Cambridge: University Press, 1967. 795pp., 4to, green cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly worn. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1967. A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
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1907. Map. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4". This interesting map of the United States in 1902 depicts libraries and institutions established by Andrew Carnegie. It distinguishes between technical institutions, libraries, and education institutions, also including museums and galleries. A list of institutions he established in Great Britain and Ireland is present as well.
Somerville: Mary Hyde, 1967. 2 volumes. Numerous b/w photo illustrations. Black cloth-backed boards with gilt-lettered spines, in a marbled board slipcase. Somerville, N.J.: Donald & Mary Hyde, 1967. Fine in fine slipcase. Limited Edition of 1000/1250 copies.
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1901. A few plates. 4to, original blue cloth, paper spine label, cloth lightly soiled, first page of introduction is chipped in margins, a few pages with a few pencil marks in the margins. Worcester: Published by the Society, 1901.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Library, 1976. Fine.
New York: New York Public Library, 1960. Frontis portrait. xix + 219pp., tall 8vo, blue cloth; lightly rubbed, minor bumping to lower corners. New York: New York Public Library, 1960. A very good copy.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929. Illustrated in black and white. 555 pages, thick 8vo, navy cloth. New Haven: Yale University Press, (1929). A near fine copy.
San Diego: Friends of the San Diego Public Library, 1983. Illus. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. (San Diego): Friends of the San Diego Public Library, (1983). Presentation copy.
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1958. Illustrated in black & white. 185pp. 8vo, blue cloth, dust wrapper (some soiling to surface). Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1958. Limited edition of 1000. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Washington: The Library of Congress, 2004. Illustrated (color & b/w). 569 pages. 4to., dark blue cloth covered boards, spine slightly cocked, glossy wrappers. Washington, DC: The Library of Congress, (2004). A very good(+) copy in a near fine wrapper.
Chicago: George F. Cram & Co., 1912. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 27" x 43". Large folding map of Vermont showing libraries across the state. Notes free and paid libraries including traveling libraries and libraries organized with State aid. Highlights steam and electric railroad lines and shows towns, major routes, rivers and mountains. Includes key and legend below title. Verso includes index. In excellent condition. Some toning near left margins. After serving in the Union army, George F. Cram (1842-1928)...
New York: Carol Southern Books, 1995. Beautifully and profusely illustrated. 248pp., 4to, cloth. New York: Carol Southern Books, 1995. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket.
1836-1936. illus. 8vo, cloth-backed boards. Buffalo: Privately printed, 1937.
Washington: Library of Congress, 1993. With over 200 color illustrations. 323. 4to, pictorial wrappers. Washington: Library of Congress in association with Yale University Press and Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, (1993). A fine copy.
Boston: Gregg Press, 1972. 105pp. 8vo, green cloth. Boston: Gregg Press, 1972. Top edges foxed, else a near fine copy.
New Haven: 1966. Fine content A.L.S. 4to. 1 page, personal letterhead, Yale University, New Haven, April 28, 1966, to a librarian in Pusan, South Korea, reflecting on the influence of public libraries have held on his life, in part: "...My mother was a small-town librarian for 28 years, and so I feel this with real conviction. She helped hundreds and hundreds of young people to develop an enthusiasm for reading - which, when all is said and done, is a....
Bern: 1917. 1 page on "Deutsche Kriegsgefangenen-Fursorge Bern" letterhead, 11 x 8.5 inches, Bern, June 22, 1917. Signed in full by the Nobel Prize-winning author, thanking a donor for his contribution to prison libraries, in part: "...Lassen Sie mich Ihnen. auch im Namen der Gefangen, dafur den herzlichsten Dank Sagen!..." Partial tears along the folds; edges chipped. Good condition.
New York: Putnam, 1970. Profusely illustrated, including some full page color plates. 320 pages, 4to, green cloth, dust wrapper (some edgwear) New York: Putnam (1970). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Great libraries in Europe and the U.S.
Paris: Stock, 1971. Profusely illustrated, including some full page color plates. 320 pages with text in French. Thick 4to, green cloth, d.w. Paris: Editions Stock, (1971). First French edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Great libraries in Europe and the U.S.
Cambridge: Harvard, 1967. Profusely illustrated, including ten color plates. 255pp. Folio, black cloth, plain mylar wrapper (chipped). Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1967. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good(+) wrapper.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1927. Illustrated in black & white. 375pp. 8vo, dark blue cloth, d.w. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1927. Bookplate on endpaper, still a very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Paris: Belin, 1782. Xxi, [III], 3720pp, small Roman & italic type (notes in a smaller size), woodcut headpiece. Contemporary gilt ruled autumn leaf calf, gilt bee design repeated on flat spine, blue leather spine label, marbled edges, joints cracked, top of spine rubbed. Paris: Belin, 1782. First Edition. Very good (+). The first study of the Bibliotheque Nationale, with the subsequently suppressed passages describing other Parisian libraries. The bulk of the text comprises an architecturally organized tour of the various...
Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2003. Illus. 4to, brown boards, d.w. sunned on front and spine portions, d.w. with small tear, bottom of front board faded. (Dublin): Four Courts Press, (2003).
Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin, 1903. 161 pages, rubricated title, headings and tailpiees. deckled edges, 12mo, decorative 1/2 tan leather, marbled boards, slipcase. Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin/ Riverside Press, 1903. Near fine. Number 17 of 419 copies printed by the Riverside Press.
Princeton: Princeton University Library, 1974. Sparsely illustrated in black & white by George Cruikshank. xvi+258pp. 8vo, two-toned cloth. Princeton: Princeton University Library, 1974. Sunned edges with weakened hinge, still a very good(-) copy. The Princeton University Library Chronicle, Volume XXV, Nos. 1 & 2. With essays by Robert L. Patten, John Fowles, E.D.H. Johnson, Ronald Paulson, Richard A. Vogler, Anthony Burton, John Harvey, Louis James, David Kunzle, Michael Steig, Harry Stone, and William Feaver.