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Music Faculty Library: Booksale

The Music Faculty Library will be holding a sale of books, music scores, and LP recordings, on Tue., 11 June, 2.30–5 p.m., in the Committee Room, the Music Faculty. The items on sale will consist largely of `weeded' library stock, and of gifts of stock which the library does not require. For further information contact the Librarian (John Wagstaff): Oxford (2)76146, e-mail: libmus@vax.

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Services Offered

Separating or divorcing. Family mediation by trained lawyer-mediators can help you negotiate agreements together about your children, finances, and property. Faulkners, Solicitors, 42 Westgate, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 724977.

Word-processing of manuscripts, theses, reports, or handwritten drafts. Apple Macintosh computer. Fast and efficient service. Tel. and fax: Oxford 721052.

Frederick & Sudabeh Hine, private dealers in oriental rugs, runners, and kelims. We keep only handmade articles in traditional designs from Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan, and, although at warehouse prices, all pieces stocked are of value. Also we have medium and fine grade oriental carpets in sizes to suit not only domestic dwellings but also large institutional and commercial buildings. Business hours: 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Mon.–Sat. Old Squash Court, 16 Linton Road, North Oxford. Tel./fax: Oxford 59396.

Oxuniprint, Oxford University Press—the University Printers: specialising in booklet and publicity material, typesetting, printing, and finishing; Output Bureau provides high- quality output from disk from all major DTP programs onto paper, bromide, colour- separated positive or negative film; high-quality specialist colour copier service. For service, quality, and competitive prices contact Oxuniprint, Oxford University Press, Walton Street, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 514691, fax: 514010.

Restoration and conservation of antique furniture by John Hulme. Twenty-five years' experience. All aspects of repair, carcass-work, veneer, inlay, polishing, stain removal, upholstery, cane/rush seating. Furniture-making and copying. Collection and delivery. 11a High Street, Chipping Norton. Tel./fax: 01608 641692.

S.J.H. Carpentry: built-in wardrobes, bookcases, kitchens, doors and windows fitted; all general carpentry. Tel.: 01235 529990, mobile: 0378 949872.

Tax advice and accountancy. We specialise in assisting professionals and small businesses with all tax and accounting matters. Fast, personal service at competitive rates. Contact Dr Charles McCreery. Tassano & Co., 118 Banbury Road, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 513381.

Furniture: individual pieces and fitted furniture designed and made by Piers Roberts from workshops in Thame. From tables, chairs, cabinets, desks to fitted bedrooms, kitchens, studies. For the home, office, or garden. Tel.: 01844 218929 or 201325.

Finders Keepers à La Carte—a new concept: a selection of services available to tenants of Finders Keepers rental properties, designed to enhance comfort, convenience, and enjoyment whilst renting Finders Keepers' properties. Call us for your menu. Finders Keepers Ltd., 73 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE (tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: 56993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk); also 27 St Clement's, Oxford OX4 1DJ (tel.: Oxford 200012, fax: 204844, e- mail: stclements@finders.co.uk).

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Domestic Services

North Oxford (Woodstock Road) - calm and friendly nanny required for 5-year old girl immediately: 3 - 7 p.m. Mon., Tue., Thur.; plus further hours by arrangement. 1 year minimum. Anne Willcocks. Tel.: Oxford 515257.

Paris: accommodation offered in return for after- school child care, from Sept. for at least one school year. French family living in Oxford and returning to Oxford seeks nanny for after-school child care for 2 children (4 and 6); accommodation is a pleasant self-contained studio in a quiet area in the centre of Paris (13th arrondissement). Ideal for students wanting to study French in Paris for one year or more. Sylvie Glaser. Tel.: Oxford 54098 (evenings and weekends), or 281322 (working days).

Carpet/upholstery/curtain cleaning by Grimebusters, your local specialists. Quality work, competitive prices. Domestic, commercial, college. Also carpet/upholstery stain protection, pre- occupancy cleaning, flood cleaning/drying, oriental rug cleaning. For free estimates and friendly advice, call Grimebusters. Tel.: Oxford 726983 or Abingdon 555533.

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Situations Vacant

Reliable, competent, cheerful, and patient person wanted to work for about four hours a week, in two two-hour sessions, assisting retired professor to sort papers and organise correspondence. Apply in writing to: Professor Michael Dummett, 54 Park Town, Oxford OX2 6SJ.

