Auction 121, Lot 443

"Scholae Publicae Universitatis Oxon", Loggan, David

Subject: Oxford, England

Period: 1675 (published)

Publication: Oxonia Ilustrata

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.5 x 13.6 inches
47 x 34.5 cm

An unusual view of Oxford University shows the Bodleian Library, one of the oldest libraries in Europe.

David Loggan (1634-1692) was born in Poland and emigrated to Oxford, where he worked on a publication detailing all of the Oxford colleges. Named Oxonia Ilustrata, it was published in 1675. He followed this with a similar work on the colleges of Cambridge, Cantabrigida Illustrata, published in 1690.

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Condition: A

A crisply engraved sheet with a little minor toning, and some spots in margins.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/26/2007

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