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(Books) : 81 items
R. Ackermann    A History of the University Of Cambridge 1815
£4950
 


A luxury history of the University and town. 2 volumes in half leather bindings in good condition. 296 and 324 pages respectively. 96 hand coloured engraved plates in all, including 16 of college founders, 26 showing college exteriors, 15 illustrating academic robes, the rest showing college and chapel interiors and other sites in the town. Occasional light offsetting from the prints, but a very nice example.
Ref: BC 1044
 
F. Arnold    Oxford & Cambridge - Their Colleges, Memories and Associations c1880
£30
 


Selective history of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge and their colleges. viii/400 pages in an attractive binding of green cloth-covered bevelled boards, gilt. 38 engravings (many full page) by E.Whymper. Not dated, but c 1880.
Ref: BC 1047
 
F. Arnold    Oxford & Cambridge - Their Colleges, Memories and Associations c1870's
£30
 


Selective history of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge and their colleges. viii/400 pages in an attractive binding of blue cloth-covered bevelled boards, gilt. 38 engravings (many full page) by E.Whymper. Not dated, but c 1880.
Ref: BC 1048
 
J.W. Clark T. Atkinson    Cambridge Described And Illustrated 1897
£230
 


A history of the town and university that devotes equal attention to each. xxvii/528 pages in a half leather and marbled paper binding. 29 engraved plates by Le Keux & Storer, plus numerous woodcuts in the text. Occasional spotting, but the plates mostly clean and in good condition. A nice copy.
Ref: BC 1049
 
E. Haslehurst N. Barwell    Cambridge c1917
£13
 


A pictorial guide from Blackie's Beautiful England series with 64 pages of text and 12 colour plates of paintings by Ernest Haslehurst. Not dated but an inscription on the front endpaper is dated 1917.
Ref: BC 1050
 
E. Haslehurst N. Barwell    Cambridge c1917
£13
 


A pictorial guide from Blackie's Beautiful England series with 64 pages of text and 12 colour plates of paintings by Ernest Haslehurst. Not dated but an inscription on the front endpaper is dated 1923.
Ref: BC 1051
 
E. Haslehurst N. Barwell    Cambridge c1917
£16
 


A pictorial guide from Blackie's Beautiful England series with 64 pages of text and 12 colour plates of paintings by Ernest Haslehurst. Not dated but c1917. The dustjacket is (unusually) present.
Ref: BC 1052
 
M.C. Bradbrook    That Infidel Place - A Short History of Girton College 1869-1969 1969
£7
 


College history. xii/168 pages in green cloth covers with dustjacket. 8 pages of black and white photos. Ex-library copy
Ref: BC 1053
 
Author not known.   A Short History Of Jesus College Cambridge 1940
£8
 


Short college history. 67 pages in red cloth covers with dustjacket, and 8 illustrations.
Ref: BC 1054
 
J.P.T. Bury    Romilly's Cambridge Diary 1832-42 1967
£12
 


Extracts from the diary of a Trinity College fellow, with commentary. xv/260 pages in grey cloth with dustjacket. 8 illustrations. Interesting insights into a don's life and university politics in late-Georgian/early Victorian times. A good copy.
Ref: BC 1055
 
H. Casson    Hugh Casson's Cambridge 1994 (4th ed.)
£12
 


A tour of the Cambridge colleges, with text and profuse watercolour illustrations by well known architect Sir Hugh Casson who studied at St.John's. 96 pages in cream cloth covers with dustjacket. An excellent copy in mint condition.
Ref: BC 1056
 
G. Chainey    A Literary History of Cambridge 1985
£12
 


The story of Cambridge's literary links and associations down the years. 272 pages in brown cloth covers with dustjacket. Illustrated with 32 pages of black and white photos. A nice copy.
Ref: BC 1057
 
J.W. Clark    Cambridge - Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes 1881
£220
 