Research assistant: enthusiastic research assistant sought for part-time, flexible work: checking references, seeking information, filing etc. Suit research student. 5 per hour to start. Knowledge of WP5.1 essential; Please send c.v. (with names of referees) to: Dr Paul Flather. Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

European Forest Institute: Information System Manager required, for: development of EFI Information strategies; maintenance and development of EFI databases; development of EFI meta-database; assisting in the development of the data communication system between EFI, its members and other international organisations; development of the WWW services; supporting PR activities. Applicants should possess an M.Sc. or an equivalent in Forestry or in a related field and a minimum of three years' experience in computers, database management, and forestry. A good command of written and spoken English is necessary. EFI offers a competitive salary according to skills and experience and an opportunity to work in a challenging international environment. Post based in Finland, for 2-- 4 years (renewable). Applications in writing with c.v., names of three referees, and salary expectation. Closing date: 30 June or until the post is filled. Director, Birger Solberg, European Forest Institute, Torikatu 34, FIN-80100 Joensuu, Finland. Tel.: +358 73 252 020, fax: +358 73 124 393, e-mail: birger.solberg@efi.joensuu.fi.

Fellow or Lecturer in English, History, or Law required to act as part-time Academic Adviser to the Oxford Programme for Undergraduate Studies for 1996--7. The assignment entails interviewing students on the programme and engaging appropriate tutors in all liberal arts subjects. The work is almost entirely concentrated in Week --1 and Week 0 to reduce conflicts with other duties, and is expected to require a max. of 15 hours per term. The successful candidate will have extensive contacts within the University, be efficient and well-organised, and have a min. of 3 years' teaching experience. Remuneration is on a pro-rata consultancy basis and is expected to be c. £6,000--£7,000 for the a.y. 1996--7. Closing date: 28 June. Applications with full c.v. should be sent by mail only to the Programme Director. Oxford Programme for Undergraduate Studies, 131 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DH.

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Houses to Let

Wolvercote, Oxford: immaculate 2/3-bedroom semi-detached house; c.h., bathroom and en-suite shower; fully furnished; pleasant garden front and back; quiet area; private parking; immediate access to Port Meadow; regular bus service to the centre (15 minutes). No pets. Long lease preferred. £640 p.c.m., from end of July. Mrs Beeche. Tel.: Oxford 56017.

Thatched cottage in small village half-mile from Thame and 10 miles from Oxford; 3 double bedrooms, oak beams throughout, large fireplaces, antiques, etc.; conservatory; garden. Suitable for caring family. Tel.: 0171-625 1219.

Modern 4-bedroom, fully detached house, light and spacious, 7 miles from city centre; kitchen/family room, dining-room; fully furnished; cat in residence; large garden with rural outlook (serviced by gardener); car essential; double garage. Available 1 Sept. 1996--30 June 1997. £750 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 351287 (evenings).

Central North Oxford: house available Oct.; walk to colleges, train and bus stations; near Port Meadow; c.h., recently redecorated; 3 desks, filing cabinets, several large closets; secluded garden, garden furniture, terrace; 3 bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms; washing-machine, drier, telephone, linen, dishes, 2 bicycles. Suitable for visiting academics. £870 p.m. Contact (i) J. Mackrell, Oxford; (ii) A. Gaston, Canada. (i) Tel.: Oxford 775567 (evenings); (ii) tel.: 613 745 1368, fax: 613 745 0299.

Beautifully modernised house to let, east Oxford, 9 months from around 19 Aug.; 2 double bedrooms, 2 studies, sitting- room, dining-room, 1½ bathrooms; c.h; washing-machine; dish- washer; 20 minutes' walk from Bodleian; walled garden. £850 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 242966 (not 9–16 June).

North Oxford : 3-bedroom detached house in secluded drive; washing- machine, drier, garage, maintained garden backing onto playing fields; convenient for shops and schools. Available 1 Sept.–30 June. Suitable for visiting academics. £900 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 722630.

Very peaceful, sunny, detached Cotswold stone cottage (Oxford 20 minutes) on ancient farm in Windrush Valley; wonderful views and walks; furnished/unfurnished; 2 bedrooms, study, oil-fired c.h., insulation, log stove, shed, garage, tennis. Six months min. £600 p.c.m. Tel.: 01993 822152.

