Six Etchings by William Crotch from Sketches by Mr. O'Neill, of the Ruins of the Late Fire at Christ Church, Oxford.To which is prefixed some account of the fire, and the buildings injured by it.
Folio, wrappers with original front wrapper pasted on; pp. 8 including letterpress title with etched vignette, etched map, 7 etchings, numbered 1-6, plate 4 in two states. Plate six damaged. Wrappers repaired.
A fire of March 3rd 1809, fortunately a calm night, which destroyed the apartments of a number of dons. Dr White, the canon of Christchurch, lost a valuable library of oriental works.
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