Large format history and architecture of the university and colleges. 86 pages in grey cloth, gilt. Most valued for the illustrations by A. Brunet-Debaines, H. Toussaint and G. Greux - 12 full page etchings and 19 smaller woodcuts within the text. Some spotting to a few of the plates, but not obtrusive.
Ref: BC 1059
 
J.W. Clark    Cambridge - Historical and Picturesque Notes 1907 (new ed.)
£22
 


University and college history.viii/325 pages in soft suede covers gilt.. 34 black and white engravings. 1.5cm tear to cover at top spine.
Ref: BC 1060
 
O. Cook    Cambridgeshire 1953
£9
 


A personal look at the county's topography and influences. 112 pages in yellow cloth with dustwrapper and illustrated with 35 black and white photos. A good copy.
Ref: BC 1061
 
J. Deighton    Cambridge Guide - A Description of the University, Town and County of Cambridge 1796
£195
 


The guide focuses mainly on the university, but also briefly covers the town and county. iv/172 pages in full leather binding. Both boards detached and rather battered, but good internally and all contents present. Town plan and 10 copper engravings of various colleges and the senate house.
Ref: BC 1063
 
J.M. Delbos    Historic Cambridge 1923
£10
 


Reproductions of 26 pencil sketches by Delbos (one for each college), with a brief one-page commentary on each. Paper covered boards with cloth spine (split and repaired).
Ref: BC 1064
 
B.W. Downs    Cambridge Past and Present 1926
£15
 


University and town history. vii/257 pages in blue cloth covers.16 colour illustrations by Vulliamy. Occasional light spotting to some text pages but plates clean.
Ref: BC 1066
 
G. Dyer    History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge 1814
£275
 


University and college history in 2 volumes - xxxi/268, and 468 pages respectively. Original green-paper boards. 32 copper engravings (29 of colleges) by J. Greig. A few occasional spots, but overall a good copy.
Ref: BC 1067
 
D. Ferguson D. Haycraft N. Segal    Cambridge 1995 (2nd ed.)
£24
 


A history of the university and town, with emphasis on the former. 151 pages in blue cloth covers with dustjacket. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations throughout the text. A very nice copy.
Ref: BC 1069
 
M.D. Forbes    Clare Hall 1326-1926 1928
£175
 


A comprehensive 2 volume set covering college history on a thematic basis, that used to be presented to all undergraduates gaining first class honours. Large format black cloth covers. Vol 1 - xxxvi/270 pages. Vol 2 - xl/391 pages. Many illustrations interspersed throughout the text.
Ref: BC 1070
 
L. Fowler    Cambridge Commemorated (An Anthology Of University Life) 1984
£20
 


A look at university history from passages of prose and verse from writers well known and unknown. xiv/384 pages in red cloth covers with dustjacket. A good copy of a most interesting miscellany.
Ref: BC 1071
 
F. Frith    Francis Frith's Around Cambridge 1999
£10
 


A selection of photographs from the Francis Frith collection, covering Cambridge and surrounding area. The photos date from between 1890 and 1955. 87 pages in red cloth covers with dustjacket. A most interesting selection of old photos in mint condition.
Ref: BC 1072
 
T. Fuller    The History of The University of Cambridge 1840
£30
 


A Victorian reprint of Fuller's original work of 1634. xviii/335 pages in original brown cloth boards, a little scuffed and rubbed, and with a 3 cm tear to the cloth at the top of the spine. 2 folding maps, both with repaired tears.
Ref: BC 1073
 
T. Fuller    The History of The University of Cambridge (and 2 other works by Fuller, bound together) 1840
£35
 


An early-Victorian reprint of 3 works by Thomas Fuller. xxiv/688 pages, rebound in marbled covers and brown cloth spine. The History of the University of Cambridge was originally published in 1634, and occupies the first 252 pages of this volume with a town plan and 3 engravings of colleges. Also included are The History of Waltham-Abbey in Essex (28 pages), and The Appeal of Injured Innocence, which fills the remainder of the volume. Ex library copy with a couple of stamps, but otherwise the previous ownership is unobtrusive.
Ref: BC 1074
 
