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Oxford and its story

by Headlam, Cecil

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Published by J.M. Dent & co., E.P. Dutton & co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oxford (England)
    • Subjects:
    • University of Oxford -- History,
    • Oxford (England) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Cecil Headlam ... With twenty-four lithographs and other illustrations by Herbert Railton, the lithographs being tinted by Fanny Railton.
      ContributionsRailton, Herbert, 1857-1910, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.O98 H4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 365 p.
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6953089M
      LC Control Number05008396
      OCLC/WorldCa567167

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