Papers presented at a conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section held in Toronto, June 14-17, 1977.
Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. Papers presented at a conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section held in Toronto, June 14-17, 1977. Includes bibliographical references.
The section is devoted to supporting the activities of special collections libraries and archives and promotes the interests of librarians, archivists, curators, and others concerned with the acquisition, organization, preservation, administration, and uses of special collections.
ACRL Publications in Librar-ianship n. 0. Chicago: American Library Assn. This volume consists of seven papers read. at the eighteenth conference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of ACRL in Toronto, June 14-17, 1977. In his preface William Matheson of the Library of Con-gress states that this is only the fifth occa-sion for which conference papers have ap-peared in book form.
Published January 1st 1978 by American Library Association. of the 19Th-Century British and North American Book Trade (Acrl Publications in Librarianship, No. 4.
Book Selling and Book. by William Neal Nelson. Published January 1st 1978 by American Library Association. 083893224X (ISBN13: 9780838932247).
Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS).
by Richard G. Landon. Library descriptions. No library descriptions found.
Chicago Distribution Center. The Library Quarterly.
Up to the middle of the 19th century the book production and dissemination in Estonia was in the hands of Baltic German entrepreneurs and depended on the political and economic developments not only in Russia but also in Germany. In the middle of the 19th century there were only 5 bookshops in Estonia located in bigger towns – Tallinn and Tartu. In 1870 the number of bookshops reached 13. The greater ascent can be noticed in the last decade of the period – 1870–1880 when 20 new bookshops were opened
LOUISE S. ROBBINS is an assistant professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Her publications have appeared in journals such as Libraries and Culture, Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, and Library Quarterly.
The revival of the secular book trade. By the last quarter of the century, largely as a result of compulsory education, the potential market for magazines had greatly increased, and the public was avid for miscellaneous information and light entertainment. Humanistic and vernacular books. The age of early printing: 1450–1550. Early printer-publishers in Germany. The first man in Britain to discover this was George Newnes, who liked snipping out any paragraph that appealed to him. In 1881 he turned his hobby to advantage by publishing a penny magazine, Tit-Bits from all the Most Interesting Books, Periodicals and Contributors in the World, soon shortened to Tit-Bits (in 1968 restyled Titbits).