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Author Campbell, James W. P.
Title The library : a world history / James W.P. Campbell ; photographs by Will Pryce.
Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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 Stack 12  727 C    IN LIBRARY
Description 320 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Note "Published by an arrangement with Thames & Hudson Ltd., London"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-315) and index.
Contents Lost beginnings : libraries in the ancient world -- Cloisters, codices and chests : libraries in the Middle Ages -- Cupboards, chains and stalls : libraries in the 16th century -- Walls, domes and alcoves : libraries in the 17th century -- Angels, frescoes and secret doors : libraries in the 18th century -- Iron stacks, gaslights and card catalogues : libraries in the 19th century -- Electricity, concrete and steel : libraries in the 20th century -- The future of libraries in the electronic age.
Subject Libraries -- History.
Library buildings -- History.
Library architecture -- History.
Libraries -- Pictorial works.
Library buildings -- Pictorial works.
Library architecture -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Pryce, Will, photographer.
ISBN 9780226092812 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022609281X (cloth : alkaline paper)