Memoirs of Libraries, Volume 2

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Contents

Discovery of an old Collection of Historical Works
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Page
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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
The Historical MSS at Blenheim
146
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149
Evelyns Experiences in the loan of MSS
153
The Roscoe and Madden Catalogue
159
PURCHASES
169
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CHAPTER II
188
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THE CONGRESSIONAL AND STATE LIBRARIES OF THE UNITED STATES
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 Gifts of Petrarch and of Bessarion
319
Foundation of the Town Libraries of Lyons
321
ANALYTICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS XXXV
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
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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
Proceedings during the Civil War Times
447
The Legacies of Seedorf and Scharbau
462
Recent Accessions
463
University Library of Jena
469
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
3
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
CHAPTER 1
569
The Copytax springs from a Censorship
577
Of Sweden of Russia and of America
583
The Copyright Committee of 1813
589
Mr Powers Evidence and Suggestions
595
Seressity of Modifications
601
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
Astor Library at New York
700
CHAPTER II
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
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
791
Alberts Scheme
798
Sehleiermachers Bibliographisches System der gesammten Wissenschafts
804
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
The Parochial Library of Leslie and Bishop Burnet at Saltoun
918
Classification of Prints
923
INTERNAL ADMINISTRATION
931
BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT Town COUNCILS AND CENTRAL INSPECTION
939
Means of facilitating such a System
945
The Staff required for the Routine Duties of a Library largely fre
953
Diana of Poitiers as a Patron of Bookbinders 966
955
Finance and Expenditure
956
CHAPTER IV
959
Bookbinding in England under the Tudor Monarchs
962
Bookbinding in Scotland under James VI and in England after his Accession
962
Changes in the Art which ensued upon the Invention of Printing
963
Amateur Binding The Protestant Nunnery at Little Gidding etc
973
The English Binders of Queen Annes Time
973
Extracts from the Diary of Humphrey Wanley
973
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
1010
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
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