Memoirs of Libraries, Volume 2

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Contents

Sion College Library
85
Literary Benefactions to the Royal Society
91
Thomas Cartes Scheme of a London Library
98
Discovery of an old Collection of Historical Works
105
ANALYTICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
111
The Library of Gerald Earl of Kildare
113
Early BookAuctions
119
Library of Lord Willoughby de Broke
125
The palmy days of Bibliomania
131
Rosburghe and Stanley Sales
132
CHAPTER XXIV
139
Charles Earl of Sunderland as a Collector
145
Evelyns Library
151
The Roscoe and Madden Catalogue
157
PURCHASES
169
CHAPTER 1
170
CHAPTER II
182
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199
CHAPTER III
202
CHAPTER IV
213
CHAPTER V
227
CHAPTER VI
237
CHAPTER I
243
3 History OF THE LIBRARY FROM THE APPOINTMENT OF LEFEVRE DOR
270
The National Library at Lisbon 555
273
History OF THE ROYAL LIBRARY FROM THE DEATH OF
286
CHAPTER II
303
The Librarianship of Mercier de St Léger
309
THE PROVINCIAL LIBRARIES OF FRANCE
314
The early History of American Libraries a History of reciprocal
316
Foundation of the Town Libraries of Lyons
321
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323
The Third or Méjanes Library of
326
Town Library of Caen
333
Public Library of Lille
339
The MSS of Cardinal Granvelle and the Library of Besançon
345
THE LIBRARIES OF ITALY
349
The choice MSS of the Vatican
355
Visits to the Ambrosiana of Evelyn Montfaucon Addison and Keysler
361
The Laurentian Library at Florence
367
The Marucellian Library
373
Its Archives
379
CHAPTER V
383
The Royal Public LIBRARY AT DRESDEN
408
Bookbinding in England under the Tudor Monarchs 967
424
Bookbinding in Scotland under James VI and in England after his Accession
430
CHAPTER VI
434
Proceedings during the Civil War Times
447
The Legacies of Seedorf and Scharbau
462
Recent Accessions
463
University Library of Jena
469
968
473
Its subsequent History and rapid Growth
475
University Library of Giessen
481
CHAPTER VIII
492
3 The LIBRARIES OF BELGIUM
506
CHAPTER IX
514
CHAPTER X
529
The Clairvaux and Bouhier MSS at Troyes
541
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545
The Arundel Library and its transfer to the Royal Society
551
Provincial Libraries of Spain
553
CHAPTER XII
556
The Libraries Act ot Queen Anne
562
National Collections must be encyclopædical
570
And of special strength in certain chosen subjects
574
Of Spain Portugal Bavaria etc
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 I
667
New Library of St Geneviève
674
The Ducal Library of Wolfenbüttel 630
681
Imperial Library at St Petersburgh
691
Astor Library at New York
700
CHAPTER II
709
Count De Labordes Design for a Library
715
Plan for a small Lending Library
722
CHAPTER III
728
CHAPTER IV
735
Recent discussions about FindingCatalogues
748
Defects of the Plan of Watts Bibliotheca Britannica
754
Robert Etiennes Scheme of 1546
760
Other Modifications of the Baconian Scheme
766
Garniers Systema Bibliothecæ Collegii Parisiensis Societatis Jesu
772
Abbé Girards Scheme
778
Conyers Middletons Bibliothecæ Cantabrigiensis ordinandæ methodus
779
Daunous Scheme
785
Hornes Outlines for the Classification of a Library
793
Merlins Scheme
801
Suggestions for the simplification of Classificatory Schemes
808
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
Specimen of an Index of Topics
881
CHAPTER VI
887
Specimen of the detailed Arrangement of a Collection of moderate
894
404
901
Synoptical Yiew of the Reference Department of the Manchester Free
907
ShowCollection of Early Printed Books arranged to illustrate
918
Classification of Prints
925
INTERNAL ADMINISTRATION
931
BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT Town COUNCILS AND CENTRAL INSPECTION
939
Means of facilitating such a System
945
The Ordinance of 828
948
The Staff required for the Routine Duties of a Library largely fre
953
Finance and Expenditure
956
CHAPTER IV
959
Changes in the Art which ensued upon the Invention of Printing
963
The English Binders of Queen Annes Time
970
Extracts from the Diary of Humphrey Wanley
972
Roger Payne his taste his manipulation and his bills
974
The Contemporaries and Successors of Roger Payne
976
Retrospective Glance at French Binding
977
Bozerian and Lesnés Character of him 978 La Reliure Poëme en six chants 978 Dibdin and his Skirmishes with the French Binders and their Poet
978
Thourenin and his Contemporaries
979
The Introduction of new Machinery into Bookbinding and its results
981
Notices of the Choice Bindings exhibited in London in 1851
982
PUBLIC ACCESS
988
The main Questions stated The Evidence collected in 1849 and 1850 through the Foreign Of fice 988
989
CHAPTER VI
1029
APPENDIX TO CHAPTER VI
1046
THE REGULATION OF LENDING LIBRARIES
1051
Registration of Issues
1057
CHAPTER VIII
1063
Observations
1069
1 Austrian Libraries
1074
Gustav Heines Account of Libraries in Portugal 1846
1075
Its Rules and Methods 873
1079
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1082
Death of Van Praet
1084
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The List of Illustrations is printed at the end of the Table of Con
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