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David Loggan....Canterbury Quad  17 St Johns

This quad is the first example of Italian Renaissance architecture in Oxford. It was substantially commissioned by Archbishop Laud and completed in 1636. The college library is here, consisting of three connected parts: The Old Library (south side, built 1596-8),


LOGGAN (David) Oxonia Illustrata, sive Omnium Celeberrimae istius Universitatis Collegiorum, Aularum, Bibliothecae Bodleianae, Scholarum Publicarum, Theatri Sheldoniani; ne non Urbis Totius Scenographia.

LOGGAN (David) Oxonia Illustrata, sive Omnium Celeberrimae istius Universitatis Collegiorum, Aularum, Bibliothecae Bodleianae, Scholarum Publicarum, Theatri Sheldoniani; ne non Urbis Totius Scenographia. Oxford: e Theatro Sheldoniano [actually L. Lichfield]. 1675, entirely engraved on copper, consisting of titlepage, royal privilege, dedication to Charles II, preface, 40 plates (11 topographical, including the fine bird's-eye view of the city, 1 costume, 28 colleges and halls) of perspective views (all of which are double-sheet except Christ Church, which is on three), folio, (438x310mm ) with central foldplate


plate 17 Aedificium Cantuariense s. area nova collegis praedicti;/St Johns College Canterbury Quad


 

plate 17 Aedificium Cantuariense s. area nova collegis praedicti;/St Johns College Canterbury Quad 1
Antique copper engraving from Oxonia Illustrata 1675, First Edition  Size of image 302 x 411 mm. £255
 

plate 17 Aedificium Cantuariense s. area nova collegis praedicti;/St Johns College Canterbury Quad
Antique copper engraving from Oxonia Illustrata 1675, First Edition  Size of image 302 x 411 mm. £255


plate 17 Aedificium Cantuariense s. area nova collegis praedicti;/St Johns College Canterbury Quad

Antique copper engraving from Oxonia Illustrata 1675, First Edition  Size of image 302 x 411 mm. £255

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