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G. G. Peck, 1903 - Cataloging - 31 pages
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Page 14 - The title is to be an exact transcript from the titlepage, neither amended, translated, nor in any way altered, except that mottoes, repetitions, and matter of any kind not essential may be omitted, omissions to be indicated by a group of three dots (...). The typography and punctuation of the title need not be strictly adhered to.
Page 14 - ... (no place). 53 The general rule regulating the use of brackets is that round brackets include notes derived from the work itself, while square brackets include notes of which the matter or form is independent of the work. 54 Single sermons are to have a note of the text added.
Page 16 - Works in more languages than one, accompanied by the original, to be entered in the original only, unless the title be accompanied by a translation or translations, in which case such translation also to be given. If no original text occur, the first language used in the title to be preferred. In all cases the several languages used in the book to be indicated at the end of the title in italics.
Page 23 - ... of the various authors included in the collection to be separately entered in the order in which they occur; excepting merely collections of letters, charters, short extracts from larger works, and similar compilations.
Page 23 - A society is to be entered under the first word, not an article, of its corporate name, with references from any other name by which it is known, especially from the name of the place where its headquarters are established, if it is often called by that name.
Page 5 - RULES FOR THE COMPILATION OF THE CATALOGUE OF PRINTED BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM1 1 Titles to be written on slips, uniform in size.
Page 15 - ... 49 The languages in which a book is written are to be stated when there are more than one and the fact is not mentioned in the titlepage.
Page 11 - ... to be regarded for the purpose of headings as anonymous: and a cross-reference is to be made from the initials or pseudonym to the first heading, the last initial being placed first, followed by the others in round brackets. 12 Under the pseudonyms of the writers, unless the book be already entered under two headings, in which case a crossreference is to be made from the pseudonym to the first heading. 13 Under the names of editors of collections, and under the catch-titles of such collections;...
Page 30 - Admiralty proceedings relating to vessels are to be entered under the name of the vessel. 26. Catalogues are to be entered under the name of the compiler also, as circumstances require, under the names of one or more of the institutions or persons now or formerly owning the collection, and, where desirable, under the name of the collection itself.
Page 15 - Names of translators, commentators, editors, and preface writers, if they do not occur in the titlepage, may be added within square brackets, a cross-reference being made in each case.

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