The Library, Volume 9

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Sir John Young Walker MacAlister, Alfred William Pollard, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Sir Frank Chalton Francis
Oxford University Press, 1897 - Bibliography
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Page 111 - I HOLD every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavour themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Page 58 - SOUND : a Series of Simple, Entertaining, and Inexpensive Experiments in the Phenomena of Sound, for the use of Students of every age.
Page 229 - But here the main skill and groundwork will be, to temper them such lectures and explanations upon every opportunity, as may lead 25 and draw them in willing obedience, inflamed with the study of learning, and the admiration of virtue, stirred up with high hopes of living to be brave men, and worthy patriots, 5 dear to God, and famous to all ages.
Page 57 - THE LIGHT OF ASIA ; or, THE GREAT RENUNCIATION (Mahabhinishkramana). Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India, and Founder of Buddhism (as told in verse by an Indian Buddhist). By Edwin Arnold, MA, CSI , &c.
Page 113 - Foreign bookbindings in the British Museum ; illustrations of sixty-three examples selected on account of their beauty or historical interest, with Introduction and descriptions by William Younger Fletcher, FSA, late Assistant keeper Department of Printed Books, British Museum.
Page 315 - ... on any building the property of any literary or scientific institution, used solely for the purposes of such institution, and in which no payment is made or demanded for any instruction there afforded, by lectures or otherwise; provided also, that the said building be not occupied by any officer of such institution, nor by any person paying rent for the same...
Page 218 - To watch any legislation affecting Public Libraries, and to assist in the promotion of such further legislation as may be considered necessary for the regulation and management or extension of Public Libraries.
Page 218 - To unite all persons engaged or interested in library work by holding conferences and meetings for the discussion of bibliographical questions and matters affecting libraries or their regulation or management or otherwise.
Page 246 - ... capitals and also of books in which the capitals had never been inserted. To lead up from this point to the magnificent books of the present day was to give the children an object lesson in human progress which was not only instructive, but delightful. We showed them by the way the facsimile examples of the Horn Book from Mr.

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