Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Accept

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

Free returns

-

£3.95 delivery per order

-

All profits fight poverty

Keep up with Oxfam's Online Shop

Subscribe to our newsletter for all our latest updates, offers and promotions.

© 2015. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SC039042). Oxfam GB is a member of Oxfam International.

Edmund Geste and His Books - Reconstructing the library of a Cambridge don and Elizabethan bishop (First Edition)

£22.99

Product description

Born c. 1514 in Yorkshire, Geste became Bishop of Salisbury after an early career at Cambridge University. His library, large for the period, is substantially intact. Around half the book deals with the acquisition of the books and their bindings; substantial appendices give indices of publishers, printers, list of imprints, and details of bindings, together with provenances and and author index of annotated books.

A rich source of newly researched information.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Selwyn, David G.
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
10" by 6.5"
Edition:
First, 2017
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
493
Publisher:
The Bibliographical Society
Title:
Edmund Geste and His Books - Reconstructing the library of a Cambridge don and Elizabethan bishop (First Edition)

Standard UK Delivery (£3.95 per order)

Delivery FAQs

Ts & Cs
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 28 days.
Returns policy

About this item

Born c. 1514 in Yorkshire, Geste became Bishop of Salisbury after an early career at Cambridge University. His library, large for the period, is substantially intact. Around half the book deals with the acquisition of the books and their bindings; substantial appendices give indices of publishers, printers, list of imprints, and details of bindings, together with provenances and and author index of annotated books.

A rich source of newly researched information.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Selwyn, David G.
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
10" by 6.5"
Edition:
First, 2017
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
493
Publisher:
The Bibliographical Society
Title:
Edmund Geste and His Books - Reconstructing the library of a Cambridge don and Elizabethan bishop (First Edition)

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 28 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 28 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £8.00

Outside Europe: £15.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Shop Cotham Hill

We specialise in selling books online but also have a wide range of clothing, music, toys, games and bric 'a' brac. A really great range for all Oxfam shoppers. Please feel free to send an email for more information or give us a call.  

Situated above the shop, Oxfam's Bristol Online Shop is a small team of welcoming and friendly volunteers ranging in age from teens to sixties - all are welcome for their contribution. If you are interested in volunteering with our Online Shop team please call give us a call on 0117 9738593 or email onlineshopf2803@oxfam.org.uk
.

View Shop