B.W. Galloway    A History of Cambridgeshire 1983
£12
 


An interesting and well-illustrated history of the county. 127 pages in blue cloth covers with dustjacket. An excellent copy in mint condition.
Ref: BC 1075
 
A. Gray    The Town Of Cambridge - A History 1925
£30
 


A history of the town rather than of the university. xi/214 pages in green cloth. 20 illustrations. Published by Heffers
Ref: BC 1076
 
A. Gray    Cambridge University - An Episodical History 1926 (2nd ed)
£35
 


A history of the university, being a companion volume to Gray's work on the town of Cambridge. ix/310 pages in green cloth covers with chipped dustjacket. First published in 1912, this is a new, revised edition with 34 new illustrations.
Ref: BC 1077
 
A. Gray    A History of Jesus College 1988 (Re-issueof 2nd ed.)
£8
 


Paperback college history. xi/226 pages with 10 black and white illustrations. A nice copy in good condition.
Ref: BC 1078
 
J. Greenwood    Twenty Four Woodcuts Of Cambridge 1926
£85
 


24 full page woodcuts of the colleges and town of Cambridge by this well-respected engraver. Descriptive text on each facing page. Olive drab paper and beige cloth covers. This is no 208 of a limited edition print run of 850. A nice copy.
Ref: BC 1079
 
E. Frankl M. Hall    Cambridge 1981 (2nd. ed.)
£12
 


A photographic tour of the university and colleges with brief text commentary on each. 89 pages in blue cloth covers with dustjacket. Richly illustrated with 55 colour photographs, mostly by E. Frankl. A very good copy.
Ref: BC 1080
 
E. Frankl M. Hall    Cambridge 1982 (3rd ed)
£8
 


A photographic tour of the university and colleges with brief text commentary on each. 89 pages. This the third (paperback) editiont. Richly illustrated with 55 colour photographs, mostly by E. Frankl. A good copy.
Ref: BC 1081
 
E. Frankl M. Hall    Cambridge 1987 (4th ed.)
£12
 


A photographic tour of the university and colleges with brief text commentary on each. 89 pages in blue cloth covers with dustjacket. Richly illustrated with 55 colour photographs, mostly by E. Frankl. A very good copy, which was presented to a VIP visitor by Marshall's of Cambridge.
Ref: BC 1082
 
W.J. Harrison    Life In Clare Hall Cambridge 1658-1713 1958
£25
 


Selective college history published by Heffers. xiv/160 pages in beige cloth covers with dustjacket. 4 illustrations. Presentation copy from the author.
Ref: BC 1083
 
T.S. Henrey    Good Stories from Oxford & Cambridge 1922
£7
 


Anecdotes from University life. xv/309 pages in blue cloth covers, a little faded and slightly rubbed. First published in 1918, this is the first print of an enlarged edition.
Ref: BC 1084
 
R. Hewison    Footlights! 1983
£12
 


A history of the university comedy club, Footlights. xiii/224 pages in blue cloth covers with dustjacket. Numerous black and white photos throughout the text.
Ref: BC 1085
 
A.G. Hill    Tourists Guide to the County of Cambridge 1882
£22
 


A short topographical and historical guide to the county. viii/131 pages in brown cloth, gilt, plus folding map and advertisements. Hinge cracked and repaired with tape.
Ref: BC 1086
 
G. Home    Cambridge 1920
£15
 


A pictorial guide from A&C Black's Beautiful Britain series. 64 text pages and 8 colour plates of paintings by W. Matthison. First published in 1911.
Ref: BC 1087
 
G.M. Humphry    Cambridge Guide 1883 1883
£55
 


196 pages. Rebound in cloth and paper covers, with a coloured town plan and one photograph of King's College Chapel. Good condition.
Ref: BC 1089
 