Luxurious and light accommodation in central North Oxford near Port Meadow; convenient for University, schools, shops; 3 bedrooms (2 double, 1 single), sitting-room, dining-room, kitchen, 2 bathrooms (inc. separate shower), balcony, own paved garden; beautifully decorated and just refurbished with new fittings and carpets; gas c.h., washing-machine, drier, dish-washer, 2 telephones, TV points. Available from Sept. Tel.: Oxford 59614.

Holton: unfurnished house to let; fitted kitchen, 3 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, curtains, fitted carpets, garden, double garage. £1,500 p.c.m. Mrs Price. Tel.: Oxford 874095 (10 a.m.–5 p.m. weekdays).

Four-bedroom detached house, well furnished, North Oxford, cul-de-sac ending in Cutteslowe Park; large well-equipped kitchen, laundry/storage-room with washer/drier; 3 reception, 2 bath; lovely garden; wheelchair adapted; near buses. From late July, for one year initially. £1,100 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 515119.

Available from 1 Sept. for long let, delightful, furnished detached house in quiet cul-de-sac in North Oxford within easy reach of colleges and the city centre. Kitchen fully equipped, breakfast-room, lounge, dining-room, study; 3 double bedrooms, bathroom, separate shower-room, beautiful, mature rear garden; front garden and driveway with car-port and garage. Suit visiting academic family. £1,000 p.c.m. Tel./fax: Oxford 66404 (Pam Crane).

Charming cottage on edge of village approximately 12 miles north-west of Oxford. Double bedroom plus spare bedroom/study. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, country antiques, washer/drier, c.h., beams, inglenook fire. Very private walled garden. Suit caring non-smoking couple. Available for short lets till mid-July and longer-term after mid-Aug. Tel.: 01608 684700.

Central North Oxford—Tackley Place: spacious and comfortable 5/6-bedroom Victorian house on 4 floors, with 2 bathrooms; fully furnished; conveniently located for city centre, colleges, hospitals, and schools—ideal for a visiting academic family. Available Aug. for 12 months. QB Management. Tel.: Oxford 64533, fax: 64777.

Central North Oxford: house available mid- July–end Dec.; close to schools, colleges, all faculties; comfortable family home on 3 floors; would suit visiting academic. £1,200 p.c.m. Tel./fax: Oxford 514606, e-mail: syrdn@warwick.ac.uk.

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Only the best is good enough for Finders Keepers' clients and tenants. We aim for 100 per cent in everything we do. We are an `Investor in People' and National Winners of the Best Letting and Management Company Award for the second consecutive year—call us to find out why the best is not the most expensive. Finders Keepers Ltd., 73 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE (tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: 56993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk); also 27 St Clement's, Oxford OX4 1DJ (tel.: Oxford 200012, fax: 204844, e-mail: stclements@finders.co.uk);or why not visit our Web site at http://www.finders.co.uk.

An Englishman's home is his castle—so the saying goes. We cannot pretend that we have too many castles on offer but if you are seeking quality rental accommodation in Oxford or the surrounding area we may be able to help. QB management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents, specialising in lettings to academics, medical personnel, and other professionals. Our aim is to offer the friendliest and most helpful service in Oxford. Please telephone or fax us with details of your requirements and we will do whatever we can without obligation. Tel.: Oxford 64533, fax: 64777.

Flats to Let

Summertown, Woodstock Road, 200 yards from shopping: one large bedroom second-floor furnished flat; kitchen, bathroom, c.h., telephone; very attractive; lots of storage space; available in the autumn. Low rent of £250 p.c.m. all inc. (except water heater) for a quiet and responsible long-term single tenant. Must be a non-smoker and references are required. Write to: Dr S.L. Altmann, Brasenose College, Oxford OX1 4AJ.

North Oxford , Summertown: spacious flat with character in convenient quiet location; 2 bedrooms, living-room, 2 bathrooms, mod. cons. (power shower, dish-washer, washing-machine). To let to careful tenant for 2/3 months. Available late June. Tel.: Oxford 58775.

Central Headington, close to hospitals: recently converted spacious 2-bed flat; fully-fitted kitchen, large living-room, bathroom with bath and separate pumped shower; gas c.h.; d.g. Available July. Professionals and academics only. £590 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 68504.

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Central North Oxford: two 2-bedroom apartments with high standard of comfort and security available in a spacious conversion of a Victorian house at the heart of the University centre; best suited to professional, mature, and visiting academics; c.h., entry-phone, car park. £675 and £720 p.m. Available from June and July. Tel.: Oxford 516144.

