London/Offord/Cambridge, Rivingtons, 1868, 1st edition, v,369pp. lithograph of Shakespeare-autograph (Sandars, Oxford), linen binding, with gilt crest of Bibliotheca Bodleian on front, gilt lettering on spine, armorial bookplate of Society of Writers to her Majesty's Signet on endpaper, history of the collection of the Bodleian Library, with appendices of William Dunn Macray (1826-1916) was an English librarian, cleric and historian. Macray was ordained and graduated MA. He was a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and worked at the Bodleian Library from 1845 to 1905. He received the degree Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) honoris causa from the University of Oxford in June 1902 He is best known for this Annals of the Bodleian Library (1868), an institutional history of the library; a second edition was published in 1890 (Wikipedia). This is the first scarce edition of this important history of this monumental library.