D. Lysons Jarrold    Pictures in Colour of Cambridge c1900
£18
 


51 colour tinted photographs of the university, colleges and town, with brief descriptive notes on each. Not dated but probably just after 1900. Short 2 cm tear to cloth at spine, and with a few marks, but interesting for the early colour photos.
Ref: BC 1090
 
W.H.S. Jones    The Story of St. Catherine's College Cambridge 1951
£12
 


College history. x/174 pages in red cloth covers with dustjacket (some short tears and one longer taped repair). Illustrated with 25 black and white photographs.
Ref: BC 1091
 
W.M. Keesey    Cambridge - A Sketch-book by Walter M. Keesey 1913 (1st ed.)
£14
 


From A. & C. Black's Sketchbook series. 24 uncoloured line drawings by Keesey.
Ref: BC 1092
 
F.A. Keynes    Byways of Cambridge History 1947
£8
 


A miscellany of topics relating to the history of the town rather than the university. xxv/158 pages and 14 illustrations in blue cloth covers, lacking dustjacket.
Ref: BC 1094
 
F.A. Keynes    Byways of Cambridge History 1947
£12
 


A miscellany of topics relating to the history of the town rather than the university. xxv/158 pages and 14 illustrations in blue cloth covers, with dustjacket (slightly chipped at spine).
Ref: BC 1095
 
R.C. Lehmann    In Cambridge Courts c1890's
£19
 


Humerous episodes from university life. viii/240 pages in green cloth, gilt. No date, but probably dating from the 1890's.
Ref: BC 1096
 
B. Little    Cambridge Discovered 1960
£9
 


A history and guide to the university and town. xiv/183 pages in orange cloth covers with dustjacket (slightly chipped and repaired at top of spine). 36 black and white illustrations. Overall a good copy.
Ref: BC 1097
 
B. Little    Cambridge Discovered 1960
£9
 


A history and guide to the university and town. xiv/183 pages in orange cloth covers with dustjacket (slightly chipped and repaired). 36 black and white illustrations. Overall a good copy.
Ref: BC 1098
 
B. Little    Portrait of Cambridge 1961 (4th ed.)
£6
 


A photographic tour of the university, colleges and town. 96 pages, with 97 black and white photos, in blue cloth covers with dustjacket.
Ref: BC 1099
 
B. Little    The Colleges Of Cambridge 1973
£10
 


Brief histories of each of the Cambridge colleges.192 pages in grey cloth covers with dustjacket, and illustrated with numerous black and white photos.
Ref: BC 1100
 
D. Lysons    Magna Britannia Vol 2 pt 1 Cambridgeshire 1808
£115
 


A topographical account of Cambridgeshire, one of the few counties completed from Lyson's intended series to cover all the English counties. 296 pages (plus index separately numbered) in dark green cloth covers, gilt. County map (somewhat marked) and town plan of Cambridge, plus 31 other plates. Many pages uncut. Some occasional light offsetting from the plates, but overall quite a nice copy.
Ref: BC 1101
 
S.A. Manning    Portrait of Cambridgeshire 1978
£10
 


A social and topographical guide to the county, from Hale's Portrait series. 208 pages in green cloth covers with dustjacket. Illustrated with 35 black and white photos. Good condition.
Ref: BC 1102
 
S.A. Manning    Portrait of Cambridgeshire 1978
£10
 


A social and topographical guide to the county, from Hale's Portrait series. 208 pages in green cloth covers with dustjacket. Illustrated with 35 black and white photos. Good condition.
Ref: BC 1103
 
W. Matthison    Cambridge Water-Colours 1916
£13
 


20 colour plates of water colours by W.Matthinson, from A & C Black'sWater-colour series.
Ref: BC 1104
 
