SOUTHERN, R.W. The Shape and Substance of Academic History. An Inaugural Lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 2 November 1961. Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1961.
8vo., original printed wrappers. Wrappers a little faded otherwise a very good copy.
First edition. With an autograph letter signed by Southern to Bevis Hillier tipped in the front wrapper. Hillier had attended Southern's inaugural lecture and wrote a fan letter to him afterwards. This is Southern's polite reply.