In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays (Large Print Edition) by Augustine Birrell

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The Bodleian Library (/ ˈ b ɒ d l i ən, b ɒ d ˈ l iː ən /) is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in over 12 million items, it is the second-largest library in Britain after the British the Legal Deposit Libraries Act it is one of six legal deposit libraries for works published in the United Kingdom.

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Hope you. Since it has expanded, slowly at first but with increasing momentum over the last years, to keep pace with the ever-growing accumulation of books, papers and other materials.

Thomas Bodley’s foresight in signing his agreement with the Stationers’ Company means that the Bodleian is now a Legal Deposit library and receives a.

This fascinating book describes the history of Oxford University's great academic library, from the foundation of Cobham's Library inRichard de Bury's library at Durham College, Duke Humphrey's Library, Sir Thomas Bodley's bequest and on to the late nineteenth century.

This collection of essays illustrates various pressures and concerns—both practical and theoretical—related to the study of print culture.

Procedural difficulties range from doubts about the reliability of digitized resources to concerns with the limiting parameters of 'national' book history.

Without a doubt the best book I have read in thus far, Thick: And Other Essays is thick with wit, intelligence, and an assured self-awareness.

Tressie McMillan Cottom addresses many topics within the realm of black womanhood, including beauty standards and whiteness, ethnic differences within the black community, socioeconomic class and assimilating into capitalism, and more/5(K).

In the decision was taken to build a new library, with space for five million books, library departments and reading rooms, on a site occupied by a row of old timber houses on the north side of Broad Street. The New Bodleian, as it was known then. The Bodleian Libraries are a collection of 28 libraries that serve the University of Oxford in England, including, most famously, the Bodleian Library itself, as well as many other (but not all) central and faculty libraries.

As of the –17 year, the libraries collectively hold almost 13 million printed items, as well as numerous other objects and artefacts. In November the Bodleian Libraries acquired its 12 millionth printed book: a unique copy of a pamphlet entitled Poetical Essay on the Existing State of Things, written by ‘a Gentleman of the University of Oxford’ and printed in The pamphlet was the work of Percy Bysshe Shelley (–), then a student at Oxford University.

Special tours of the Library and visits to other libraries in the UK and abroad. Friends' newsletter. Annual lecture with special guest speaker A 10% discount on purchases from the Bodleian Shop.

A 10% discount at the Bodleian Café in the Weston Library. 10% discount on the price of a Bodleian Reader Card Guest pass to Duke Humfrey's Library.

In my first blog, I mentioned the twice-daily deliveries of books from our Book Storage Facility in Swindon to the Old Bodleian site- as well as other Bodleian Libraries. Something exciting arrived in a recent delivery: The Yellow Fairy Book (ed. Andrew Lang) was called up. On the flip side, the AP Stylebook suggests that you use quotation marks around the names of books (with the exceptions of the Bible and catalogs of reference material, such as dictionaries and almanacs, which should not be styled in any way).

So if you’re writing for a publication that adheres to AP guidelines, reference books with friendly quotation marks: "Eat, Pray, Love," "Harry Potter. The Bodleian Libraries have acquired their 12 millionth printed book: a unique copy of a Shelley pamphlet entitled Poetical Essay on the Existing State of Things.

The Bodleian Libraries form the largest UK university library system, with more than 13 million printed items, 80, e-journals and outstanding special collections.

Bodleian Library, library of the University of Oxford, one of the oldest and most important nonlending reference libraries in Great Britain. A legal deposit library entitled to free copies of all books printed in Great Britain, the Bodleian is particularly rich in Oriental manuscripts and.

The Bodleian Library celebrates book coffers and other wonderful things used to carry books through the ages – and shows off its new acquisition Thousands and thousands of manuscripts and printed books survive from medieval Europe, but only just over of the devices used to carry them – known as book coffers – are thought to be in.

The Bodleian Library's special collections (rare books, manuscripts, maps) are held in the newly opened Weston Library. If you are going to be using the manuscripts and rare books collections of the Bodleian Library, then email [email protected] with the name of your course, the title/subject of your dissertation.

An 18th-century Thai folding book written in Pali with miniature paintings illustrating the past lives and the last life of the Buddha. Photograph: Bodleian Library Facebook Twitter Pinterest. The Online Books Page. Online Books by.

Bodleian Library. Books from the extended shelves: Bodleian Library: [A summary catalogue of Western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, (Oxford, Clarendon Press, ]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Bodleian Library: [Catalogus librorum hebraeorum in bibliotheca Bodleiana; (Berolini: Typis A.

Friedlaender, ?]). The Bodleian Library With over 12 million items, it is the second largest library in Britain after the British Library. Under the Legal Deposit Libraries Act it is one of six legal deposit libraries for works published in the United Kingdom and under Irish Law it is entitled to request a copy of each book published in the Republic of Ireland.

A Catalogue of Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century now in the Bodleian Library (cited as Bod-inc.) is a short-title catalogue of more than 5, incunabula held in the Bodleian Library at the University of -inc. stands out among incunabula catalogues for its detailed listing of the contents of each edition being described.

Indexed Names Browse an alphabetical list of personal, family, and organisational names which have been used to index our collection material. To return to the home page, click 'Bodleian Archives & Manuscripts' at the top of the every page. Searching.

You can choose how to search by: Catalogue descriptions. This is the default option. Hi - I represent the Bodleian Libraries and have just noticed the wording under 'Present and Future of Libraries' (last line) regarding identity and the name change to Bodleian Libraries from OULS.

The wording is not neutral, and the citation used does not back the statement made (citation is a factual note of name change; sentence cites loss. an Digitized images from the Bodleian Libraries' special collections. Other Special Collections digital resources. Polonsky Foundation digitization project A digitized collection of Hebrew manuscripts, Greek manuscripts, and incunabula (15th-century printed books) from the Bodleian and the Vatican Library.

John Johnson Collection. Join Today. The Bodleian Patrons will launch with an inaugural event on 26 November Any members joining before February will be named on a hand-printed Honour Roll of Founding Members, specially created by the Bodleian’s Bibliographical Press, which will be preserved in the Libraries’ collections in perpetuity.

The newest entry in the Bodleian Library’s bestselling series of vintage pocket guides, this pamphlet is filled with pithy notes on Australian customs, language, and other cultural facts the military deemed necessary for every American soldier. What is the history of the Bodleian Library? Sarah Thomas, Bodley's Librarian, Bodleian Libraries, talks about the history of the Bodleian Library in this Curiosity video.Bodleian Library bŏd´lēən, bŏdlē´ən, at the Univ.

of Oxford. The original library, destroyed in the reign of Edward VI, was replaced inchiefly through the efforts of Sir Thomas Bodley, who gave it valuable collections of books and manuscripts and in his will left a fund for maintenance.Bodleian Library has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Bodleian Library’s most popular book is Instructions for British Servicemen in Germany,

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