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KÖNIGLICHE BIBLIOTHEK ZU BERLIN: IHRE GESCHICHTE UND IHRE ORGANISATION.|DIE

KÖNIGLICHE BIBLIOTHEK ZU BERLIN: IHRE GESCHICHTE UND IHRE ORGANISATION.|DIE

by Hortzscansky, Adalbert

Berlin, Germany: Behrend & Co, 1908. cloth. 12mo. cloth. vi, 76 pages. Text in German. Four lectures by the author on the history and organization of the Royal Library of Berlin. Table of contents, foreword by the general director of the library, selected bibliography. Edges of covers and spine scuffed. Foxing.
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$24.00
SMALL PUBLIC LIBRARY BUILDINGS, PREPARED FOR THE A.L.A. COMMITTEE ON LIBRARY ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING PLANNING

SMALL PUBLIC LIBRARY BUILDINGS, PREPARED FOR THE A.L.A. COMMITTEE ON LIBRARY ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING PLANNING

by Lowe, John Adams

Chicago: American Library Association, 1939. later cloth with original stiff paper wrappers bound in. 4to. later cloth with original stiff paper wrappers bound in. 47 pages. First edition. A book concerning small public library buildings. Illustrated. Ex-library copy with markings.
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$21.00
FUNFUNDZWANZIG JAHRE DEUTSCHE BUCHEREI

FUNFUNDZWANZIG JAHRE DEUTSCHE BUCHEREI

by Uhlendahl, Heinrich

N.P.: (Gesellschaft der Freunde der Deutschen Bücherei, 1938. paper-covered boards, paper cover label. Deutsche Bücherei. 8vo. paper-covered boards, paper cover label. 38 pages. Text of a speech celebrating twenty-five years of the Deutsche Bücherei. Covers faded and slightly bent.
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$12.00
CATALOGUE OF THE JOHN RADCLIFFE COLLECTION

CATALOGUE OF THE JOHN RADCLIFFE COLLECTION

by Phillips, Charles T.E

Manchester: Chetham Library, 1937. quarter leather, cloth-covered boards. Radcliffe, John. large 8vo. quarter leather, cloth-covered boards. (vi), 100 pages, with 2 additional leaves of photographic plates. The antiquary and writer on genealogy and heraldry, John Radcliffe (1845-1911) left his collection to his son James Radcliffe (1891-1918), who, before his death in World War One, had stipulated that the collection should go to the Chetham Library. This was a collection of works on genealogy and... Read more
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$78.00
On the Indifferent and One Way Variants in Shakespeare. An original article from the Library, Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 1967

On the Indifferent and One Way Variants in Shakespeare. An original article from the Library, Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 1967

by Honigman, E.A.J

Library, Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 1967, 1967. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good Condition. Octavo. 16 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Library; Inventory No: 109806..
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£12.90
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF CHARLES G. SMITH THE LATE DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND CORNELIA MARSCHALL SMITH.|A

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF CHARLES G. SMITH THE LATE DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND CORNELIA MARSCHALL SMITH.|A

Waco, TX: Baylor University, 1974. stiff paper wrappers. Smith, Charles G. and Cornelia Marschall. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 149+(1) pages, frontispiece. Emeritus Professor, Chairman Biology Department, Director Strecker Museum. Out of print. The books listed in this bibliography were given to Wake Forest University and Baylor University. Cornelia Smith's personal bookplate is on the recto of the frontispiece and is signed. Slight shelf wear.
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$42.00
LIBROS Y BIBLIOTECAS

LIBROS Y BIBLIOTECAS

by Echague, Juan Pablo

Buenos Aires: Comision Protectora de Bibliotecas Populares, 1939. stiff paper wrappers. large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 103, (7) pages. First edition. A look into the influence of libraries in Argentina by Mr. Echague, president of the Commission for the Patronization of Popular Libraries. Discusses the Basis for a Library Organization, including Generalities, Social Function, and the librarian. Also discusses the Library as an Instrument and Expression of the Culture and gives a Message to the... Read more
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$22.00
PUBLIC LIBRARY: MIDDLE-AGE CRISIS OR OLD AGE?.|THE

PUBLIC LIBRARY: MIDDLE-AGE CRISIS OR OLD AGE?.|THE

by Martin, Lowell A

New York: R.R. Bowker Co, 1983. stiff paper wrappers. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. Tenth of the Bowker Memorial Lectures, New Series.
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$12.00
REPORT OF THE COMMONWEALTH AFRICAN BOOK DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR, IBADAN, NIGERIA, 2-14 FEBRUARY 1975

REPORT OF THE COMMONWEALTH AFRICAN BOOK DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR, IBADAN, NIGERIA, 2-14 FEBRUARY 1975

