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A History of Oswestry School

by Oakley, Richard R

Condition: Very Good /No Jacket


London: Seeley Service & Co Ltd. Black Cloth. 365pp. No date. Circa1960. First edition. 8vo. A very good, clean, tight copy in original publisher's black cloth - gilt embossed to the spine. The text supported by a number of illustrations. Original publisher's black cloth - gilt embossed to the spine. A label pasted to the front paste-down 'From the library of Francis W. Steer Chichester' and a related label below it - presumably a private library - no other library markings. Light bumps to the upper two board corners. Slight bumps to the head and tail of the spine. A very good, clean, tight copy. . Very Good. 1960. First Edition.


  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 237017
  • Title: A History of Oswestry School
  • Author: Oakley, Richard R
  • Format/binding:Black Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Seeley Service & Co Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1960

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