CORPUS CHRISTI.- MASTERS,R.
Masters' history of the College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary in the University of Cambridge. With additional matter and a continuation to the present time by J. Lamb, D.D. Master of the College.
Cambridge/London, Printed for the University, John Murray, 1831.
4to. (VI),504 p., 6 engraved plates. Modern half morocco. 31 cm (Details:
6 engraved plates, depicting seals, coats of arms of the Masters and some Fellows; the first plate, a kind of frontispiece, is an engraving, designed by R.B. Harradan and executed by R.W. Smart, depicting 'The Chapel with the Library over it & Pensionary'. § Engraved coat of arms of the College on the title-page) (Condition:
Dull paper label on the back. Bookplate pasted on the front pastedown. Front inner hinge cracking. Some foxing. Faint offset caused by the first plate on the title-page) (Note:
Corpus Christi College, or in full the College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. It was founded in 1352 by the Guild of Corpus Christi and the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Corpus ranks among the wealthiest Cambridge colleges. (Source Wikipedia's article of the College) (Provenance:
On the front flyleaf in ink: 'Presented by the College to R. Vaughan, Foundation scholar and sub-libarian, Oct. 1960'. Beneath this written in pencil: 'Richard Vaughan, 1983-1988, head of the Arctic Centrum of the State University of Groningen. Retired 1989. Wrote 'The Arctic, A history. 1994'. §
Bookplate, engraved by the Dutch artist Pam Georg Rueter, 1906-1998, who was a well known illustrator, graphic artist and engraver of woodcuts. He designed a lot of occasional graphic work, like ex-libris bookplates, birth announcements, book bindings, New Year's cards, prayer cards and diploma's. He also illustrated many books) (Heavy book, may need extra postage) (Photograph on request)
Book number: 072234 Euro 165,00
Keywords: Cambridge, English History, Geschichte der klassischen Philologie, University of Cambridge, englische Geschichte, history of classical philology