INQUIRE WITHIN: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE PROVIDENCE ATHENAEUM SINCE 1753

Lancaster, Jane

Published by The Providence Athenaeum, Providence, 2003
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9 x 10.5 inches. cloth, dust jacket. xxxvi, 219+(1) pages. First edition, one of 250 hardbound copies. An outstanding history of this most important historical and influential library. The Providence Athenaeum, 250 years old in 2003, not only played a significant role in defining the cultural, intellectual, and social life of Rhode Island in its early years, but played a major part in shaping America itself. Having withstood numerous wars, depressions, and high times alike, this magnificent library is one of the oldest standing monuments this side of the Atlantic. And as historic as it may be, it still stands to be a growing, changing institution booming with exceptional people and especially, exceptional collections. Illustrated in black-and-white and color. Distributed for the Providence Athenaeum. Bookseller Inventory # 73242

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Title: INQUIRE WITHIN: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE ...

Publisher: The Providence Athenaeum, Providence

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: cloth, dust jacket

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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