Wien: 1979, 1979. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 127+(1) pages. Fifth edition. Contains 61 illustrations and 16 plates in color. Private ownership ink stamp at bottom of title page. READ MORE about DIE ÖSTERREICHISCHE NATIONALBIBLIOTHEK, GESCHICHTE
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Katalog der Ausstellung aus Anlaß des 25jährigen Dienstjubiläums des Generaldirektors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Bick
Wien: H. Bauer-Verlag, 1948. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), xiii, (iv), 126 pages followed by plates. Katalog der Ausstellung aus Anlaß des 25jährigen Dienstjubiläums des Generaldirektors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Bick. The exterior of this copy is moderately soiled and shows minor wear. The lower fore-edge corner of the front wrapper has been folded, and the stiff paper is cracked on the inner surface. A loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference..... READ MORE about 25 JAHRE NEUERWERBUNGEN DER ÖSTERREICHISCHEN NATIONALBIBLIOTHEK, 1923-1948
N.P. n.p., 1963. 4to. cord-tied stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. This keepsake consists of a menu for a luncheon in honor of Frederick B. Adams given on December 2, 1963, a chronology of "Some notable events at the Pierpont Morgan Library as seen by the Poets and Chroniclers," and a list of attendees. READ MORE about F.B.A. JR
Ann Arbor: The Clements Library Associates, 1951. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (8) pages. Small pamphlet with biographical content printed to commemorate the life of this noted librarian. READ MORE about RANDOLPH GREENFIELD ADAMS, 1892-1951
Ann Arbor: William L. Clements Library, 1962. large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 35 pages. Limited to 750 copies. Includes a bibliography by Georgia Haugh and a biography by Howard H. Peckham. READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RANDOLPH G. ADAMS WITH AN INTRODUCTRY MEMOIR
Nairobi: Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, 1968. 8vo. paper wrappers. vi, 54 pages. African librarianship. Presentation to Siefred Taubert thanking him for getting Kenya into the Frankfurt Book Fair. READ MORE about INTRODUCING AND RUNNING CLASS LIBRARIES
London: Commonwealth Secretariat, n.d. (circa 1975). small 4to. paper wrappers, fabric spine. (iv), 76 pages, Includes papers on publishing in Africa, on libraries for schools, and on textbooks for Africa. READ MORE about REPORT OF THE COMMONWEALTH AFRICAN BOOK DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR, IBADAN, NIGERIA, 2-14 FEBRUARY 1975
Oxford: Hans Zell, 1980. 4to. cloth. xxxiI, 244, (10) pages. Second edition, revised and expanded. Lists a total of 4,028 institutions and organizations, including libraries, publishers, the retail book trade, research institutions with publishing programs, book industry and literary associations, and the major periodicals and newspapers published throughout the African continent. Presentation from editor to Sigfred Taubert on free endpaper. READ MORE about THE AFRICAN BOOK WORLD & PRESS--A DIRECTORY
The Keepsake of an Exhibition Stettinius Gallery-Division of Archives and Manuscripts, 1 March-31 August 1988
n.p. (University of Virginia, 1988). oblong 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. The Keepsake of an Exhibition Stettinius Gallery-Division of Archives and Manuscripts, 1 March-31 August 1988. A commemoration of the semicentennial of Alderman Library's beginning by reviewing some major events that led to the Library's international stature as a major housing of academic research collections. READ MORE about ALDERMAN LIBRARY: 50 YEARS
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1991. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. iv, 87 pages. Occasional Papers No.6. A handlist of this collection, with dates and a short description of the contents of each entry. Combined author/subject index. Covers rubbed along edges. READ MORE about HANDLIST OF LIBRARY CATALOGUES AND LISTS OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY...
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1991. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. iv, 87 pages. Occasional Papers No.6. A handlist of this collection, with dates and a short description of the contents of each entry. Combined author/subject index. Distributed for the Bibliographical Society. READ MORE about HANDLIST OF LIBRARY CATALOGUES AND LISTS OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY...
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1992. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 190 pages. Second edition, revised. Edited by Nancy H. Burkett and John B. Hench and a foreword by Jill Ker Conway. Illustrated. READ MORE about UNDER ITS GENEROUS DOME, THE COLLECTIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY
Worcester (MA): American Antiquarian Society, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cloth-covered slipcase with paper label on front. 183+(1); 81 pages. 2 volumes. The American Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by the printer Isaiah Thomas and associates for the purpose of preserving the records of the American Revolution. The Society is today a major archive of materials for American History. One volume is a brief history of the Society and a description of its collections... READ MORE about THE COLLECTIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY: A 175TH ANNIVERSARY GUIDE
Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society, 2012. 6.75 x 10 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 454 pages. Revised Edition. Founded in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1812 by Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer and leading publisher of the new nation, the American Antiquarian Society reflects his vision for the printed record of America's history-its preservation and its interpretation. Over two centuries, beginning with Thomas's gift of his own extensive library of books and newspapers, this learned society has become... READ MORE about THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY, 1812-2012: A BICENTENNIAL HISTORY
Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society for the associates of the John Carter Brown Library, 1950. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 110 pages. Exhibition catalogue which describes books which characterize the colonial home, farm, industry, arts and crafts, science and medicine, education and many more aspects of colonial life. READ MORE about THE COLONIAL SCENE, (1602-1800), A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS EXHIBITED AT THE JOHN CARTER LIBRARY IN THE...