London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 1975. paper wrappers, fabric spine. Africa. small 4to. paper wrappers, fabric spine. (iv), 76 pages, Includes papers on publishing in Africa, on libraries for schools, and on textbooks for Africa.
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$42.00
FESTSCHRIFT ZUR 23. VERSAMMLUNG DEUTSCHER BIBLIOTHEKARE IN DORTMUND

FESTSCHRIFT ZUR 23. VERSAMMLUNG DEUTSCHER BIBLIOTHEKARE IN DORTMUND

by Schulz, Erich (Editor)

Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1927. cloth. small 4to. cloth. vii, 177 pages plus 4 leaves of plates. Publication honoring the twenty-third convention of the librarians of Dortmund. This collection of essays includes works on a number of topics related to works in collections in Dortmund, such as a study of a manuscript Bible of the thirteenth century, financial records from 1456 to 1478 and a history of the libraries of the region. Illustrated with twenty-seven facsimiles mostly in text. Four leaves of... Read more
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$8.00
LUCKY BOOKS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY IN 1942

LUCKY BOOKS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY IN 1942

New York, NY: The New York Public Library, 1943. self paper wrappers. 12mo. self paper wrappers. 31+(1) pages. An annual report for 1942. Includes list of employees in the militrary and a directory of branch libraries.
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$12.00
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS, A TRIBUTE TO WILBERFORCE EAMES

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS, A TRIBUTE TO WILBERFORCE EAMES

Freeport,NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1967. cloth. Eames, Wilberforce. 8vo. cloth. xxii, 440 pages. Reprint of 1924 first edition. With contributions by Paltsits, Ford, Winship, Wroth, Harper, Kent, Kittredge, Holmes, Brigham, Adams, Lerch, Wagner, Chapin, Stillwell and others. A tribute book for one of the U.S.'s more famous librarian - bibliographers. Spine slightly spotted.
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$36.00
NOTICIA HISTORICA SOBRE LA BIBLIOTECA NACIONAL DE BUENOS AIRES (1810-1 901) Y DISCURSO PRONUNCIADO EN LA INAUGURACION DEL ACTUAL EDIFICIO [HISTORICAL NOTES ON THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF...AND A SPEECH GIVEN AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE PRESENT BUILDING]

NOTICIA HISTORICA SOBRE LA BIBLIOTECA NACIONAL DE BUENOS AIRES (1810-1 901) Y DISCURSO PRONUNCIADO EN LA INAUGURACION DEL ACTUAL EDIFICIO [HISTORICAL NOTES ON THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF...AND A SPEECH GIVEN AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE PRESENT BUILDING]

by Groussac, Paul

Buenos Aires: Librería y Casa Editora de Jesús Menéndez, 1938. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. large 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 111 pages. Numbered copy; however, the size of the edition is not indicated. An 1893 account of the Biblioteca Nacional and its predecessor, the Public Library of Buenos Aires, by the Argentine scholar, historian and librarian Paul Groussac (1848-1929), who was Director of the Biblioteca Nacional from 1885 to 1929 (effectively to 1925). The founding and early years of the... Read more
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$30.00
HOW TO CATALOG A RARE BOOK

HOW TO CATALOG A RARE BOOK

by Dunkin, Paul Shaner

Chicago: American Library Association, 1951. stiff paper wrappers. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. vii, 85, (3) pages. First edition. Illustrated.
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$21.00
ON THE TRAIL OF THE TRUTH

ON THE TRAIL OF THE TRUTH

by Carter, Everett

Davis, CA: University of California, Davis, 1975. stiff paper wrappers. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 14, (2) pages. Keepsake Number 7 in a series issued by the University of California, Davis. Foreword by Celeste Turner Wright. Discussion of the finding of the text of a novel by William Dean Howells.
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$12.00
QUINTO CENTENARIO DELLA BIBLIOTECA APOSTOLICA VATICANA, 1475-1975, CATALOGO DELLA MOSTRA

QUINTO CENTENARIO DELLA BIBLIOTECA APOSTOLICA VATICANA, 1475-1975, CATALOGO DELLA MOSTRA

by Michelini Tocci, Luigi

Vatican City: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1975. stiff paper wrapper. Vatican Library. 8vo. stiff paper wrapper. xxvii, 153+ (1) pages plus 33 leaves of color plates. First edition. Text includes a brief history of the foundation of the Vatican Library, as well as short entries on each of over three hundred volumes selected for the exhibition. The books, arranged in chronological order according to their accession to the collection, tracks the development of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana during... Read more
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$15.00
MEMORANDUM RELATIVE TO THE NEED FOR SPECIAL BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETIES. WITH AN APPENDIX ON THE DIVISION OF THE STREAM OF LITERATURE

