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Modern Library Practice

Sheila Ritchie

Modern Library Practice

A Manual & Textbook

by Sheila Ritchie

  • 317 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11581206M
    ISBN 100950582859
    ISBN 109780950582856

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    The old practice of chaining books to their cases was gradually abandoned; and the change to the present arrangement, standing books with their spines facing outward, began in France—probably with the personal library of the lawyer, councillor of state, historian, and .   One of the enduring pleasures of the Modern Library in its ever-mutable glory days was the appearance of books that briefly gained classic status by sole virtue of their inclusion.

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