Spacious well-equipped 2-bedroom modern furnished flat, with garage, etc., to let; North Oxford, near Cutteslowe Park and buses to city centre. Available from late Sept. £600 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 53100, e-mail: gittins@stats.ox.ac.uk.

Central North Oxford: attractive self-contained family accommodatdion (comfortably sleeps 6), in Victorian house; well equipped, gas c.h., etc. Available from mid-Aug. for 6–12 months plus. £200 p.w. exc. bills. Tel.: Oxford 59911.

Upper Wolvercote: 2-bedroom flat in quiet position inside the ring-road; frequent bus route; well-equipped fully- furnished first-floor flat with c.h., garage, etc.; would suit professional couple, non-smoking preferred. Available late July. £625 p.c.m. Rent negotiable for long-term let of 2–3 years. Tel.: Oxford 59802.

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Summer Lets

Central North Oxford: spacious, detached house in quiet residential area available 3–31 Aug.; excellently located 5 minutes from shops and 10 minutes from city centre—also on main bus route; 5 bedroooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, large kitchen/diner; fully equipped with microwave, dish-washer, etc.; pretty, secluded garden. £450 p.w. all inc. Tel.: Oxford 511231, fax: 791782.

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Accommodation Offered

Bed-and-breakfast available in very comfortable house in central North Oxford: an exclusive, quiet, leafy area within walking distance of all main university buildings, city centre, parks, river, shops, pubs, and restaurants. Each room has central heating, colour TV, microwave oven, tea- and coffee-making facilities. Very moderate terms. Tel.: Oxford 57879.

Alternative medicine centre. Space available. Therapy and treatment rooms. Consulting and counselling rooms. Every facility. Very moderate rates. Central North Oxford. Tel. for further details: Oxford 511111 (9 a.m.–12 noon).

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Accommodation Sought

Visiting professor seeks small reasonably central furnished flat, Sept. 1996–June 1997. Write: Dr E. Sapadin, 512 South Union Street, Burlington, VT 054011.

Mother, father, two children (10 and 2 years old) and nanny need accommodation mid-July to late Sept./early Oct. while awaiting completion on house purchase. North Oxford preferred. Tel.: Oxford (2)72508 (office hours); e-mail stuart.judge@st- annes.ox.ac.uk.

Health professional/academic from Australia (Oxford graduate) on 6-month contract, July–Dec., looking to house-sit in Oxford for all or part of that time. Conscientious houseperson. Paul Goodman. Tel.: Oxford 247343.

d'Overbroeck's is now looking for more good family and self-catering accommodation in North Oxford for A-level students from Sept. We need to arrange accommodation for our existing students before the end of June and are particularly interested in self- catering rooms or flatlets within private houses which may be available from Sept. Rents are paid through the college. Tel.: Oxford 310000.

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your property? QB Management are one of Oxford's foremost letting agents and property managers. We specialise in lettings to both academic and professional individuals and their families, and have a constant flow of enquiries from good-quality tenants seeking property in the Oxford area. If you would like details of our services, or if you simply need some informal help and advice without obligation, telephone us. Tel.: Oxford 64533, or fax: 64777.

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Accommodation Exchange

Florence: flat exchange. Italian professor offers large and well-appointed flat in the centre of Florence for exchange with house or flat in Oxford for the whole or part of the month of Aug. Professor Silvana Sciarra. Tel.: 00 39 55 4685 214 (day), or 00 39 55 234 6276 (evenings and weekends).

House exchanges: advertise your house exchange on the World Wide Web, free. Internet: http://www.bioch.ox.ac.uk/~awatts/house.html; e- mail: awatts@bioch.ox.ac.uk.

Lovely family house in Summertown (just north of Oxford city centre) offered for 3–6 weeks any time 20 July–3 Sept. (flexible) in exchange for Manhattan apartment; conveniently located close to shops, bus stop (5 mins. drive) to city centre; 2 bedrooms, office, living-room, kitchen, dining-room, conservatory, 1 bathroom, 2 w.c.s, washer/drier, dishwasher, TV, garden, off-street parking; lodger resident (own floor, bathroom); cleaner weekly. Require apartment in safe building (doorman/upper West Side or East Side preferred) for 1 adult and 2 children (1 bedroom sufficient) with kitchen, bathroom, TV, air conditioning. Tel.: Oxford 512847, fax: 515335; e-mail: 101642.2251@compuserve.com.