MEMORANDUM RELATIVE TO THE NEED FOR SPECIAL BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETIES. WITH AN APPENDIX ON THE DIVISION OF THE STREAM OF LITERATURE

by Campbell, F.B.F

London: Printed by Arliss Andrews, 1894. original paper wrappers (1st volume) and self paper wrappers (2nd volume). small folio. original paper wrappers (1st volume) and self paper wrappers (2nd volume). 6 pages followed by table; 3 pages. "In illustration of "The Bibliography of the Future," a Paper Submitted to the "Library Association," September, 1894. Also present is three page brochure entitled "Co-Operative Bibliography. How Editors of Journals and Magazines can help Librarians." Faint spotting... Read more
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$54.00
HOLKHAM LIBRARY: A HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION

HOLKHAM LIBRARY: A HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION

by Mortlock, D.P

(Otley, Yorkshire, England): for The Roxburghe Club, 2006. cloth, spine and front cover gilt-stamped. Roxburghe Club. folio. cloth, spine and front cover gilt-stamped. xvi, 140 pages. Limited to 300 copies. List of Roxburghe Club members, table of contents, list of illustrations, foreword by the Earl of Leicester, prologue, suggestions for further reading, index. A historical account of the library and its contents from the 18th century.
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$480.00
BOOK SELECTION AND CENSORSHIP

BOOK SELECTION AND CENSORSHIP

by Fiske, Marjorie

Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1959. cloth, dust jacket. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. ix, 145 pages. First edition. Describes the study on the acquisition of books in school and public libraries in California. Jacket chipped with small tears. Name in ink on free endpaper.
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$12.00
BEYOND THE LIONS, A GUIDE TO THE LIBRARIES OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

BEYOND THE LIONS, A GUIDE TO THE LIBRARIES OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

(New York: New York Public Library, 1973. stiff paper wrappers. New York Public Library. oblong 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 94, (2) pages. Loosely inserted is a map showing all the locations.
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$8.00
PATIENCE & FORTITUDE

PATIENCE & FORTITUDE

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

(New York: Harper Collins, 2001. cloth, dust jacket. thick 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, (ii), 636 pages. First edition. In this sequel to A Gentle Madness Basbanes continues his conversations with a wide variety of kindred spirits, each one a testament to the never-ending relevance of books in our lives. By exploring the transmission and preservation of knowledge, including the changes in the way information is amassed and stored, he reveals a deep and abiding respect for the printed word that is... Read more
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$42.00
HISTORY OF THE LIBRARY IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION - EPILOGUE AND GENERAL INDEX.|THE

HISTORY OF THE LIBRARY IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION - EPILOGUE AND GENERAL INDEX.|THE

by Staikos, Konstantinos

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2013. leather, publisher's slipcase. 8.5 x 11.5 inches. leather, publisher's slipcase. 216 pages. VI. Deluxe full-leather edition. Limited to 100 copies. This extensive index on all five volumes will identify all proper names, places, and subjects covered in this comprehensive and scholarly series. Co-published with Kotinos Publications, Athens, Greece. Order all five volumes of The History of the Library in Western Civilization series at one time and get the... Read more
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$275.00
LIBRARY OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY.|THE

LIBRARY OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY.|THE

by Lingelbach, William E

(Williamsburg, VA): The William and Mary Quarterly, 1946. stiff paper wrappers. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 48-69 pages. Reprint from The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series III, No. 1, January 1946. One black and white plate and one illustration. Wrappers tanned at edges.
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$18.00
FREDERICK E. BRASCH AND THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

FREDERICK E. BRASCH AND THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

by Lowood, Henry

Stanford, CA: Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, 1987. stiff paper wrappers. Brasch, Frederick E.. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. vi, 46, (2) pages. Limited to 500 copies. Introduction by Michael T. Ryan, curator of special collections at Stanford. A study of the career of bookbinder, clerk, librarian and bibliographer Frederick E. Brasch and his contributions to the library of the history of the sciences at Stanford. Frontispiece and black and white... Read more
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$12.00
SAMFUNDET OREBRO STADS-OCH LANSBIBLIOTEKS VANNER

SAMFUNDET OREBRO STADS-OCH LANSBIBLIOTEKS VANNER

by Wieslander, Henning Och Karl Gustav Wirde

N.P.: n.p., 1961. stiff paper wrappers. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 128 pages. Limited to 400 numbered copies; this copy is out of series. Illustrated. Piece torn away from top of front cover with a tear at top of the first few pages.
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$18.00