M. Tuker W. Matthison    Cambridge 1922 (1stabridged edition)
£22
 


History and topography of Cambridge, focusing mainly on the university. ix/220 pages in blue cloth covers. This the first print of the popular, abridged edition of the work, published by A & C Black. 32 colour plates of paintings by W. Matthison, plus a town plan. Good condition.
Ref: BC 1105
 
M. Tuker W. Matthison    Cambridge 1922 (1stabridged edition)
£20
 


History and topography of Cambridge, focusing mainly on the university. ix/220 pages in blue cloth covers, a little faded and rubbed, but good internally. This the first print of the popular, abridged edition of the work, published by A & C Black. 32 colour plates of paintings by W. Matthison, plus a town plan.
Ref: BC 1106
 
A.L. Maycock    Things Seen In Cambridge 1936
£6
 


A pocket guidebook to the university and colleges.158 pages plus 32 black and white photos in blue cloth. One chapter on the surrounding area.
Ref: BC 1107
 
L. Squirrell R. Mellanby    Cambridge c 1950's
£13
 


A pictorial guide from Blackie's Our Beautiful Homeland series. 64 pages of text and 8 colour plates by L.S. Squirrell. Green cloth covers with dustjacket. Ex library copy but evidences of such removed. Not dated but c 1950's.
Ref: BC 1108
 
M.E. Monckton-Jones    Life in Old Cambridge 1920
£12
 


A short history of life in Cambridge and district from prehistoric to mediaeval times. xviii/142 pages in grey cloth.
Ref: BC 1109
 
F.A. Reeve    Cambridge 1976
£8
 


A history of the town and university. 184 pages in black cloth covers with dustjacket. 23 black and white illustrations.
Ref: BC 1112
 
S.C. Roberts W. Blackall    The Charm of Cambridge 1927
£18
 


A brief review of each of the Cambridge colleges. x/142 pages in blue cloth covers, lacking dustjacket (as usual). Illustrated with 24 very attractive etchings by W.G. Blackall.
Ref: BC 1114
 
S.C. Roberts W. Blackall    The Charm Of Cambridge 1927
£20
 


A brief review of each of the Cambridge colleges. x/142 pages in blue cloth covers, and (unusually) with accompanying dustjacket. Illustrated with 24 very attractive etchings by W.G. Blackall.
Ref: BC 1115
 
S.C. Roberts    Introduction To Cambridge 1943 (3rd ed.)
£6
 


University history, but with focus on the structure and working of the academic system. 104 pages in red cloth with 8 illustrations and a folding town plan. Lacks dustjacket.
Ref: BC 1116
 
S.C. Roberts    Introduction to Cambridge 1953 (5th edition)
£8
 


University history, but with focus on the structure and working of the academic system. 104 pages in red cloth with dustjacket. 8 illustrations and a folding town plan.
Ref: BC 1117
 
G. Ross    The Boat Race 1956
£7
 


The story of the first 100 races between the 2 premier universities. 256 pages including many photographs. Red cloth covers, gilt. This edition published by the Sportsmans Book Club for its members.
Ref: BC 1118
 
M. Rouse    A View Into Cambridgeshire 1974
£3
 


A guide to the county.168 pages with black and white photograpic illustrations. Ex library copy in dustjacket. Hinges cracked and cover loose but still attached. Priced accordingly.
Ref: BC 1119
 
L.T. Stanley    The Cambridge Year 1960
£12
 


A slightly eclectic look at the university and town through the seasons. 192 pages in a yellow cloth cover, with dustjacket. Illustrated throughout with the author's own black and white photographs.
Ref: BC 1121
 
L.T. Stanley    The Cambridge Year 1960
£10
 


A slightly eclectic look at the university and town through the seasons. 192 pages in a yellow cloth cover. Illustrated throughout with the author's own black and white photographs. Lacks dustjacket.
Ref: BC 1122
 
J. Steegman    Cambridge 1954 (5th ed.)
£15
 


An historical and topographical review of the university and town. x/120 pages in blue cloth covers with dustjacket and illustrated with numerous black and white photos. This edition revised by Bryan Little. A very good, clean copy.
Ref: BC 1123
 
