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Library of Congress Center for the Book

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Works: 198 works in 378 publications in 1 language and 14,240 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Quotations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Bibliography  Directories 
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Classifications: Z1003.2, 028.90973
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Library : the drama within by Diane Asséo Griliches( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of black-and-white photographs of libraries and the people who use them, taken in locations around the world, with an essay in praise of libraries by Daniel Boorstin, former Librarian of Congress
Books in our future : perspectives and proposals by Library of Congress( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of books : a guide to selected resources in the Library of Congress by Alice D Schreyer( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literacy in historical perspective by Library of Congress( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Delights of reading : quotes, notes & anecdotes by Otto L Bettman( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the writings of the great, the near-great, and the would-be-great, a delicious selection of quotes and anecdotes on that most dangerous of afflictions--the passion for books and reading
Full circle : ninety years of service in the Main Reading Room by Josephus Nelson( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books in our future : a report from the Librarian of Congress to the Congress by Library of Congress( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of a study conducted under the auspices of the Center for the Book
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Joe and Nancy were raised in a circus but on their eleventh birthday they learn their parents are still alive and need their help, so they set out on a quest filled with many extraordinary beings and adventures. Consists of twenty-seven episodes by nineteen authors and pictures by five illustrators
Books change lives : 1993-1994 reading promotion campaign( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television, the book, and the classroom : proceedings of a seminar( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading and successful living : the family-school partnership by Library of Congress( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask beneath the face reading about and with writing about and for children by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the history of libraries and scholarship : a paper presented before the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association, June 26, 1979 by I. R Willison( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In celebration, the National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints by Library of Congress( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read.gov( )

in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook for the study of book history in the United States by Ronald J Zboray( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The community of the book : a directory of selected organizations and programs by Carren Kaston( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to underscore the importance of the book and written word, Public Law 95-129 was signed by President Carter in 1977 establishing the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. This pamphlet reports on the progress made in the first year of planning during four meetings directed at potential activities, the international flow of books, organizational structure, and the history of books and printing. Also included is a list of advisors and Library of Congress staff members who attended one or more of the meetings and a verbatim reproduction of pl 95-129. (jvp)
 
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Library : the drama within
Alternative Names
Center for Books.

Center for Books in the Library of Congress.

Center for the Book.

Center for the Book (É.-U.)

Center for the Book in the Library of Congress

Center for the Book (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress

Library of Congress. Center for Books

Library of Congress Center for the Book

Library of Congress Etats-Unis Center for the book

Library of Congress Washington, DC Center for the Book

Spojené státy americké Center for the Book

United States Center for the Book

Washington (D.C.)

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English (113)

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The Delights of reading : quotes, notes & anecdotesThe Exquisite Corpse AdventureA handbook for the study of book history in the United States