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Imagining Archives: Essays & Reflections
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Imagining Archives: Essays & Reflections

By TAYLOR, Hugh A.; COOK, Terry & DODDS, Gordon (eds.)

Lanham, Maryland: Society of American Archivists and Association of Canadian Archivists in association with The Scarecrow Press, 2003. Paperback. Fine. x, 254 p. 23 cm. 1 b&w photo. Paperback. Signed by author Dodds on title page and on inserted note. Taylor's topics include: archives in Britain and Canada; the discipline of history and the education of the archivist; archives in the wake of McLuhan; documentary art and the role of the archivist; information ecology and the archives of the 1980s; the "new archivist;" impact of technology on archives, libraries and users; recycling the past; etc.

$40.00

The Manchester Public Libraries Reference Library Subject Catalogue Section 094 Private Press Books Parts I and II
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The Manchester Public Libraries Reference Library Subject Catalogue Section 094 Private Press Books Parts I and II

By HORROCKS, Sidney (ed.)

Manchester: Libraries Committee, 1959-1960. Paperback. Fair. 2 vols.: [6], 84, VIII; [6], 87, XIII p. 24 cm. Paperbacks. Ex-lib with labels on front, pockets inside front and rear covers, labels and blind stamps on title pages. Tears in spine ends. Second volume's covers detached.

$40.00

Report Upon Public Libraries, Literary and Scientific Institutions, etc. of the Province of Ontario for the Year 1912
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Report Upon Public Libraries, Literary and Scientific Institutions, etc. of the Province of Ontario for the Year 1912

By NURSEY, Walter R.

Toronto: L. K. Cameron, 1913. Hardcover. Good. Pages 575-700. 25 cm. Over 20 b&w illustrations including floor plans of seven Ontario libraries. Blue cloth hardcover with gold lettering and blank impressing. Minor wear. Front endpapers have library stamps and labels. Pages clean. Text unmarked. Appendix V to the Report of the Minister of Education for the Year 1912. Descriptions of public libraries, financial report, library staff, "The Library is a Temple," summer school for librarians, Canada's National Library, travelling libraries, educational influence of a library, Canadian Free Library for the Blind, Reading Camp Association, etc.

$35.00

Within These Portals: A History of the St. Marys Public Library
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Within These Portals: A History of the St. Marys Public Library

By SMITH, Mary Ainslie

St. Marys, ON: St. Marys Museum/St. Marys-on-the-Thames Historical Society/The Friends of the St. Marys Public Library, 2010. Spiralbound. Near Fine. 127 p. 22 x 29 cm. 86 b&w illustrations. Pictorial softcover with spiral binding. Signed by author on title page. A few check marks or other small marks. Covers: early St. Marys; founding of the Mechanics Institute; fundraising in the 19th century; women and the early St. Marys Library; applying to Mr. Carnegie; choosing a site; J. A. Humphris; St. Marys limestone; the addition; the information age.

$45.00

Memoirs of Libraries. Including a Handbook of Library Economy. Vols. 1 & 2
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Memoirs of Libraries. Including a Handbook of Library Economy. Vols. 1 & 2

By EDWARDS, Edward

New York: Burt Franklin, nd. Reprint. Cloth Bound. Ex-Library. First published in London in 1859. 2 vols.: xxviii, 841; xxxvii, 1104 p. 26 cm. Vol. 1 has 8 plates, frontispiece and small in-text map. 53 plates and plans & tables in vol. 2, some of which fold out. Red cloth hardcovers. Hinges cracked internally and are tender. Ex lib with labels and pockets on endpapers. Blind stamps on title pages. Topics include: the libraries of the ancients, the Middle Ages, the modern libraries of Great Britain and Ireland, the USA, Continental Europe; book collecting; buildings; classification and catalogues; internal administration and public service.

$100.00

Alphabetical Catalogue of the Library of Parliament
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Alphabetical Catalogue of the Library of Parliament

By Library of Parliament

Ottawa: G. E. Desbarats, 1867. Three-Quarter Leather. Good +. 496 p. 26 cm. Half green leather with pebbled cloth. Reads 1868 on spine. Chipped spine ends, cracked upper front hinge, corners worn. Owner's signature on front free endpaper. Title continues: "Being an Index to Classified Catalogues Printed in 1857, 1858, 1864 and to the Books and Pamphlets Since Added to the Library, Up to 1st October, 1867."

$100.00

Private Libraries in Creole Saint Louis
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Private Libraries in Creole Saint Louis

By MCDERMOTT, John Francis

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press; Institut Francais de Washington , 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. xii, 186 p. 26 cm. Hardcover. Top edge of cloth sunned. Ex library with label on lower spine, labels and envelopes on endpapers, blind stamp on title page, ink stamp on p. 69. Libraries listed by owner, with biographical description and catalogue.

$50.00

The Story Up to Now: The Library of Congress 1800-1946
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The Story Up to Now: The Library of Congress 1800-1946

By MEARNS, David Chambers

Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947. First Edition. Soft cover. Very good +. 226 p. 26 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Spine faded. A little thumbing. Owner's label on first leaf.

$30.00

History of Public Libraries in Great Britain 1845-1975
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History of Public Libraries in Great Britain 1845-1975

By KELLY, Thomas

London: The Library Association, 1977. Second Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. xiii, 582 p. 26 cm. B&w illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover in dustjacket.

$40.00