John Betjeman's Oxford

John Betjeman's Oxford

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First published in 1938, John Betjeman's tribute to Oxford and its university life has been reissued as an entertaining and nostalgic period piece. Over a third of the book is devoted to an architectural tour of the town and university buildings, in which factual information is enlivened by anecdotes and accounts of relevant historical events. The text is complemented by a large number of photographs from the period and etchings of town architecture.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 170.18 x 243.84 x 15.24mm | 612.35g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 68 pp half-tones, index
  • 0192827146
  • 9780192827142

About John Betjeman

About the Author Sir John Betjeman was appointed poet laureate in 1972. He was the author of many books, including several works on architecture, and the editor of Shell Guides.show more

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