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Anthony Smith Books

General stock but specialities include library sets, illustrated books, architecture, biography, history and literature.  Small stock, £10 - £10,000. Private premises, with regular pop-up shops in central London. Visitors welcome by appointment. Very flexible. Catalogues issued occasionally. Pop-up shops held at John Murray's former offices at 50 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BD.

Oxon. A Shell Guide.


8vo. First edition. Original yellow plastic comb binding, with ‘Oxon’ printed in red, with card covers. Two coloured maps and numerous black and white photographs throughout. Advertisement for Shell on the Road at the rear by Edward Bawden. A little rubbed around the edges. Near fine. One of the most celebrated of the pre-war Guides. Oxford is not included. A brochure for Blenheim Palace from 1964 is loosely inserted.