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" The room is enclofed by a circular feries of arches, beautified with feftoons, and fupported 'by pilafters of the Ionic Order. Behind thefe arches are formed two circular galleries, above and below, where the books are difpofed in elegant cabinets. The... "
The New Oxford Guide: Or, Companion Through the University: Exhibiting Every ... - Page 12
by Gentleman of Oxford - 1778 - 156 pages
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The Present State of the British Empire in Europe, America, Africa and Asia

J. Goldsmith - 1768 - 486 pages
...dilpofed in elegant cabinets : the compartments of the ceiling in the upper gallery arc finely ftuccoed: the pavement is of two colours, and made of a peculiar fpecies of ftonc brought from Hart's Fordl in Germany ; and over the door is a ftatue of the founder. The Sniffling...
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The New Present State of Great Britain: Containing a Succinct Account of the ...

1770 - 354 pages
...difpofed in elegant cabinets : the compartments of the ceiling in the upper gallery are finely ftuccoed : the pavement is of two colours, and made of a peculiar fpecies of ftone brought from Hart's Foreft in Germany ; and over the door is a ftatue of the founder. The finifhing and decorations...
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A New Display of the Beauties of England: Or, a Description of the Most ...

1776 - 301 pages
...difpofed in elegant cabinets ; the compartments of the cieling in the upper gallery are finely ftuccoed ; the pavement is of two colours, and made of a peculiar fpecies of ftone brought from Halt's Foreft in Germany ; and over the door is a Ilatue of the founder. The finifhing and decorations...
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The new Oxford guide: or, Companion through the University. To which is ...

1803
...of elegance and majefty, rifes into a capacious dome, ornamented with fine compartments of ftucco. The pavement is of two colours, and made of a peculiar...Foreft in Germany. The room is enclofed by a circular i'eries of arches, beautified with feftoons, and Aipported by pil afters of the Ionic order. Behind...
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The Oxford Magazine: Or, University Museum. Calculated for General ..., Volume 2

1769
...of elegance and majefty, rifes into capacious dome, ornamented with fine compartments of ftucco. The pavement is of two colours, and made of a peculiar fpecies of (tone brought from Hartz-Foreft in Germany. The room is inclofed by a circular feries of arches, beautified...
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