictures for engraving Large folio (52 x 39cm)......Any print will be reserved upon receiving an email and kept for a week to allow a cheque to arrive...
 
1810    Part of‘ Ваlliol College Quadrangle     J.Storer after Thynne O'Neill

Published 1866  restrike of the earlier  Oxford Almanack engraved view of Oxford and its surroundings, all originally published for 'The Oxford Almanack', all proofs before titles and letters.  From 'A Century and a half of designs engraved for the Oxford Almanac for the years 1716 -1865 ' published 1866 by OUP These are distinguished by the small date to the top right of the image but as they used the plates on quality paper sans the text they are often a better option for framing and oddly are rarer than many cut down originals . By Joseph Skelton who used original plates and copies the damaged plates for  his folio ; in remarkable condition £55 inc delivery UNTINTED not as pic
2nd copy - The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . Average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  **** This is a 1980's restrike from the original plates done by the press on hand made water colour paper in cream £45 inc delivery less collected  1 left



Village of Iffley nr Oxford. . . soiled some discolouration The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £45 inc delivery less collected  1 left


  1923    Magdalen Tower    Drawing / Etching   by F.L.Griggs The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £55 inc delivery less collected less collected 1 left

St Mary Magdalen from St Giles The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image  £25 inc delivery less collected less collected SOILED sunned  part way down the page ie pic will mount 1 left



1868  Old Buildings in Carter's Passage



1867    Front of Corpus Christi from the Garden    J.H.Le Keux The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £45 inc delivery less collected less collected   1 left


1865    New Meadow Buildings Christ Church    J.H.Le Keux The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £45 inc delivery less collected less collected surface dirt/soiling to edge of plate mark right should remove with an eraser also two light foxing spots to text area 1 left


1862  The New Library University College     J.H.Le Keux The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £45 inc delivery less collected less collected soiling to page edge 1 left



1900    Interior of the Divinity School  photograph 



1869    View from the parks Looking South    J.H.Le Keux The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £35 inc delivery less collected less collected foxing in margin soiling and age toning to page edge will mostly mount out except shown bits   1 left
 

1883    New Examination Schools    Etching R.Kent Thomas
The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £45 inc delivery less collected less collected   1 left


1877    Interior of the Cathedral, Christ Church   A.Macdonald  (Woodbury type)
The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £55 inc delivery less collected less collected some foxing in the margin but only a few spots on a glossy paper that marks easily  1 left


1882    Carfax Conduit, in Newnham Park  reprint of 1833     W.Radclyffe after Peter de Wint
The Oxford Almanack. An almanac (or almanack) is best described as a calendar with additional information about the year  . These are large average  size of Image 227 x 406 mm.  and often framed with the info folded back behind the mount  . All shown with  dates etc will be full page but shown in part to give a larger image £45 inc delivery less collected less collected Some slight surface abrasions and soiling   1 left

 

 1809 St. Peter's Church in the East (now St. Edmund Hall.) Published 1866  restrike of the earlier  Oxford Almanack engraved view of Oxford and its surroundings, all originally published for 'The Oxford Almanack', all proofs before titles and letters.  From 'A Century and a half of designs engraved for the Oxford Almanac for the years 1716 -1865 ' published 1866 by OUP These are distinguished by the small date to the top right of the image but as they used the plates on quality paper sans the text they are often a better option for framing and oddly are rarer than many cut down originals . By Joseph Skelton who used original plates restored if possible and copied and recut badly damaged plates for this folio  but on heavy high quality ragpaper ; in remarkable condition £35 inc delivery ** This has an edge tear to the edge of the image**



1812 Magadalen Tower & Grove from Christ Church Meadow    J.Basire after H. O'Neill Published 1866  restrike of the earlier  Oxford Almanack engraved view of Oxford and its surroundings, all originally published for 'The Oxford Almanack', all proofs before titles and letters.  From 'A Century and a half of designs engraved for the Oxford Almanac for the years 1716 -1865 ' published 1866 by OUP These are distinguished by the small date to the top right of the image but as they used the plates on quality paper sans the text they are often a better option for framing and oddly are rarer than many cut down originals . By Joseph Skelton who used original plates restored if possible and copied and recut badly damaged plates for this folio  but on heavy high quality ragpaper ;  £55 inc delivery these all have varying water marks to the base right corner in the margin


1807 Interior view of the Hall of Christ Church.     J.Basire after J.M.W.Turner Published 1866  restrike of the earlier  Oxford Almanack engraved view of Oxford and its surroundings, all originally published for 'The Oxford Almanack', all proofs before titles and letters.  From 'A Century and a half of designs engraved for the Oxford Almanac for the years 1716 -1865 ' published 1866 by OUP These are distinguished by the small date to the top right of the image but as they used the plates on quality paper sans the text they are often a better option for framing and oddly are rarer than many cut down originals . By Joseph Skelton who used original plates restored if possible and copied and recut badly damaged plates for this folio  but on heavy high quality ragpaper ;  £55 inc delivery these all have varying water marks to the base right corner in the margin


1805 View from the first Quadrangle of Brasen Nose College.     J.Basire after J.M.W.Turner Published 1866  restrike of the earlier  Oxford Almanack engraved view of Oxford and its surroundings, all originally published for 'The Oxford Almanack', all proofs before titles and letters.  From 'A Century and a half of designs engraved for the Oxford Almanac for the years 1716 -1865 ' published 1866 by OUP These are distinguished by the small date to the top right of the image but as they used the plates on quality paper sans the text they are often a better option for framing and oddly are rarer than many cut down originals . By Joseph Skelton who used original plates restored if possible and copied and recut badly damaged plates for this folio  but on heavy high quality ragpaper £55 inc delivery these all have varying water marks to the base right corner in the margin


1804     Front view of Worcester College     J.Basire after J.M.W.Turner


1803 South-East view of Christ Church Cathedral     J.Basire after E.Dayes Published 1866  restrike of the earlier  Oxford Almanack engraved view of Oxford and its surroundings, all originally published for 'The Oxford Almanack', all proofs before titles and letters.  From 'A Century and a half of designs engraved for the Oxford Almanac for the years 1716 -1865 ' published 1866 by OUP These are distinguished by the small date to the top right of the image but as they used the plates on quality paper sans the text they are often a better option for framing and oddly are rarer than many cut down originals . By Joseph Skelton who used original plates restored if possible and copied and recut badly damaged plates for this folio  but on heavy high quality ragpaper ;  £55 inc delivery these all have varying water marks to the base right corner in the margin


1801     Chapel and Hall of Oriel College.    J.Basire after J.M.W.Turner Published 1866  restrike of the earlier  Oxford Almanack engraved view of Oxford and its surroundings, all originally published for 'The Oxford Almanack', all proofs before titles and letters.  From 'A Century and a half of designs engraved for the Oxford Almanac for the years 1716 -1865 ' published 1866 by OUP These are distinguished by the small date to the top right of the image but as they used the plates on quality paper sans the text they are often a better option for framing and oddly are rarer than many cut down originals . By Joseph Skelton who used original plates restored if possible and copied and recut badly damaged plates for this folio  but on heavy high quality ragpaper £55 inc delivery these all have varying water marks to the base right corner in the margin




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