Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland

Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland

This directory is a handy on-volume discovery tool that will allow readers to locate rare book and special collections in the British Isles. Fully updated since the second edition was published in 1997. this comprehensive and up-to-date guide encompasses collections held in libraries, archives, museums and private hands. The Directory: Provides a national overview of rare book and special collections for those interested in seeing quickly and easily what a library holds Directs researchers to the libraries most relevant for their research Assists libraries considering acquiring new special collections to assess the value of such collections beyond the institution,showing how they fit into a ‘unique and distinctive’ model. Each entry in the Directory provides background information on the library and its purpose, full contact details, the quantity of early printed books, information about particular subject and language strengths, information about unique works and important acquisitions, descriptions of named special collections and deposited collections. Readership: Researchers, academic liaison librarians and library managers.

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Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland
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Pages: 752
Authors: Karen Attar
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-31 - Publisher: Facet Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Karen Attar
Categories: Rare book libraries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-21 - Publisher:

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A Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 778
Authors: Library Association. Rare Books Group
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Facet Pub

This revised edition lists approximately 1200 libraries in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, some included for the first time, with details of their rare and
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Pages: 336
Authors: Alison Cullingford
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-22 - Publisher: Facet Publishing

This comprehensive and no-nonsense guide to working with special collections and rare books is an essential day-to-day companion. Working with special collectio
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Pages: 568
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

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Pages: 564
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-24 - Publisher: Lulu.com

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Pages: 1278
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Language: en
Pages: 518
Authors: Lee S. Dutton
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-13 - Publisher: Routledge

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Pages: 594
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-28 - Publisher: Routledge

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