Part the first. History of libraries (contin.) Economy of libraries

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The Quest for cheap Catalogues forty years ago
60
The extent value and poverty of the Library
66
Samuel Madden and his Foundations
72
The Dublin National Gallery and Libraries Act
78
Sion College Library
85
Literary Benefactions to the Royal Society
91
Library of the East India Company
97
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
Roxburghe and Stanley Sales
132
CHAPTER XXIV
139
Charles Earl of Sunderland as a Collector
145
Evelyns Library
151
The Roscoe and Madden Catalogue
159
Rapid improvement in the American demand for books
166
PURCHASES
169
Its Regulations and public usefulness
172
Recent Augmentations
178
The Loganian Collection
185
The Winthrop Collection
191
Isaiah Thomas and the American Antiquarian Society
197
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
CHAPTER V
227
Recent Disputes as to the Working of the Institution
233
Mr Jewetts Plans for the Smithsonian Library
234
Township Library Act in Michigan
240
HISTORY OF HE LIBRARY FROM THE APPOINTMEN OF LEFEVRE DOR
270
The National Library at Lisbon 555
273
Provincial Libraries 555
314
CHAPTER IV
349
The choice MSS of the Vatican
355
The Gifts of Petrarch and of Bessarion
380
The Royal Public LIBRARY AT DRESDEN
408
THE ROYAL LIBRARIES OF STUTTGART
418
The DUCAL LIBRARY OF OLDENBURGH
432
The Von Boineburg Collection at Erfurt
438
The Frankfort Town Library
444
Other Collections at Goerlitz
450
Classification and Rules of the Bamberg Library
456
Town Library of Stralsund
462
Recent Accessions
463
University Library of Jena
469
Its subsequent History and rapid Growth
475
University Library of Giessen
481
The Collection of the Margraves of Ansbach
487
THE LIBRARIES OF BELGIUM
506
Public Library of Liege
511
CHAPTER X
529
CHAPTER XI
548
Gustav Heines Account of Libraries in Portugal 1846
554
HISTORY OF LIBRARIES
556
The Libraries Act ot Queen Anne
562
National Collections must be encyclopædical
570
And of special strength in certain chosen subjects
574
Of Spain Portugal Bavaria etc
580
Bentleys Account of the Evasions of the early Acts
586
Mr Panizzis Eyidence on the same subject
592
Extent to which existing Libraries have profited by Gifts
603
CHAPTER IV
609
Works of the State Paper Commission
615
OF THE FORMATION OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS OF PAMPALETS
661
CHAPTER I
667
New Library of St Geneviève
674
The Ducal Library of Wolfenbüttel 630
681
Imperial Library at St Petersburgh
691
CHAPTER II
709
Count De Labordes Design for a Library
715
Plan for a small Lending Library
722
CHAPTER III
728
CHAPTER IV
735
Recent discussions about FindingCatalogues
748
CHAPTER
751
Defects of the Plan of Watts Bibliotheca Britannica
754
Robert Etiennes Scheme of 1546
760
Other Modifications of the Baconian Scheme
766
Garniers Systema Bibliothecce Collegii Parisiensis Societatis Jesu
772
Abbé Girards Scheme
778
Conyers Middletons Bibliothecæ Cantabrigiensis ordinande methodus
779
Daunous Scheme
785
Coleridges Essay on Method
791
Alberts Scheme
798
Schleiermachers Bibliographisches System der gesammten Wissenschafts
804
Tabular View of the principal Schemes in two groups To face page
811
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
Opinions of Messrs Corney Craik Payne Collier and Carlyle
858
Plans of Stereotyping
865
The Catalogues of the Imperial Library at Paris
871
Specimen of an Index of Topics preto
881
CHAPTER VI
887
Specimen of the detailed Arrangement of a Collection of moderate
894
Origin and early History of the Advocates Library
895
Thomas Ruddiman
901
Synoptical View of the Reference Department of the Manchester Free
907
ShowCollection of Early Printed Books arranged to illustrate
918
Classification of Prints
925
LIBRARIANSHIP
933
BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT Town CouncilS AND CENTRAL INSPECTION
939
CHAPTER III
946
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
Extracts from the Diary of Humphrey Wanley
972
Bozérian and Lesnés Character of him
978
History
980
CHAPTER V
988
Hume and the Vindicator of Queen Mary
997
The Regulations of 1678 90
1001
Qualifications which must accompany the official Evidence as to
1026
The Catalogues
1032
Booktickets
1033
Biographies Calendars Peerages etc
1041
Character of the recent Accessions
1046
CHAPTER VII
1051
THE REGULATIONS OF THE REFERENCE DEPARTMENT OF THE MAN
1056
Registration of Issues
1057
The Library of St Andrews University
1059
CHAPTER VIII
1063
Concluding Observations
1069
Its Rules and Methods 873
1079
The List of Illustrations is printed at the end of the Table of Con
1089
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