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ISBN: 0521626471
Author: Peter Fox
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (August 28, 1998)
Pages: 237
Category: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Subcategory: Reference
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This book is a celebration of the treasures of the library by a group of eminent scholars. Extensively illustrated with over 200 photographs, Cambridge University Library: The Great Collections offers a unique perspective on a remarkable institution. See all Product description.

Owen Chadwick, "The Acton Library", in: Peter Fox, e. Cambridge University Library: The Great Collections, Cambridge University Press, 1998, p. 142. ^ William Younger Fletcher, English Book Collectors, London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, 1902 (Th. . ^ William Younger Fletcher, English Book Collectors, London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, 1902 (The English Bookman's Library), pp. 309-312.

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This book is a celebration of the treasures of the library by a group of eminent scholars. Chapters have been selected to illustrate the vast range of the library's collections from fourth century manuscripts to contemporary writers. Extensively illustrated with over two hundred photographs, many of them in colour and published for the first time, Cambridge University library: The Great Collections off ers a unique perspective on a remarkable institution.

The Library's main collection of printed books with manuscript annotations. Scandalous and libellous books: the Arc Collection at Cambridge University Library" Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society XV/4 (2015), 625-645. See the Provenance section of Specialist departmental catalogues for further information. Arc "Scandalous and libellous books: the Arc Collection at Cambridge University Library" Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society XV/4 (2015), 625-645. Part of the Parish Library of Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire. Duplicates of books already in the University Library were acquired by Essex University. For further information on this collection, see the Bassingbourn collection.

Peter Fox is a British university librarian and author. From 1973 to 1977, Peter Fox worked as an assistant library officer at Cambridge University Library in Cambridge, then as an assistant under-librarian from 1977 to 1978, and after that, from 1978 to 1979, as under-librarian. At Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, he was a deputy librarian from 1979 to 1984. In 1994, Fox worked a librarian at Cambridge University Library. From 1978 to 1979, he worked at British Library Project on Teaching and Learning Skills for Librarians. From 1984 to 1994, he worked at the Committee on Library Cooperation in Ireland, and from 1990 to 1991, he was a chairman.

Chapters have been selected to illustrate the vast range of the Library's collections: from the fifth-century Codex Bezae to the archives of contemporary writers and politicians; from medieval manuscripts to the letters of Charles Darwin; on history, theology, politics, sociology, art history, biology, agriculture, mathematics, and astronomy.

The Cambridge Library Collection - books of enduring scholarly value. Fox, Peter (e. (1998) Cambridge University Library: the Great Collections. Cambridge University Press. Royal Library: The books that built the library. Cambridge University, Cambridge, England. University of Winchester Library Tour. The collection was bequeathed to the University Library by George I in 1715, hence the name. The library of the Royal Commonwealth Society, containing books, periodicals, pamphlets, photographs and manuscripts relating to the British Empire and the Commonwealth. ISBN 0-521-62636-6 (Paperback.

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oceedings{Fox1998CambridgeUL, title {Cambridge University Library : the great collections}, author {Peter John Fox}, year {1998} }. Peter John Fo. Introduction Peter Fox 1. History of the library David McKitterick 2. The Codex Bezae David Parker 3. Illuminated medieval manuscripts George Henderson 4. The Genizah fragments: a unique archive Stefan C. Reif 5. Printed Books 1450-1550 Dennis E. Rhodes 6. The Royal Library: John Moore and his books Jayne Ringrose 7. The voyages pittoresques et romantiques dans l'ancienne France Michael Twyman. 8. Agriculture, food, and famine in Japan Peter Kornicki 9. The Darwin papers Frederick Burkhardt 10.

Cambridge University Library is one of the world's great research libraries. This book is a celebration of the treasures of the library by a group of eminent scholars. Chapters have been selected to illustrate the vast range of the library's collections from fourth century manuscripts to contemporary writers. Extensively illustrated with over two hundred photographs, many of them in color and published for the first time, this book offers a unique perspective on a remarkable institution.

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