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Raymond Irwin on The English Library

Raymond Irwin on The English Library

1st Edition

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By Raymond Irwin
December 13, 2021

Published in 1964 and 1966 and incorporating the earlier Origins of the English Library (1954), these 2 volumes were written by an authority on libraries from across the world, and the first director after World War 2 of the School of Librarianship at University College London, Raymond Irwin. ...

The English Library Sources and History

The English Library: Sources and History

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Raymond Irwin
December 13, 2021

Originally published in 1966, this book studied the background against which libraries in England have developed since classical times and the part they played in the formation of 20th Century bibliographic culture and bibliomania. Part 1 discusses the power of the written book in antiquity and ...

The Heritage of the English Library

The Heritage of the English Library

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Raymond Irwin
December 13, 2021

Originally published in 1964 this volume continues the studies of the history of libraries and incorporates material included in The Origins of the English Library with some additional material. It was published at a time when there was a marked revival of interest in the historical background of ...

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