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Rare book collections

H. Richard Archer

Rare book collections

some theoretical and practical suggestions for use by librarians and students

by H. Richard Archer

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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Special collections -- Rare books.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by H. Richard Archer.
    SeriesACRL monograph -- no. 27
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 128 p. --
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17480831M

    Toppan Library Rare Book Collections Highlights from the rare book collections of Toppan Library Click on the links below to see images. A manuscript Pentateuch, written in Samaritan. Rare Book Room and Collections Rare Book Room. The Rare Book Room is located on the second floor, entrance level of MacMillan Law Library in room M For access to the Rare Book Room, please contact Jason LeMay. Rare Book Collection.

    Among the largest in American public libraries, the Rare Book Department exists to serve the people of Philadelphia, as well as the students, scholars, and researchers who use its collections. Pages in category "Rare book libraries" The following 27 pages are in this category, out of 27 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

    Rare Book Collections. The major emphases of Special Collections’ rare book holdings are American history and literature. The collections are approximately , in number of volumes. As Thomas Jefferson was the founder of the University of Virginia, he was also the creator of its library, selecting all of the nearly 7, books for it. Rare Book Collections @ Princeton News of acquisitions, holdings, and activities of the Rare Book Division in the Department of Rare Books and .


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