Williamson, Reginald Ross,: Ackermann's Cambridge; A History of The University of Cambridge, Its Colleges, Halls and Public Buildings 1815
Book Number: 0115325
Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1951. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Rudolf Ackermann. First Edition. Ackermann's Cambridge. The text is illustrated with 20 colour reproduction of Rudolf Ackermann's illustrations.Colour illustrated cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip.Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying board, black coloured titles titles to the front panel and backstrip. In 1815 Rudolph Ackermann published a two-volume set – "A History of the University of Cambridge, Its Colleges, Halls and Public Buildings" . This small book is a tribute to that monumental work. The reproductions of the original illustrations are just magic .Part of the King Penguin series of books – number 59. A little rubbing to the book corners and backstrip edges. Foxing to the textblock edges and endpapers. Age toning of the pages.Chipping to the top backstrip edge with heavy sunning, rubbing and insect nibbles also present. The rear dustwrapper shows all so insect damage, close to the fold over crease. Browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). (4), 5-33 ( 23 – including the coloured plates),. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rudolf Ackermann. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Cambridge; Britain/UK; History. Inventory No: 0115325.