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Famous libraries of the world: their history, collections and administrations

Margaret Burton

Famous libraries of the world: their history, collections and administrations

by Margaret Burton

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Published by Grafton & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby Margaret Burton ... under the direction of and with an introduction by Arundell Esdaile ...
    SeriesThe world"s great libraries ... II
    ContributionsEsdaile, Arundell James Kennedy, 1880-1956.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ721 .B97
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 458 p.
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6356229M
    LC Control Number37018592
    OCLC/WorldCa1413784

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Famous libraries of the world: their history, collections and administrations. London, Grafton & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Burton; Arundell James Kennedy Esdaile. The history of libraries The ancient world.

In earliest times there was no distinction between a record room (or archive) and a library, and in this sense libraries can be said to have existed for almost as long as records have been kept. A temple in the Babylonian town of Nippur, dating from the first half of the 3rd millennium bc, was found to have a number of rooms filled with clay tablets.

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