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Author Murray, Stuart, 1948-

Title The library : an illustrated history / Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub. ; Chicago : ALA Editions, [2009]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  027.009 MUR    AVAILABLE
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Description x, 310 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), music ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The ancient libraries -- European libraries of the Middle Ages -- Asia and Islam -- Europe's high Middle Ages -- Renaissance to Reformation -- People of the book -- War and a golden age -- The library in colonial North America -- The library in the young United States -- Libraries across America -- Organization knowledge -- Libraries, librarians, and media centers.
Subject Libraries -- History.
Libraries -- Pictorial works.
ISBN 9781602397064 (alk. paper)
1602397066 (alk. paper)
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