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CLASS LIST OF BEST BOOKS
PUBLISHED FOR THE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
THE LIBRARY SUPPLY CO.
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LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS.
Bibliography and Library Economy. BERNARD KETTLE, Guildhall Library,
Philosophy and Religion. C. H. LIMBRICK, Sub-Librarian, Sion College, London.
Science. L. W. FULCHER, B.Sc., Assistant Keeper, Science Library, Victoria and
Useful Arts. H. V. HOPWOOD, Patent Office Library, London.
Fine Arts. G. H. PALMER, B.A., Keeper, National Art Library, Victoria and
Literature. E. A. BAKER, M.A., Librarian, Public Libraries, Woolwich,
Juvenile Literature. The Staff of the Croydon Public Libraries.
Travel. J. R. Boosé, Librarian, Royal Colonial Institute, London.
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THE decision to publish the list of Best Books, 1905-6, in book form and in time for the Bradford Meeting of the Association was arrived at too late to admit of a thorough reorganisation of the system of book selection which has been in force during the last few years. The Editors, nevertheless, believe that the change in date and form of publication will prove acceptable to members, and that the present volume will form the first of a long and useful series. On the opposite page will be found the names of the contributors who are responsible for their respective sections. The lists have, with few exceptions, been printed intact; the editorial work having been confined to the formal revision and classification of the entries. The Editors recognise that the labour of compiling these lists this year has been unusually arduous, owing to the change in date of publication, and they venture to express on behalf of the Association their sincere appreciation of the value of the work done under somewhat abnormal conditions. They also beg to tender their thanks to Mr. H. V. Hopwood of the Patent Office Library for assistance given by him in the revision and indexing of the classification.
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ABBOT GASQUET'S WORKS.
HENRY III. AND THE CHURCH: a Study of his Ecclesiastical Policy, and of the Relations between England and Rome. By the Right Rev. Abbot GASQUET, D.D., O.S.B. Demy 8vo, 12s. net.
THE EVE OF THE REFORMATION.
Studies in the Religious Life and Thought
of the En lish People in the Period preceding the Rejection of the Romish Jurisdiction by Henry VIII. By the Right Rev. Abbot GASQUET, D.D., O.S.B. New and Revised Edition. Crown 8vo, 6s. net.
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This is Abbot Gasquet's most famous book, and has hitherto been only available at a high price. It has, moreover, been out of print for some time.
LIFE OF NAPOLEON I. By J. HOLLAND ROSE, Litt. D., late Scholar of Christ's College, Cambridge. Largely compiled from New Materials taken from the British Official Records. In 2 vols. Large Post 8vo, with numerous Illustrations, Maps and Plans. Third Edition, 18s. net.
Author of "The Life of
Also a cheaper Edition, without the Illustrations. 2 vols. NAPOLEONIC STUDIES. By J. HOLLAND ROSE, Litt. D., Napoleon I. ". Post 8vo, with Maps, 7s. 6d. net. THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, M.A., F.R.S., Clerk of the Works and Secretary to the Admiralty. Transcribed from the Shorthand MS. in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge, by the Rev. MYNORS BRIGHT, M.A., late Fellow and President of the College. With Lord Braybrooke's Notes. Edited, with additions, by HENRY B. WHEATLEY, F.S.A. In 10 vols. Demy 8vo, with Portraits and
other Illustrations, 10s. 6d. net each.
Also a cheaper Edition, in 8 vols., Crown 8vo, without the Illustrations and volume of Pepysiana, 5s. net each. GREGOROVIUS' HISTORY OF THE CITY OF ROME IN THE MIDDLE AGES. Translated from the German by Mrs. HAMILTON. Crown 8vo, 8 vols., 63s. net; or separately, Vols. I., II. and III., 6s. net each. Vols. IV., V., VI., VII. and VIII., each in two parts, 4s. 6d. net each part.
DYER and HASSALL'S HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE, from the Taking of Constantinople to the Present Time. By Dr. T. H. DYER. A New Edition, Revised throughout and brought up to date by ARTHUR HASSALL, M.A., Student of Christ Church, Oxford. In 6 vols. Crown 8vo, with Maps, 6s. net. each.
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Figarola Caneda (Domingo) Bibliografia de Rafael M. Merchán. Segunda edición. Habana: Imp. y pap. La Universal, de Ruiz y Hno., Obispo 34, 1905. 8vo. pp. 80. 012 (M)
Bédier (Joseph) and Roques (Mario) Bibliographie des travaux de Gaston Paris. Publié par Société amicale Gaston Paris.] Paris: E. Bouillon, 1904. 8vo. pp. 201. 8 fr.
Wigan Free Public Library. Gabriel Peignot: a list of his works preserved in the reference department of the Wigan free public library; with an introductory notice by H. T. Folkard. Wigan, 1905. 8vo. pp. 20. 012 (P)
Rossetti (Wm. Michael) Bibliography of the works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Ellis & Elvey, 1905. 8vo. 5-net. 012 (R) Shakespeare (William) Facsimile reproductions of the first editions of Venus and Adonis (1593), Lucrece (1594), The passionate pilgrim (1599), Sonnets (1609), and Pericles (1609). With introductions and bibliographies by Sidney [Lazarus] Lee. [1,000 copies printed.] Frowde, 1905. 4to 84/- net. 012 (S) Esdaile (Arundell) Shakespeare literature, 1901-5. (In The Library, 2nd series, vol. vii., 1906, pp. 167-80.) 012 (S)
Lee (Sidney Lazarus) Notes and additions to the census of copies of the Shakespeare first folio. (In The Library, 2nd series. vol. vi., 1906, pp. 113-39.) 012 (S) Wright (Alexander Tremaine) Samuel Taylor, angler and stenographer. . . . Published by the Willis-Byrom Club for its members only, 1904-5. 2 vols. 012 (T)
Vol. ii. contains a tabular bibliography of "An essay intended to establish a standard for an universal system of stenography or short-hand writing," pp. 42, with 13 facsimile title-pages.
Thomson (Joseph Charles) Bibliography of the writings of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Wimbledon : J. Thomson, 1905. 8vo, pp. 80. 6/6 net. 012 (T) Tolstoy (Count Lev. N.) Complete works. Translated from the original Russian and edited by Leo Wiener. Vol. xxiv. J. M. Dent, 1905. 3/6 net. 012 (T)
Contains a 35-page bibliography of works and articles on Tolstoy in English, German and French.