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Catalogue of the Library of the United States - To Which Is Annexed a Copious Index, Alphabetically Arranged. (Paperback) Loot Price: R356
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Catalogue of the Library of the United States - To Which Is Annexed a Copious Index, Alphabetically Arranged. (Paperback)

George Watterston

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Title: Catalogue of the library of the United States: to which is annexed a copious index, alphabetically arranged.Author: George WatterstonPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP05387000CollectionID: CTRG05-B10506PublicationDate: 18150101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: A catalog of the Thomas Jefferson collection, in 6,500 volumes, purchased by the Congress in 1815 to replace the library destroyed in 1814. Classified; the classification based on that of Jefferson, of which a tabulated scheme is given (p. 1, 3-4). Compiled by Mr. George Watterston, librarian. Includes "Rules and regulations" (p. xxiii-xxviii) and "Abstract of laws concerning the Library of Congress" 1802-1812] (p. xxix-xxxii) Sabin, Bibliotheca americana (v. 4, no. 15564]), also quotes title (no. 15565): "Catalogue of the library purchased by Congress from Thomas Jefferson, late president of the United States." No record of such a copy is to be found in the Library. Includes indexes.Collation: 5], 170, xxxii p.; 24.5 x 20 cm


Imprint: Gale Ecco, Sabin Americana
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: George Watterston
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 190
ISBN-13: 978-1-275-86761-1
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > American history
Books > Humanities > History > American history > General
Books > History > American history
Books > History > American history > General
LSN: 1-275-86761-8
Barcode: 9781275867611

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