BIBLIOGRAFICKY KATALOG CSSR - CESKE KNIHY.
- Prague: Státní Knihovna CSSR [State Library...], 1966.
- small 8vo.
- (vi),463,1323-1692; 81,465-1313+(1) pages.
Price: $35.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 50240
Where the state is the only real publisher, the publisher's Catalogue is also a union catalogue of current titles. One year's cumulation in 2 volumes (52 weekly issues) of the Bibliographic catalogue of the CSSR, listing all the titles (6569+, including 917 govt. regulations) published in Czechoslovakia in 1966. Each issue lists new titles under headings given on the 1st page and taken from a general classification scheme which is printed in toto in issue no.1.) Entries (numbered) come under the appropriate heading and include a heading (name or 1st title word), the title, place, date & physical description, subject headings for the work, sometimes a summary of contents, and ID nos. Vol. 1 has the yearly indexes for authors, illustrators, pseudonyms, titles, translations & subjects loosely inserted. Vol. 2 has a half-year index bound in. A table of statistics for Czech publications in 1965 is tipped-in after p. 384 of vol. 1. 1st pages of issues are stamped. The binding of vol.1 is incomplete, the 1st half of it bound and attached to the front cover, and the other half loose (inserts). Vol. 2 is in fairly good condition. The paper is uniformly lightly browned.