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Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906.

Published by London, G. Allen,, 1899
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Hardcover, 8vo. , xiv, 343 pages. Volume 5 of "The library Series" Includes this odd reference to Hebrew books: " I have seen multitudes of Hebrew books in his bedroom, so stained and greasy and stinking, that one's nose seemed damaged irrecoverably; they must have been disinterred from Jewish kitchens, smelling as they did of smoke, soup, cheese, pickles, or rather a mixture of each and all these aromas. " Contents: Address to the Library association [1898]--Public libraries and their catalogues. --The printing of the British museum Catalogue. --The past, present, and future of the British museum Catalogue. --The British museum Catalogue as the basis of a universal catalogue. --Introduction of European printing into the East. --Paraguayan and Argentine bibliography. --The early Italian book trade. --Some book-hunters of the seventeenth century. --Librarianship in the seventeenth century. --The manufacture of fine paper in England in the eighteenth century. --On some colophons of the early printers. --On the system of classifying books on the shelves followed at the British museum. --Subject indexes to transactions of learned societies. --Photography in public libraries. --The telegraph in the library. --On the protection of libraries from fire. --The sliding-press at the British museum. --On the provision of additional space in libraries. --Preface to Blades "Enemies of books. "--Sir Anthony Panizzl. --The late John Winter Jones. --The late Henry Stevens. --The late Sir Edward A. Bond. --Index. SUBJECT (S) : Library science. Bibliography. British Museum. Handwritten notes on flyleaf. Damp stain to margins, . Back cover worn and small tear to spine. Good- condition. (BIB-12-8) Bibliog2, mx3. Bookseller Inventory # 24260

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Publisher: London, G. Allen,

Publication Date: 1899

Binding: Hardcover

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