N.P. (Friends of the Amherst College Library, 1995). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. A compilation of reflections by various chairmen, etc. as well as various appendices. Written in ink on front cover is "Frost Library_______" which appears on the first page. Minor wear. READ MORE about FRIENDS OF THE AMHERST COLLEGE LIBRARY TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY 1968-1993
Serie "Temas Archivisticos " No. 5
Buenos Aires: Edition de Homenaje, 1973. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 115, (3) pages. Serie "Temas Archivisticos " No. 5. Rusted along staples. READ MORE about NOTICIA SINÓPTICA SOBRE DOCUMENTACIÓN EN EL ARCHIVO DEL MUSEO COLONIAL E HISTÓRICO "...
Washington D.C. Center for the Book, Library of Congress, 2002. 8vo. cloth , dust jacket. 298 pages. This historic and important work is based on a series of papers presented at the 1998 International Federation of Library Associations conference in Paris. The work contains 26 essays focusing on the effects the Cold War had on Western and Communist libraries, publishers, cultural diplomacy, political censorship and the freedom to read. As a whole, this well-written work... READ MORE about BOOKS, LIBRARIES, READING & PUBLISHING IN THE COLD WAR
New York: Press of J. J. Little & Co., 1888. large 8vo. cloth. Variously paginated. A complete, but condensed, list of all the separate works in the library up to the time of publication. It is a subject analysis of the books arranged in alphabetical and sub-alphabetical order of topics, broken up into as minute divisions as the amount of material on hand seemed to render necessary, with a copious alphabetical index for ready reference... READ MORE about FINDING LIST OF THE APPRENTICES LIBRARY
Göttingen: Evangelisches Bibliothekar-Lehrinstitut, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1977. one large 8vo. & 3 small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers with fabric covered spine. (iv),iii,46; 48; (xxii),44,xxiv; x,70 pages. 4 volumes. Volumes 4, 6, 7, and 8 in this series. Includes studies of journalistic documentation of news in public libraries, of specialized bibliographies and catalogues, on the catalogue of a children's library, and on organizations for evangelical books. READ MORE about ARBEITEN AUS DEM EVANGELISCHEN BIBLIOTHEKAR-LEHRINSTITUT
Washington: National Gallery of Art / New York: G. Braziller, 1998. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 415 pages. First edition. catalogue of 144 Northern European books on architecture, antiquities, and decoration, from the 16th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art. Introductory essay by Harry Francis Mallgrave. Bibliographic descriptions by Gerald Beasley, Claire Baines, Henry Raine. Illustrated books containing scenes of architectural interest, views of interiors, etc.... READ MORE about MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, NORTHERN EUROPEAN, VOL. III
Washington: National Gallery of Art / New York: G. Braziller, 1998. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xv, 392 pages. First edition. catalogue of ninety-seven British books, many of them folios, on architecture from the 17th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art. Covers seventy-seven architects and one firm (Hepplewhite). Includes important English translations of non-English architects (Palladio et al.), and a few non-architectural items. Each numbered entry is... READ MORE about THE MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, VOL. II, BRITISH BOOKS
Washington and New York: National Gallery of Art and George Braziller, (2000). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xxiii, 545+(1) pages. First edition. Scholarly catalogue of Italian and Spanish books on architecture, antiquities, and decoration, from the 15th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Italy produced illustrated architectural books that surpass those from any other publishing center in the originality of their content and in... READ MORE about MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, VOL. IV ITALIAN AND SPANISH BOOKS FIFTEENTH THROUGH...
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. ix, 221 pages. First edition. This annotated bibliography describes 147 architectural treatises and building handbooks that were available in American libraries and bookstores prior to 1800. The books listed were highly influential in colonial America. Originally published as part of the PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY in 1985, this revised and expanded edition is the first hardcover edition. ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS IN EARLY AMERICA... READ MORE about ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS IN EARLY AMERICA, ARCHITECTURAL TREATISES AND BUILDING HANDBOOKS IN AMERICAN...
Washington: National Gallery of Art / New York: G. Braziller, 1993. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xxv, 512 pages. First edition. catalogue of 172 French books on architecture, antiquities, and decoration, from the 16th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art. Includes important French translations of non-French works, and a few engineering books, along with some illustrated books containing scenes of architectural interest, views of interiors, etc. Each... READ MORE about THE, VOL. 1 MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, FRENCH BOOKS