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The Backs of Books; and Other Essays in Librarianship. [The Vatican Library; Book-Hunting in Rome; Should the Librarian be a Bibliophile?; Decade of Library Progress in America; Cataloging as an Asset; Theory of Reference Work, etc] by  1871-1955  William Warner - Hardcover - 1926 - from Joseph Valles - Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Backs of Books; and Other Essays in Librarianship. [The Vatican Library; Book-Hunting in Rome; Should the Librarian be a Bibliophile?; Decade of Library Progress in America; Cataloging as an Asset; Theory of Reference Work, etc]

by Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955

Condition: Very Good


Baltimore : The Williams and Wilkins Co, 1926., 1926. Very Good. ix, 338+[4] pp. ; tan cloth, with pasted paper spine label ; OCLC: 1385886 ; LC: Z665; Dewey: 020.4 ; spine label has a tear ; tiny spot on front cover ; contemporary bookseller's label from Strassburg, PA on front ep ; heraldic bookplate stamp on f ront ep ; slight foxing ; VG
  • Bookseller: Joseph Valles - Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1718
  • Title: The Backs of Books; and Other Essays in Librarianship. [The Vatican Library; Book-Hunting in Rome; Should the Librarian be a Bibliophile?; Decade of Library Progress in America; Cataloging as an Asset; Theory of Reference Work, etc]
  • Author: Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Baltimore : The Williams and Wilkins Co, 1926.
  • Date published: 1926
  • Keywords: vatican rome library libraries librarianship cataloging storage retrieval books book hunting collecting bibliophiles catalogs card cutter library congress new york public michigan university printing incunabula card catalog vatican library detroit j
  • Bookseller catalogs: Catalog 76 - Books and Bibliography;
  • Subjects: LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading;

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