Item #3929 Oxon. John Piper.

Oxon. A Shell Guide.

London: B.T. Batsford, [1938]. 8vo. First edition. Original yellow plastic comb binding, with 'Oxon' printed in red, with card covers. Two coloured maps and numerous black and white photographs throughout. Advertisement for Shell on the Road at the rear by Edward Bawden. A little rubbed around the edges. Near fine. Item #3929

One of the most celebrated of the pre-war Guides. The City of Oxford was not included because that had been covered by John Betjeman's An Oxford University Chest (1938). A brochure for Blenheim Palace from 1964 is loosely inserted.

Price: £175.00

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