E. Storey    Portrait of the Fen Country 1971
£4
 


Covering all the "fen counties", from Hale's Portrait series. 221 pages in beige/red cloth with dustjacket (chipped at spine). Illustrated with 32 balck and white photos. Ex-library copy with the usual marks.
Ref: BC 1124
 
C.W. Stubbs    Cambridge And Its Story 1912
£25
 


A history of the university. xviii/301 pages in blue cloth covers, a little rubbed at the edges. Illustrated with 24 full-page tinted lithographs and 28 other illustrations by H. Railton.
Ref: BC 1125
 
C. Taylor    Cambridgeshire And Mid Anglia 1984
£8
 


A look at man's impact on the landscape of the Cambridgeshire and mid Anglia region. One of the National Trust Histories series. 95 pages in green cloth covers with dustjacket, and with numerous colour and black and white illustrations. Excellent condition.
Ref: BC 1126
 
O. Teichman    The Cambridge Undergraduate One Hundred Years Ago 1926
£25
 


Undergraduate life in the 1820's. viii/108 pages in blue paper/black cloth hard covers, with 4 illustrations.
Ref: BC 1127
 
A.H. Thompson    Cambridge And Its Colleges 1910 (3rd.ed.)
£11
 


A guide to the university and colleges, from the Little Guides series. xvi/358 pages in blue cloth, with dustjacket. - 23 black and white drawings.
Ref: BC 1128
 
A.H. Thompson    Cambridge And Its Colleges 1926 (6th ed.)
£9
 


A guide to the university and colleges, from the Little Guides series. xvi/358 pages in blue cloth. No dustjacket. - 23 black and white drawings.
Ref: BC 1129
 
G.M. Trevelyan    Trinity College - An Historical Sketch 1943
£8
 


A short college history. vi/120 pages in red cloth covers with dustjacket. First reprint of the first edition.
Ref: BC 1130
 
F.T. Unwin    Gentle Tales of Old Cambridge 1982
£5
 


A miscellany of topics and stories from 20th century town history (no university content). Paperback with 235 pages. In good condition and signed by the author.
Ref: BC 1131
 
R. White    Cambridge Life 1960
£14
 


A look at the university and town across each of the 3 university terms. 303 pages in blue cloth covers with dustjacket.
Ref: BC 1132
 
J. Wilson    Memorabilia Cantebrigiae 1803
£295
 


A history of the University and colleges. xvii/341 pages. Half-leather binding. Engravings of 16 colleges with their founders, and of the senate house. A very nice copy in good condition.
Ref: BC 1133
 
T. Whytehead    College Life - Letters to an Undergraduate 1845
£20
 


Paternalistic advice to new undergraduates on the workings of the college and university. The format is a series of 8 letters. xv/138 pages plus advertisements in original green cloth, rather battered and soiled.
Ref: BC 1134
 
R.R. Williamson    Ackermann's Cambridge - King Penguin Edition 1951
£15
 


From the King Penguin series. Colour reproductions of 20 plates from Ackermann's Cambridge, with 34 pages of accompanying explanatory text by Williamson.
Ref: BC 1135
 
A.G. Woodhead P. Bury    History of Corpus Christi College, Cambs. 1822-1994 1995
£30
 


A comprehensive college history in 2 volumes covering 172 years. Volume 1, written by P.Bury, was originally published in 1952, and covered the 130 years from 1822 to 1952. It was brought up to date by A. Woodhead with a further volume covering the years 1952-94, published in 1995. At this time Bury's history was republished in a uniform binding to make a handsome pair. Both are bound in red cloth, gilt with labels to the front cover. Vol 1 - x/362 pages with 45 black and white illustrations. Vol 2 - xi/355 pages with 4 illustrations. Both in very good condition.
Ref: BC 1136