History of the New York Society Library

History of the New York Society Library : With an Introductory Chapter on Libraries in Colonial New York, 1698-1776 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from History of the New York Society Library: With an Introductory Chapter on Libraries in Colonial New York, 1698-1776 We are confident, moreover, that this work should interest the student of general history as well, for it tells the story Of early attempts toward advancement in culture and social better ment in this country. In confirmation of this belief, it is a pleasure to state that the introduction and first three chapters of the book, under title of The Library in Colonial New York, have been approved by the faculty of political science in Columbia University as the dissertation required of Mr. Keep for the degree of Doctor Of Philosophy. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 710 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 36mm | 934g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243020244
  • 9780243020249