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History Libraries in World 3e

Johnson/Harris

History Libraries in World 3e

by Johnson/Harris

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11320283M
ISBN 100810809494
ISBN 109780810809499

  This hefty coffee table book presents the origins of some of the most distinguished and beautiful libraries around the world. There are only 23 libraries featured in here but I found the selection to be well-made, though it focuses almost exclusively on the great libraries in Europe, one in Russia, and several from the United s:   The Library: A World History. James WP Campbell with photographs by Will Pryce. Thames & Hudson, pp, Telegraph offer price: £43 plus £ p&p (RRP £48). In History Book .

  An artistic interpretation of the Library of Alexandria based on archaeological evidence by O. Von Corven. (Photo: Public Domain) In the Hellenistic Era—that’s BC to 31 BC, for all you. by multiple authors includes books The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance, Revised Edition, The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: .

  Addendum (Decem ): The World's Most Beautiful Libraries was published in In the exquisite Rococo interior of the Duchess Anna Amalia Library in Weimar, another of the libraries featured in the book, was gutted by fire and many of its , books Reviews:   A place that holds the Book of Kells – the splendidly embellished Gospel volume that dates back to the early 9th century – is special just for that fact, but the Old Library at Trinity College Library Dublin would be a wonder regardless. Its Long Room contains , of the most aged books in the library’s collection.


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Algeria Timgad ( A.D.) (modern Algeria) The library was a gift to the Roman people and province of Thamugadi or Timgad by Julius Quintianus Flavius Rogatianus in the third century.

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