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Accommodation Sought to Rent or Exchange

London: academic couple (wife Oxford, husband London), with baby, seek house-swap or rent from summer 1996 for 1 year. Offer tastefully decorated furnished terrace house in convenient quiet West Hampstead (Jubilee Line/North London Line/Thameslink); 1 large study (3 desks/filing cabinet), bookshelves, 4 beds, through dining/sitting- room, kitchen, bath, separate w.c., nice garden. Seek similar house in/around Oxford. Tanaka. Tel. and fax: 0171-435 3373.

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Holiday Lets

France/Dordogne, 1 km Monpazier: house, suit 8 plus 2 babies; near Dordogne and Lot Valleys, tourist attractions, lake, bathing, shopping; well- furnished, all amenities, garden. July: FF 3,250 p.w., June/Sept.: FF 2,750 p.w., all inc. Mme Nizet, 11 rue des Grouettes, 92160 Antony, France. Tel.: 00 33 1 47.02.60.55.

Tarn et Garonne: our lovely farmhouse has become available, 6 July--3 Aug. inc. Sleeps 8/9 in 4 bedrooms; 3 bathrooms, very well-equipped kitchen, laundry, swimming-pool, attractive covered terrace; amazing view in quiet unspoilt countryside; all linen provided and maid service if desired. Tel.: Oxford 516374, fax: Oxford 512346; or tel. (France): 00 33 63.95.27.09.

Sympathetically restored traditional Cretan town house in heart of old Rethymnon; fully equipped, inc. TV, automatic washing machine, patio with barbecue, and library with English novels; sleeps 4 (1 double, 1 twin); very quiet location with view of the Fortress, but close to bus station, shops, and beaches. £160–£190 p.w. Tel.: Oxford 69630.

Greece: charming independent houses to let on the beautiful island of Scopdos from £60 per person p.w. Tel.: 00 30 424 22947, fax: 00 30 424 23057.

Mojacar Beach, Almeria: charming 2-bedroom flat, sleeps 4, all mod. cons., washing-machine, air conditioning; 2 terraces and large 2nd-floor terrace with magnificent views; swimming-pool; walking distance to beach; riding school and supermarket close by. £150–£280 p.w. Tel.: Oxford 373995 or (2)70472.

Dordogne, near Bergerac: holidays for 2 in artist's secluded converted pool-side barn. Brochure. £200 p.w. Tel.: 00 33 53.61.25.73.

Portugal, Obidos: attractive self-contained house/apartment in lovely, quiet, unspoilt rural area 90 kms north of Lisbon overlooking lagoon and 2 miles from sea; ideal for bird- watching, walking, horse-riding. Rent c.£50 per person per week. Tel.: 00 351 62 979534, or 0171-352 3144.

French Alps: beautiful family flat to rent; sleeps 6–8; 3 bedrooms, living-room with fireplace, kitchen, bathroom, separate w.c., fully equipped and furnished; every room accesses beautiful terrace (80 sq. yds.); telephone, TV, view, indoor garage; in Morzine-Avoriaz, 1 hour's drive to Geneva airport, 1/2-hour's drive to Thonon-Evian; all mountain sports available; tennis; Olympic swimming-pool; ice-rink. FF 4,500 p.w., May–Nov. Mrs Rovet. Tel.: 33 1 30.82.26.13, fax: 33 1 30.82.23.39; e-mail: jrovet@world- net.fr.

Paris: edge of Latin Quarter, room in quiet comfortable flat, available May–end of Aug. FF 4,000 per fortnight, less if long-term. Mrs Rovet. Tel.: 33 1 30.82.26.13, fax: 33 1 30.82.23.39; e-mail: jrovet@world-net.fr.

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Houses for Sale

South Brent, Devon: delightful 2-bedroom end terrace cottage within Dartmoor National Park; beautiful views, wood-burning stove, easy access to Exeter, Plymouth, and Torbay. £63,500. Tel.: Oxford 727290.

Charlbury Road, North Oxford: detached, 5-bedroom, architect-designed house (1912) in quiet residential area, close to the Dragon and Girls' High School, occupying c. 1/3 acre; hall, 3 reception rooms, kitchen, 2 utility rooms, bathroom, 2 w.c.s; walled garden, summer-house, organic fruit and vegetable plots; gas c.h.; garage. Freehold. Sealed bids i.r.o. £495K. Tel.: Oxford 59371.

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