Memoirs of Librairies Including a Handbook of Library Economy (Google eBook)

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Trübner, 1859 - 1104 pages
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Contents

The Hunterian Library
26
Character of Edinburgh University Library as it was in 1830
32
Laud and Leighton
39
CHAPTER XXI
45
The Gratitude of Students due to Cromwell and his Ironsides
53
The Fagel Collection
54
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 Betham MSS
78
Sion College Library
85
Literary Benefactions to the Royal Society
91
Thomas Cartes Scheme of a London Library
98
Library of the House of Commons
104
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
Roxburgh? and Stanley Sales
132
CHAPTER XXIV
139
Charles Earl of Sunderland as a Collector
145
Evelyns Library
151
The Roscoe and Madden Catalogue
157
CHAPTER I
163
improvement in the American demand for books
166
Its Regulations and public usefulness
172
Recent Augmentations
178
The Loganian Collection
186
Gifts of Andre Michaux
192
The Regulations of 1678 90
195
The Academy of Natural Sciences
198
The Congressional and State Libraries of the United States
202
The Warden Collection
208
The Library of the City of Boston
214
Inaccurate statements which are current as to American indifference
215
Kxtracts 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
State of the Royal Library at the outbreak of the Revolution
270
The National Library at Lisbon 555
273
Revolutionary Acquisitions
276
The Royal Library during the Restoration Epoch
282
History of the Royal Library from the death of
286
The St Helena Papers and other Purchases
292
Opinions of the Commissioners on Catalogues
298
Long Superiority of Paris in the public provision of Libraries
304
Perils from Architects
310
Provincial Libraries 555
314
Where the difference lies as to the care of Libraries between Eng
315
Library of Pierre Adantoli
321
Choice MSS in the Mejanes Library
327
Town Library of Bayeux
333
Public Library of Lille
339
Foundation and early History of the Vatican Library
349
The choice MSS of the Vatican
355
Visits to the Ambmsiaiia of Evelyn Montfaucon Addison andKeysler
361
The Laurentian Library at Florence
367
The Gifts of Petrarch and of Bessarion
380
j The Royal Icblic Library at Dresden
408
The GrandDucal Library op Weiar
431
Subsequent augmentations and present state
437
The Public Libraries of Hamburgh N
443
Vol II
444
Town Library of Goerlitz
449
Labours of Jaeck and his Bequest
456
Town Library of Stralsund
462
Town Library of Trieste
464
CHAPTER VII
466
The Buettner Collection
470
Present Regulations
476
Its recent Accessions Extent and Regulations
482
The Collection of the Margraves of Ansbach
487
CHAPTER IX
514
CHAPTER X
529
Of Naples of Sicily and of the States of the Church v579
580
Bentleys Account of the Evasions of the early Acts
586
Mr Panizzis Evidence on the same subject
592
Dr Todds Evidence and Suggestions
599
Extent to which existing Libraries have profited by Gifts
603
CHAPTER IV
609
Works of the State Paper Commission
615
Publications of the New York State Government
621
Choice of Authors and of Editions
628
Of some inferences that mat be drawn from Library Sta
636
Of some Details in the Purchasing of Books
643
Books of small Impressions
649
Books unfinished at the Press
655
BOOK H BUILDINGS
667
New Library of St Genevieve
675
The Ducal Library of Wolfenbuttel 630
681
Library of Trinity College Cambridge
692
Astor Library at New York
700
Libraries Projected
709
Count De Labordes Design for a Library
715
Plan for a small Lending Library
722
Galleries
728
CHAPTER IV
735
Recent discussions about FindingCatalogues
748
Preliminaries 93ft
751
Defects of the Plan of Watts Bibliolheca Britannica
754
CHAPTER II
761
Scheme of John Rhodius
767
Leibnitzs Idea Bibliothecre Publicce secundum Classes Scientiantm
774
Conycre Middletons Bihliotheem CantahrigienMs ordinandi metliodim
779
Daunoiis Scheme
787
Homes Outlines for the Classification of a Library
793
Alberts Scheme
799
Dr W D Wilsons Scheme 1856
806
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
Specimens of M Taschereaus Catalogue 875_
878
Specimen of an Index of Topics
881
CHAPTER VI
887
Specimen of the detailed Arrangement of a Collection of moderate
894
Synoptical View of the Reference Department of the Manchester Free
907
ShowCollection of Early Printed Books arranged to illustrate
918
Classification of Prints
925
Of the Qualities chiefly essential to the Librarian
933
Severance of Duties of Management and Duties of Supervision
940
The Bodleian Statutes on Appointments
946
The Staff required for the Routine Duties of a Library largely fre
953
CHAPTER IV
959
Monastic and Mediaeval Embellishments
963
Jean Grollier Treasurer of France
965
Diana of Poitiers as a Patron of Bookbinders
966
Bookbinding in Scotland under James VI and in England after
968
Roger Payne his taste his manipulation and his bills
974
The Introduction of new Machinery into Bookbinding and its results
981
CHAPTER V
988
Public Library of Strasburgh 345
1018
Qualifications which must accompany the official Evidence as to
1026
Booktickets
1032
Biographies Calendars Peerages etc
1041
The Regulations of the Reference Department of the Man
1049
Regulation of Lending Libraries supported under Ewarts Act
1052
Regulations of the Liverpool Lending Libraries
1058
Formation of Libraries
1064
General Isdkx
1073
Specimen of an Index of Authors 882
1079
Death of Van Prael 285
1084
Abbe Girards Scheme 776
1085
t The List of Illustrations is printed at the end of the fable of Con
1089
The Projects for the Reconstruction of the Imperial Library at Paris 707
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