A Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland
Barry Cambray Bloomfield
Library Association Pub., Jan 1, 1997 - Reference - 740 pages
This revised edition lists approximately 1200 libraries in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, some included for the first time, with details of their rare and special book collections. It covers mainly those printed before 1850, but includes manuscript and modern material where related.
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