Free town libraries, their formation, management, and history; in Britain, France, Germany & America. Together with brief notices of book-collectors, and of the respective places of deposit of their surviving collections. By Edward Edwards.
|Main Author:||Edwards, Edward, 1812-1886.|
New York, J. Wiley and son; [etc.,etc.] 1869.
"The primary purpose of this volume is to serve as a handbook for promoters and managers of free town libraries ... Its secondary purpose is to compare British experience in that matter with foreign, and particularly with American experience."
Book iv, "Historical notices of book collectors" covers 1093 collections.
xiv, , 371 <262> p.
|Original Classification Number:||Z721 .E26|
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