Memoirs of Libraries: Including a Handbook of Library Economy

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Trübner & Company, 1859 - 1104 oldal
Start with the history of libraries of the ancients middle ages and the moderns in compact set of valuable, well-analyzes, and chronological ordered knowledge about the well-known libraries in the ancient periods to the modern age. Examples some contents from the books and libraries' catalogues citied with the texts having explanatory marks and footnoted besides for clarification for the reader. Reveals libraries' economic conditions & financial operations from several British libraries. mention the subjects of architectures and architectural perspectives of the libraries in America, Europe, and the Great Britain primarily.
 

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CHAPTER XXI
45
The Gratitude of Students due to Cromwell and his Ironsides
53
CHAPTER XXII
83
Subsequent Accessions
89
Literary Benefactions to the Royal Society
91
Library of the East India Company
97
The REGULATIONs of the REFERENCE DEPARTMENT of the MAN
102
Library of the House of Commons
103
Evelyns Account of the Private Libraries of his day
110
The Libraries of Lord Keeper Guildford and of Dr John North
116
Sale of the Library of John Bridges
122
Richard Mead his Life and his Collection
129
Exburghe and Stanley Sales
132
CHAPTER XXIV
139
Charles Earl of Sunderland as a Collector
145
Evelyns Library
151
The Roscoe and Madden Catalogue
157
Rapid improvement in the American demand for books
166
Its Regulations and public usefulness 17 2
172
Recent Augmentations
178
Benjamin Franklin
185
The American Philosophical Society
188
The Boston Athenaeum
194
The Regulations of 1678 90
195
Mercantile Library Association of Cincinnati
201
CHAPTER III
202
The Warden Collection
208
The Library of the City of Boston
214
Extracts from his Will and from the Act incorporating his Trustees
221
STATES OF AMERICA
227
Rºent Disputes as to the Working of the Institution
233
Mr Jewetts Plans for the Smithsonian Library
234
CHAPTER I
243
State of the Royal Library at the outbreak of the Revolution
270
Revolutionary Acquisitions
276
The Royal Library during the Restoration Epoch
282
Results of the New System
287
The Catalogues
293
The Buildings and the projected Changes
299
Cardinal de Rochefoucauld and the Library of St Geneviève 30
307
Library of the City of Paris
313
Where the difference lies as to the care of Libraries between Eng
315
Library of Pierre Adamoli
321
Jean Baptiste Piquet Marquis of Méjanes
325
Libraries of Nantes Rennes and Avranches
331
Town Library of Rouen
337
Town Library of Bordeaux
343
The Libraries of ITALY
349
Present Extent of the Library
359
Public Library of Bologna and its choice
366
The Laurentian Library at Florence
373
CHAPTER V
383
CHAPTER VI
434
The Von Boineburg Collection at Erfurt
443
Augsburgh laid under Contribution for the Royal Library at Munich
449
Early History of the Royal Town Library of Bamberg
457
The Will of Henning Leve Town Chamberlain
464
CHAPTER
466
Recent Accessions
472
Its Restrictions and Prohibitions
477
Benefactions of the PrinceBishops von Greiffenklau and von Dal
478
Report of MM DAremberg and Reman
492
The LIBRARIEs of SwitzERLAND
499
CHAPTER III
514
GIFTs
531
CHAPTER XI
548
Publications of the New York State Government
621
Choice of Authors AND of Editions
628
OF so ME INFERENCEs that MAY BE DRAwN FRoM LIBRARY STA
636
Statistics of actual Purchases 182354
642
Books of small Impressions
649
Books unfinished at the Press
655
Of the ForMAtion of Special Collections of PAMPHLEts
661
BUILDINGS
667
New Library of St Geneviève
673
The Mazarine Palace
679
Imperial Library at St Petersburgh
691
The Controversy as to the original Design of the New Reading Room
700
CHAPTER II
709
HAPTER I
711
Count De Labordes Design for a Library
715
Plan for a small Lending Library
722
CHAPTER III
728
35
735
CATALOGUES IN GENERAL
749
CrossReferences
755
CHAPTER II
761
Scheme of Florian Trefler 1560
767
Other Modifications of the Baconian Scheme
774
Conyers Middletons Bibliothecae Cantabrigiensis ordinandae methodus
779
Daunous Scheme º
785
Hornes Outlines for the Classification of a Library
791
Merlins Scheme
799
Dr W D Wilsons Scheme 1856
806
Tabular View of the principal Schemes in two groups To face page
811
The Copytax springs from a Censorship
817
CHAPTER III
832
Rules and Examples as to Anonymous Pseudonymous and Apo
840
Examples of Titles of Early Printed Books
846
Cost of Printing
852
Rudi MENts of BookCollecting with Especial REFERENCE
855
The Evidence of Mr Panizzi and his Letter to Lord Ellesmere
859
Jewetts Account of his Process
865
The Catalogues of the Imperial Library at Paris
871
Specimens of Catalogues suggested for Town Libraries
878
Specimen of an Index of Topics
881
CHAPTER VI
887
Recent attempts for its Improvement
894
Synoptical Yiew of the Reference Department of the Manchester Free
907
ShowCollection of Early Printed Books arranged to illustrate the
918
Classification of Prints
923
INTERNAL ADMINISTRATION
931
BoARDs of MANAGEMENT Town Councils AND CENTRAL INspection
939
Means of facilitating such a System
945
The Staff required for the Routine Duties of a Library largely fre
953
CHAPTER IV
959
Changes in the Art which ensued upon the Invention of Printing
963
Diana of Poitiers as a Patron of Bookbinders
966
Amateur BindingThe Protestant Nunnery at Little Gidding etc
973
The English Binders of Queen Annes Time
974
The Introduction of new Machinery into Bookbinding and its results
981
CHAPTER
988
Qualifications which must accompany the official Evidence as to
1026
Booktickets
1032
Bibliographical Works
1038
The Opening of Public Libraries on Sundays
1044
Regulation of Lending Libraries supported under Ewarts Act
1052
Quarterly Examinations Fines and other Details 105 5
1058
Formation of Libraries
1064
GENERAL INDEX
1073
Sedition Act of 14 Charles II
1077
The List of Illustrations is printed at the end of the Table of Con
1089

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