An irreverent and nostalgic look at Oxford and its university life in the 1930s, this book was first published in 1938 and has been reissued as an entertaining period piece. Part of the book is devoted to an architectural tour of the town in which factual information is enlivened by anecdotes.
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.
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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.
John Betjeman's Oxford by John Betjeman
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