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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

Author: Edward Edwards
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley and Son, 1869.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edwards, Edward, 1812-1886.
Free town libraries, their formation, management, and history.
New York, J. Wiley and son; [etc., etc.] 1869
(OCoLC)794350161
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Edwards
OCLC Number: 1385548
Notes: "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.
Description: xiv, [2], 371, 262 pages : folded tables ; 22 cm
Contents: Book the first. Free town libraries, at home. --
Book the second. Free town libraries, abroad. --
Book the third. Free town libraries, in America. --
Book the fourth. Brief notices of collectors.
Responsibility: By Edward Edwards.

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