Washington: (Library of Congress), 1926. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 67+(1) pages, plates. Amplification and revision of a previous publication describing the mission and responsibilities of the Library of Congress. Frontispiece illustration of the main library building. Foreword, bibliography, black and white plate, floor plans. Wrappers lightly soiled. READ MORE
30 volumes bound in 14
Washington: The Library of Congress, 1945-. thick 8vo. later cloth with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. 30 volumes bound in 14. A run of this periodical. Many interesting articles with illustrations. Includes volumes 3 -22, 25-26, 29-34, and 37-38. Unfortunately part of this set has been exposed to water damage which has left some pages with spots and wrinkling. Loosely inserted is a commemorative booklabel which indicates that this set came from the reference library... READ MORE
Washington: (The Library of Congress), 1926. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi),113+(1); (iv),45-99 pages. 2 Volumes. Volume 1 "Some Notable Items that it Has"; Volume 2 "Desiderata: A Selection." Tipped in frontispiece. Foreword in first volume signed by librarian Herbert Putnam. Contains listings of acquistions and items desired for acquisition. Five black and white plates. Wrappers chipped and tanned at edges. Front hinge of first volume cracked. READ MORE
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1934. small 8vo. cloth. 186 pages. Fourth edition. These notes include subjects such as the history of the library, list of book funds, list of officers, the statutes of the University relating to the library and more. Spine faded. READ MORE
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1934. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 186 pages. Fourth edition. Notes on the history of the Harvard University Library, including the accumulation of the special collections, the buildings, the book funds, etc., are documented. READ MORE
Philadelphia: M. Thomas & Sons, Auctioneers, 1881. 8vo. later quarter cloth, with marbled paper-covered boards. 144 pages. McKay 2734. A catalogue of the auction held in 1881 of the Harmar library which contained early printed and rare books, Greek and Latin classics, Americana, works on the fine arts, bibliographies, biographies, poetry, drama, travels, general, history and more. 2728 entries. Nineteenth century library markings. Hinges cracked, covers rubbed, front board detached. Small hole in title page. READ MORE
N.P. n.p., 1944. large 12mo. paper wrappers. (14) pages. An updated list of books donated in 1943 to the library. It lists the title, author and donor. Includes a facsimile of the manuscript list of the original donors in 1879. Acquisition date in ink on front cover. READ MORE
(New Haven): Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 2002. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 20 pages. Exhibition, November 2002-January 2003, to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the Charter House Buxheim library in southwestern Germany. Founded as a Carthusian monastery in 1402 and secularized in 1803, it remains a cultural focal point of that region. Essay and listing of manuscripts and books in the exhibition. Color illustrations on endpapers and throughout text. READ MORE
Bloomington: The Lilly Library, 1985. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 157+(1) pages. With a preface by William R. Cagle, a history by Cecil K. Byrd and 15 chapters on different collections held by the library. Filled with illustrations in color. Name in ink at top of half-title. READ MORE
9 volumes. With eight additional volumes for 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836-1838 (Printed Books), 1836-1839 (Natural Hisstory, Antiquities and Prints), 1841-1845 (manuscripts), 1854-1875, (manuscripts volume II of II only).
London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1833-1877. 8vo. two volumes in original paper-covered boards, last volume in original publiusher's cloth, others in later library buchram. Various paginations. 9 volumes. With eight additional volumes for 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836-1838 (Printed Books), 1836-1839 (Natural Hisstory, Antiquities and Prints), 1841-1845 (manuscripts), 1854-1875, (manuscripts volume II of II only). Ninteenth century library markings. Boards detached with spines lacking on three volumes. READ MORE
(New York: The Guild of Book Workers, Inc.), 1979. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 46 pages. Listing of items in the Guild of Book Workers Library. Includes brief history of the library. Symbols in margin note subject. Listing of library regulations laid in. READ MORE
Brooklyn: Long Island Historical Society, 1881. 8vo. later quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, original paper wrappers bound-in. (iv), ix, (1), 132 pages. A catalogue of the recent additions to the Long Island Historical Society presented May 10, 1881. Ex-library with markings throughout. Includes an introduction by librarian George Hannah and a table of contents. Loss of leather to head and tail of spine, boards rubbed and worn at the edges and corners. Half-title detached, READ MORE
3 volumes. Second Edition.
London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), 1975. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (iv), 420; (ii), 421-838; (ii), 839-1275+(1) pages. 3 volumes. Second Edition. These volumes contain the titles of serial publications held in the General Library, in the libraries of the Departments of Botany, Entomology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology, Zoology, and in the Zoological Museum, Tring. It includes all titles received up to April 1975, totalling some 17,000 entries. Includes approximately 4,000 new entries and 2,700... READ MORE