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Title:
The private library : what we do know, what we don't know, what we ought to know about our books
Author:
Humphreys, Arthur Lee, 1865-1946.
Publication Information:
London : Strangeways & sons, 1897.
Physical Description:
vi pages, 162 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is a good edition? -- What is a fine copy? -- Book values. --On the care of books. -- The art of reading. -- Common-place books. --Reference books. -- Boudoir libraries. -- Bookbinding. -- Book hobbies. -- Old country libraries. -- Weeding out. -- The catalogue. -- Classification of books. -- Bookcases. -- Miscellaneous appliances. -- The library annexe. -- A librarian. -- The library architecturally. -- Munificent book-buying. -- The Medici and their friends. -- The Dukes of Urbino. -- Pieresc. -- Mr. Ruskin's advice.
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Book

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