Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am
Printed Invitation By William Lancaster Provost Of Queens College Oxford To Celebrate His Appointment At Oxford University - Dated February 5th 1706 - folio 8 pages. Featuring an engraved vignette showing the Sheldonian Theatre to front and two large vignettes to text and engraved vignette to rear. Privately printed by William Lancaster and numbered ‘20’ in manuscript to top right corner. Size 8½" x 13¼". William Lancaster 1650 – 1717 was an associate of John Evelyn as well as Provost of Queens College was for four years Vice-chancellor at Oxford. His arms are conspicuous in many places in the college.